DENTON GRAY & COMPANY, MIDDLETON, HARTLEPOOL

Name TAUNTON
Type Barque - Composite construction
Yard Number 73
Launched 23/05/1868
Completed 1868
Off. Number 60830
Engine builder  
Engine type  
GRT 705
Length (feet) 181.5
Beam (feet) 32
First owner Watts, Milburn & Co., Newcastle
History 07/1879 W. Milburn & Co., Newcastle
12/1881 G. B. Meager, Swansea and rigged as a barque
1892 EMILIA, J. A. Ferreira & Co., Lisbon
   
Fate 17/07/1898 struck Thunderbolt Rock on passage Lourenco Marques for New Orleans, towed to Port Elizabeth and sank.

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