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Name: NORTHGATE
Type Cargo ship
Launched: 03/09/1940
Completed: 01/01/1941
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 54
Dimensions: 429grt, 224nrt, 156.0 x 26.1 x 8.0ft
Engines: 2SCSA, 6cyl, oil engine, 59rhp
Engines by: Crossley Bros Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 167100
History:
01/01/1941 Hull Gates Shipping Co Ltd, Hull
1963 Sank
Comments: 24/03/1963: Foundered near Ouistreham Light Vessel, whilst on passage from
Caen to Flixborough with a cargo of iron ore
The Cleland shipyard had a close relationship with Hull Gates through a common shareholding by the Craggs family, who were also connected to the Goole shipyard.


Photo courtesy of Charlie Hill

Photo courtesy of Richard Cox