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Name: JO TAYLOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/11/1929
Completed: 09/1930
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 1055
Dimensions: 4640grt, 2784nrt, 395.1 x 38.1 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 419hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
09/1930 Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
1933 Unterweser Reederei AG, Bremen; renamed GONZENHEIM
19/10/1939 Sank
Comments: 1930: Laid down for Eros Steamships Ltd (Lambert Bros), not delivered
1930: Completed for builder’s account and laid up pending sale
19/10/1939: Scuttled by her crew after interception by HMS SCOTSTOUN
in the northern Denmark Strait on a voyage from Buenos Aires to Germany with grain