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Name: TRONTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/08/1905
Completed: 10/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 764
Dimensions: 6405grt, 3976nrt, 400.0 x 52.0 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 494nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120888
History:
1905 Steamship Tronto Co Ltd (EC Thin), Liverpool
1916 The Bay Steamship Co Ltd, London; renamed BAYRONTO
13/09/1919 Sank
Comments: 13/09/1919: Foundered in the Gulf of Mexico at 26.45N - 83W
On a voyage from Galveston to Marseille with a cargo of wheat


Above photo as TRONTO courtesy of Photoship