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Name: NORTHGATE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/04/1925
Completed: 05/1925
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 539
Dimensions: 425grt, 155nrt, 144.9 x 25.2 x 11.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 36 x 27ins), 77nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135610
History:
05/1925 Pease & Partners, Stockton-on-Tees
1933 Free Trade Wharf Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
1938 Bristol Sand & Gravel Co Ltd (FE Peters), Bristol; renamed GARTH
26/11/1946 Sank
Comments: 1938: Converted to a sand dredger
26/11/1946: Sank after fouling anchor chain of another vessel in
Redcliffe Bay on a voyage from Cardiff to Avonmouth.