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Name: ROSEMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/02/1914
Completed: 04/1914
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 440
Dimensions: 4303grt, 2745nrt, 369.9 x 51.1 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 386nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133552
History:
04/1914 Novocastrian Shipping Co Ltd (W Runciman & Co), Newcastle
17/07/1916 Sank
Comments: 17/07/1916: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat U39 when
80 miles NE by N of Algiers on a voyage from Genoa to Hampton Roads in ballast.