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Name: KITTY TAYLOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/09/1929
Completed: 11/1929
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 1054
Dimensions: 4640grt, 2785nrt, 395.1 x 53.8 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 419nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161316
History:
11/1929 Lambert Bros
1934 R Ropner & Co; renamed DALEBY
04/11/1942 Sank
Comments: 04/11/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U89, 600 miles SW of Iceland


Photo as DALEBY courtesy of Richard Cox