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Name: WESTDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/10/1911
Completed: 17/11/1911
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Stone Quay, South Shields
Yard Number: 284
Dimensions: 424grt, 188nrt, 143.5 x 24.4 x 10.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 36 x 24ins), 70rhp
Engines by: Baird Bros, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131398
History:
17/11/1911 Overton Steamship Co Ltd (RR Clark, manager), Liverpool
1942 Ohlson Steamship Co (Sir Eric Ohlson, manager), Hull
10/1948 Broken up
Comments: 20/06/1944: Mined off the Normandy coast, with a cargo of ammunition
28/06/1944: Refloated and hulked at Le Havre as a storage ship
10/1948: Broken up at Grays, Essex by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo courtesy of George Robinson