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Name: LARGO BAY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/06/1890
Completed: 1890
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 297
Dimensions: 2026grt, 1267nrt, 287.0 x 37.0 x 22.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 178nhp
Engines by: Westgarth, English & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96511
History:
1890 WJ Affleck & Co Ltd, North Shields
1908 Crosby, Magee & Co, North Shields
1913 Paul Castaniť, Oran: renamed EUROPE
01/05/1915 Sank
Comments: 01/05/1915: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U30, 3 miles NW of Bishop Rock
On a voyage from Barry to St Nazaire with a cargo of coal