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Name: BLACKTOFT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/03/2010
Completed: 05/1910
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 163
Dimensions: 1109grt, 654nrt, 225.2 x 36.2 x 14.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 50 x 33ins), 169nhp
Engines by: George Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128873
History:
05/2010 Wetherall SS Co LTd (JH Wetherall), Goole
1917 JH Wetherall & Co Ltd, Goole
1935 Toft SS Co Ltd (TH Donking & Sons Ltd), Middlesbrough
22/02/1945 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1945: Sank after being torpedoed by a German MTB of the 8-9th Flotilla
in 52.52N 02.36E on a voyage from Goole to Caen with pitch


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox