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Name: JUNONA also seen as YUNONA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/04/1898
Completed: 06/08/1898
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 343
Dimensions: 3338grt, 2149nrt, 5143dwt, 345.3 x 46.1 x 15.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 60 x 42ins), 255nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.9knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/08/1898 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Co, Odessa
25/08/1917 Sank
Comments: Launched as JUNO
Contract price 37656, Profit 4771-0s-10d
31/05/1908: Collided with & sank LOANDA off South Foreland
Had to put in to Gravesend with considerable bow damage
25/08/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U80 when off Cape Wrath
On a voyage from Archangel to Liverpool with a cargo of pitprops


The Marine Engineer 01/05/1898