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Name: CAYO BONITO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/07/1901
Completed: 09/1901
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 355
Dimensions: 3427grt, 2213nrt, 346.2 x 45.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 320nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114760
History:
09/1901 Cuban Steamship Co Ltd (E Bigland & Co), London
1916 Brys & Gylsen Ltd, London; renamed CALEDONIER
1917 Renamed CAYO BONITO
11/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 11/10/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC35, 4 miles ENE of Savona
On a voyage from Swansea to Livorno with a cargo of patent fuel