TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: TOWNELEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/06/1910
Completed: 08/1910
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 165
Dimensions: 2476grt, 1476nrt, 305.5 x 42.2 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 254nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129756
History:
08/1910 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
31/01/1918 Sank
Comments: 31/01/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U46 when 18 miles
NE by E of Trevose Head (50.48N 04.48W) on a voyage from Devonport
for Barry Roads in ballast.