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Name: RAITHMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/02/1899
Completed: 04/1899
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 338
Dimensions: 3112grt, 1990nrt, 323.0 x 47.1 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 42ins), 278nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110097
History:
04/1899 North Moor Steamships Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1906 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1913 Merevale Shipping Co Ltd, Cardiff; renamed CAMBANK
20/02/1915 Sank
Comments: 20/02/1915: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U30, 10 miles E of Point Lynas
On a voyage from Huelva to Garston with a cargo of copper ore & ingots