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Name: BALMORALWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/12/1936
Completed: 02/1937
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 609
Dimensions: 5834grt, 3374nrt, 446.7 x 56.7 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 65 x 45ins) + exhaust turbine, 477nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164835
History:
02/1937 Constantine Shipping Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
14/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 14/06/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U47 in 50.19N - 10.28W
on a voyage from Sorel to Falmouth with wheat and aircraft (on deck).


Above photos courtesy of photoship.co.uk