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Name: EXMOOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/04/1912
Completed: 05/1912
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 426
Dimensions: 4329grt, 2760nrt, 363.2 x 51.1 x 27.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 385nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132720
History:
05/1912 Moor Line Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
05/04/1919 Wrecked
Comments: 05/04/1919: Wrecked on Middle Bank Sand, 2 miles east of Spurn Point
while attempting to avoid a drifting mine, on a voyage from the Tyne to Genoa with coal.