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Name: WESTMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/06/1900
Completed: 07/1900
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 347
Dimensions: 3591grt, 2315nrt, 341.6 x 46.7 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 294nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 112736
History:
07/1900 North Moor Steamships Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1906 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1911 European & Brazilian Shipping Co Ltd (Petersen & Co), London
1911 Renamed RIO LAGES
1914 London-American Maritime Trading Co Ltd (Petersen & Co), London
1916 Lewis SS Co Ltd (T Lewis), London
26/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 26/04/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U69 when 155 miles
NW by W of the Fastnet (51.38N 12.52W)
On a voyage from Cienfuegos to Queenstown with a cargo of sugar


Above photo as WESTMOOR courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 14/06/1900