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Name: TOWNELEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/05/1923
Completed: 07/1923
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 231
Dimensions: 2872grt, 1692nrt, 334.3 x 44.6 x 21.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 337nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145532
History:
05/1923 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
07/01/1940 Sank
Comments: 07/01/1940: Sank after being mined 1 mile ENE of the NE Spit Buoy off
Margate on a voyage from the Tyne to Rouen with coal.