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Name: CAYO ROMANO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1893
Completed: 09/1893
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 290
Dimensions: 2690grt, 1755nrt, 315.5 x 41.2 x 16.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 283nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102800
History:
09/1893 Cuban Steamship Co Ltd (E Bigland & Co), London
1904 Luigi Zino fu G, Savona; renamed ALACRITÀ
1912 Soc Anon Lloyd del Pacifico, Savona
17/09/1921 Sank
Comments: 17/09/1921: Foundered at 33.04N – 55.34W
On a voyage from New Orleans to Barcelona with a cargo of grain