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Name: PEARLMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/02/1923
Completed: 04/1923
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 471
Dimensions: 4581grt, 2817nrt, 400.3 x 52.1 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 513nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147460
History:
04/1923 Moor Line Ltd (Walter Runciman & Co Ltd, managers), London
19/07/1940 Sank
Comments: 19/07/1940: Torpedoed & sunk 30 miles off the coast of north west Ireland


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox