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Name: ZURICHMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1909
Completed: 01/1910
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 411
Dimensions: 3778grt, 2422nrt, 347.5 x 49.1 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 320nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129068
History:
01/1910 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1920 Western Counties Shipping Co Ltd (E Edwards & Sons Ltd), Cardiff
1920 Renamed ZURICHMEAD
1922 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London; renamed HALLMOOR
06/1931 Broken up
Comments: 17/02/1931: Grounded on Pincushion Rock, 1.5 miles north of Seaham on a
Voyage from Rotterdam to the Tyne in ballast
21/02/1931: Refloated and towed to Sunderland, total loss
15/06/1931: Arrived in the Tyne for breaking at Dunston