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</TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Yard Number: </TD><TD width=600> 411 </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Dimensions: </TD><TD width=600> 3778grt, 2422nrt, 347.5 x 49.1 x 25.2ft </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> Engines: </TD><TD width=600> T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 320nhp </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> 129068 </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> History: </TD><TD width=600> </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 01/1910 </TD><TD width=600> Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 1920 </TD><TD width=600> Western Counties Shipping Co Ltd (E Edwards & Sons Ltd), Cardiff </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 1920 </TD><TD width=600> Renamed ZURICHMEAD </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 1922 </TD><TD width=600> Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London; renamed HALLMOOR </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> 06/1931 </TD><TD width=600> Broken up </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> 17/02/1931: Grounded on Pincushion Rock, 1.5 miles north of Seaham </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> </TD><TD width=600> On a voyage from Rotterdam to the Tyne in ballast </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> </TD><TD width=600> 21/02/1931: Refloated & towed to Sunderland, but declared a total loss </TD></TR> <TR><TD width=100 align=right> </TD><TD width=600> 15/06/1931: Arrived in the Tyne for breaking up by Clayton & Davie at Dunston </TD></TR> </table> </div> <br><br> <P Align="center"><IMG border="0" src="Zurichmoor-1910-press.jpg" width=500 height=382></P> <P Align="center"><Font face="Verdana" color="#FFFFFF" size="2">Lloyd's List, Saturday, 27/11/1909</Font></P> <br><br> </body> </html>