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Moonlight (4)

 

Builder Hepworths, Paull
Official Nr
Yard Nr   ?
Launched 1961
Delivered 1962
Length 119 ft
Beam 25 ft
Gross 199.9 tons
Deadweight
Engine 6 cyl oil

Built as the "Paullgate" for Hullgate Shipping Co and known to have still been in service with them in 1964. Purchased by Light Shipping Company in 1964 or 5 and renamed as their fourth "Moonlight". 

On 9th September 1970, she was on passage from Runcorn to Carrickfergus when her cargo shifted in a storm and she capsized. 2 of the crew were lost.

The photograph below shows her as Hullgate Shipping's Paullgate.

Photograph courtesy of  C A Hill