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Name: YORKMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/08/1912
Completed: 09/1912
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 428
Dimensions: 4253grt, 2717nrt, 369.7 x 51.1 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 385nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135137
History:
09/1912 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
16/07/1918 Wrecked
Comments: 16/07/1918: Wrecked on Lobos Island in the River Plate on a voyage from
San Nicolas, Argentina to Italy with wheat