Taurus

1905 General cargo

Buildingyard: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd., Newcastle

Built year: 1905

Yard no: 153

Tonnage: GRT: 4262/ NET: 2765/ TDW: 7387

Dims: LOA: 355,0/ BR: 50,1/ DR: 20,0ft

 

Machinery: 3-cyl 3EXP steamengine by Blair & Co Ltd., Stockton - 1870 ihp

Speed: 10,00knots

Photo: Unknown

22.03.1905: Launched

00.04.1905: Completed. Price: NOK 719.425,66

02.07.1935: Sold for GBP8000 to Achille  Lauro, Italy and renamed SANTAGATA. The saleprice was agreed under the agreement that the vessel would 

                      be scrapped, but as she was in fact used for further trading and additional amount of GBP 300 was paid to WW in January 1940

04.08.1943: Bombed and sunk at Naples be Allied Aircraft. After the war the wreck was scrapped as it layed   

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