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Name: GOLO
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 11/12/1905
Completed: 02/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 748
Dimensions: 1380grt, 470nrt, 263.0 x 34.4 x 18.1ft
Engines: T4cyl (29, 45, 52 & 52 x 45ins), 363nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1906 Cie Marseillaise de Navigation Vapeur (Fraissinet et Cie), Marseille
1914 Government of France; renamed GOLO II
22/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 1914: Requisitioned by the French Navy as an armed boarding steamer
22/02/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC22 when 48 miles
SW of Cape Bianco, Corfu


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above image copyright of The Engineer

Shields Daily News, Tuesday, 12/12/1905