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Name: CAYO SOTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/05/1905
Completed: 05/1905
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 385
Dimensions: 3082grt, 1988nrt, 330.8 x 45.1 x 24.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 320nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120579
History:
05/1905 Cuban SS Co Ltd (E Bigland & Co), London
1916 The Bay SS Co Ltd, London; renamed BAYSOTO
06/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 06/08/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UC42 when 33 miles
SE by E from Girdleness on a voyage from Arkhangelsk to the Tyne and
Le Havre with a cargo of flax.