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Name: YORKMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/11/1901
Completed: 01/1902
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 358
Dimensions: 3544grt, 2297nrt, 341.5 x 46.7 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 294nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114824
History:
01/1902 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1912 European & Brazilian Shipping Co Ltd (Petersen & Co), London
1912 Renamed RIO SOROCABA
1915 Cassar Ltd (T Hick & Co), London; renamed ANT CASSAR
27/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 27/08/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB118 when
30 miles NNW of Strumble Head at position 52.25N 05.45W
On a voyage from Glasgow to Milford Haven with a cargo of coal