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</TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Dimensions: </TD><TD width=600> 4253grt, 2717nrt, 369.7 x 51.1 x 26.1ft </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Engines: </TD><TD width=600> T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 385nhp </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Engines by: </TD><TD width=600> John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Propulsion: </TD><TD width=600> 1 x Screw </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Construction: </TD><TD width=600> Steel </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Reg Number: </TD><TD width=600> 135137 </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> History: </TD><TD width=600> </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 18/09/1912 </TD><TD width=600> Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 16/07/1918 </TD><TD width=600> Wrecked </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> </TD><TD width=600> </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Comments: </TD><TD width=600> 16/07/1918: Wrecked on Lobos Island in the River Plate </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> </TD><TD width=600> On a voyage from San Nicolas, Argentina to Italy with a cargo of wheat </TD></TR> </table> </div> <br><br> <P Align="center"><IMG border="0" src="Yorkmoor-1912-press.jpg" width=450 height=766></P> <P Align="center"><Font face="Verdana" color="#FFFFFF" size="2">Shields Daily News, Monday, 23/09/1912</Font></P> <br><br> </body> </html>