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Name: TOWNELEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/09/1904
Completed: 10/1904
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 123
Dimensions: 1197grt, 758nrt, 235.0 x 33.6 x 15.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 49 x 33ins), 156nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118645
History:
10/1904 Burnett Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle
1910 FWG Lehmann, Hamburg; renamed JOHANNA LEHMANN
1929 Nordische Dampfer-Reederei (Lilienfeld & Oldendorff) mbH; renamed NORDFELS
1937 Egon Oldendorff, Lubeck
1944 Government of France
1947 Union d'Enterprises Marocaines (Panama flag); renamed ANFA,
1952 Cia Suiza Panamena de Nav San Esteban SA
1952 Francesco Tomei, Rome; renamed RENATO TOMEI
1954 Raffaele Romano, Naples; renamed POMEZIA
1958 Domenico Dammacco, Bari; renamed ANITA DAMMACCO
12/1959 Broken up
Comments: 08/1944: Captured at La Rochelle, taken over by French Government
12/1959: Broken up by Acciaierie e Ferriere Pugliese at Molfetta


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 23/09/1904