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Name: WESTMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/09/1911
Completed: 10/1911
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 422
Dimensions: 4329grt, 2782nrt, 363.1 x 51.1 x 27.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 385nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132621
History:
10/1911 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
01/07/1918 Sank
Comments: 01/07/1918: Sank after being shelled and torpedoed by U-Boat U91 when
210 miles NW by W of Casablanca (34.10N – 11.47W) on a voyage from Gibraltar to Buenos Aires in ballast.