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Name: ORANGEMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/02/1923
Completed: 03/1923
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 282
Dimensions: 5775grt, 3657nrt, 399.6 x 53.0 x 32.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 503nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147441
History:
03/1923 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co Ltd), London
1938 Managers Runciman Shipping Co Ltd
31/05/1940 Sank
Comments: 31/05/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U101 in 49.43N 03.23W
On a voyage from Bone to the Tyne with iron ore.