Banderas - Collection C. Kleiss
At Methil (United Kingdom), on the photos's right side. She was the first vessel in the company with this name.
She had a sad ending. On 18/February/1940, during a voyage with phosphates from Bona (Algeria) to Pasajes, she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-53 about 8 miles off Cabo Villano. There were 18 deaths.
Shipyard / Year W. Pickersgill - Southwick / 1902
Dead weight 3,580 MT
Gross register 2,053 GRT
Length 87.2 mtr
Breadth 13.2 mtr
Depth 5.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 990 H.P.
Speed 9 knots
Torpedoed 18/02/1940 by the submarine U-53
Torpedoed 8 miles off Cabo Villano

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