The steamer Taunton was built by Burmeister & Wains AS in København in Denmark, and was launched in November 1902. She was sold to A.F Klaveness in Sandefjord in Norway five years later. Under a journey from Norfolk to St.Georges loaded with coal, she ran aground on Northern Reef 24.November 1920. She was written of as a total loss, and the remains of her rest today on a depth of 5 to 10 meter north of St. Davids Island.

Former names:

228,5 x 32,6 x 22,3 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1329 grt
København ( DK ) 1901 Kristiania ( N )
32.29'.550 N 64.40'.510 W
( Source: Bermuda Attractions )

Picture: Taunton
Sverre Johansen