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Name: WESTERN VALLEYS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1919
Completed: 10/1919
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 953
Dimensions: 3106grt, 1869nrt, 331.0 x 46.8 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 430nhp
Engines by: Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136157
History:
10/1919 Cleeves Western Valleys Anthracite Collieries Ltd, Swansea
31/12/1924 Wrecked
Comments: Laid down as WAR COMET for the Shipping Controller, London
31/12/1924: Wrecked after dragging her anchor off Heysham
when inward from Port Breira with a cargo of iron ore.