Macarena - Collection C. Kleiss
At Marseille. She was the first vessel. The next one was the Castilla, but British.
      She was built in 1894 by Grangemouth Dockyard for this shipping company. She was sold in 1916 to Wenceslao González Garra, retaining her name. In 1920 she was bought by Naviera Fierros, being renamed her Genoveva Fierro. She had a very peculiar ending, not because of the fact itself but because of the circumstances. She sank close to Santoña on 17/December/1925 by collision with the Antonio, but the peculiar thing was that the reason for the collision of the two ships, which were sailing in opposite direction, was because the Captains of both ships wanted to greet each other since they were brothers. The Antonio was beached on Noja beach for avoiding sinking, but it was impossible to refloat her again.
Shipyard / Year Grangemouth Dockyard / 1894
Owner Cía. Sevillana de Navegación a Vapor
Name Macarena
Owner / Year Wenceslao González Garra / 1916
Dead weight 1,615 MT
Gross register 1,122 GRT
Length 67.1 mtr
Breadth 9.6 mtr
Depth 5.1 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 810 H.P.
Sold 1916 to
Owner Wenceslao González Garra
Name Macarena
Sold 1920 to
Owner Naviera Fierros
Name Genoveva Fierro
Sunk on 17/12/1925 close to Santoña (Cantabria)



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