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Name: YORKMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1924
Completed: 01/1925
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 478
Dimensions: 4457grt, 2768nrt, 381.0 x 52.4 x 26.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 470nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148531
History:
01/1925 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co Ltd, managers), London
28/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 28/05/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U506, 400 miles SE of Wilmington, USA


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox