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Name: WINDSORWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/04/1936
Completed: 06/1936
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 601
Dimensions: 5395grt, 3147nrt, 438.9 x 55.8 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 65 x 42ins) + exhaust turbine, 443nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164828
History:
06/1936 Constantine Shipping Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
25/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 25/06/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U51 in 48.31N - 14.50W
on a voyage from the Tyne to Sierra Leone with a cargo of coal


Above photos courtesy of photoship.co.uk