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Category:Taunton (ship, 1868)

English: Taunton was a composite clipper built 1868 by Denton, Gray & Co., West Hartlepool (Sunderland), yard-Nr. 73 for Watts, Millburn & Co.'s China tea trade. 1881 sold to G. B. Meager, Swansea and rigged as a barque. 1892 sold to J. A. Ferreira & Co., Lisbon and renamed Emilia. 1898 struck Thunderbolt Rock on passage Lourenco Marques for New Orleans, towed to Port Elizabeth and sank.
Her dimensions were 55,3 x 9,8 m and she had 705 GRT (IMO Nr.: 60830).[1][2][3]

Names:

  • Taunton (1868–1892)
  • Emilia (1892–1898)

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