|Builder||Ropner & Son, Stockton|
|Operator||Britain SS. Co., Ltd. (Watts, Watts & Co., Ltd.), London|
|History||Built as Talavera for the Scholefield Steam Shipping Co., Ltd., Newcastle, H. Scholefield & Son manager. Sold and renamed in 1916.|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Taplow
|1||14 Jun 1917||U 82 (Hans Adam)||Sunk||Torpedoed about 100 miles WSW of Bishop Rock||48° 25'N, 10° 28'W||Huelva - Port Talbot||copper, copper ore, etc.||27|
|Sunk with no survivors; vessel posted as missing. The sinking, which is not listed in Spindler’s official history, was attributed to U 82 by Michael Lowrey in 2020. The attack had been previously thought to have sunk the British steamer Highbury but the location presented difficulties upon closer examination. Highbury was instead sunk by U 66 west of Ireland on June 10.|
Position of attack on Taplow
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