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Name: WYLO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/08/1883
Completed: 08/1883
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 197
Dimensions: 1396grt, 835nrt, 250.0 x 36.2 x 17.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 54 x 36ins), 135nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87893
History:
08/1883 Steam Ship "Wylo" Ltd (Gracie, Beazley & Co), Liverpool
1896 GL Vatis & Co, Syra; renamed BILLIO
1899 Rederi A/B Excelsior (JM Pettersson), Helsingborg; renamed EXCELSIOR
1915 Rederi A/B Polaris (JM Pettersson), Helsingborg
1916 H Unér A/B (Rob Göhle), Norrköping
1921 Robert Göhole & E Beckmann (Rob Göhle), Norrköping
1921 Rederi A/B Cecil (GF Persson), Landskrona
1935 A/B GH Dalgren (GH Dalgren), Helsingborg
1939 A Saarna & GH Dalgren, Tallinn; renamed ANU
06/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 06/02/1940: Mined and sank off the mouth of the River Tay on a voyage from
Gothenburg via Aberdeen to Dundee. Mine laid on 23/12/1939 by U-Boat U13.


Above photo as EXCELSIOR copyright of the Robert Boman Collection