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Name: CAYO SOTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/02/1900
Completed: 04/1900
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 345
Dimensions: 3421grt, 2143nrt, 346.3 x 45.1 x 25.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 320nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 112691
History:
04/1900 Cuban Steamship Co Ltd (E Bigland & Co), London
1901 Russische Baltische Dampfs Ges (Helmsing & Grimm), Riga; renamed XENIA
1906 Imperial Russian Navy
1918 English & Russian Repair & Machinery Works Association, Murmansk
06/1921 Northern State SS Co, Arkhangelsk; renamed OB
21/09/1921 Sank
Comments: 1906: Used as a repair ship by the Imperial Russian Navy
21/09/1921: Sank after being crushed in ice in the Kara Sea at 72.38N 66E
On a voyage from the Yenisei River to Arkhangelsk with a cargo of grain


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 19/02/1900