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Name: CAYO ROMANO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/09/1911
Completed: 10/1911
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 155
Dimensions: 3675grt, 2339nrt, 354.4 x 48.0 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 371nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
10/1911 Cayo Line Ltd (E Bigland & Co Ltd), London
1916 The Bay SS Co Ltd (Sale & Co), London; renamed BAYMANO
1921 Government of France; renamed PORT DE CHERBOURG
1921 Cie Maritime de Transports Coloniaux, Marseille; renamed MALGACHE
1936 Union Maritime SA, Marseille
1937 Renamed ROUENNAIS
25/04/1943 Sank
Comments: 25/04/1943: Sank off the coast of Morocco (34.02N 07.27W) on a voyage from
Casablanca to the UK with phosphates. Mine laid by U-Boat U455 on 10/04/1943