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Name: CASTLEMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/05/1892
Completed: 06/1892
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 280
Dimensions: 2868grt, 1846nrt, 306.0 x 41.7 x 21.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99461
History:
06/1892 South Shields Steam Shipping Co Ltd (W Runciman & Co), South Shields
1898 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), South Shields
1903 GC Dracoulis, Ithaca; renamed ODYSSEUS
1915 A/S Bygdønes (HJ Hansen), Christiania; renamed BYGDØNES
05/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 04/10/1917: Captured by U-Boat U151
05/10/1917: Scuttled when 65 miles north of Porto Santo, Madeira
On a voyage from Baltimore to Genoa with steel plate & drummed petroleum products