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Name: WARKWORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/11/1916
Completed: 02/1917
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 452
Dimensions: 4579grt, 2889nrt, 400.3 x 51.6 x 26.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44.5 & 74 x 48ins), 443nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133592
History:
02/1917 Dalgliesh Steam Shipping Co Ltd (RS Dalgliesh), Newcastle
1923 Harlem SS Co Ltd (F Newson), Newcastle; renamed OKLAHOMA
1926 Cie Générale Transatlantique, Le Havre
1930 Broken up
Comments: 15/10/1929: Caught fire and sank in Sandon Dock, Liverpool after arriving from
Talcahuano with sugar, nitrate and cotton
01/02/1930: Refloated
1930: Sold for breaking.


Above photos as OKLAHOMA courtesy of Richard Cox