Menorca - Collection C. Kleiss
At Ciudadela, on the center. On the left side was the Playa Roqueta.
        She was built at Erandio on 1972 by Astilleros y Talleres Celaya. Her owner was José Alsina Ferragut. She was layed up at Palma de Mallorca, together with Playa Dorada and Karelia, when on 1989 she set on fire and sunk, building later on her remainings the breakwater Dique del Oeste. The other two were before Playa Dorada and Karelia respectively.
Shipyard/Year Ast. y Tall. Celaya / 1972
Dead Weight 46 MT
Gross Register 292 GRT
Passengers 201
Length 41.0 mtr
Breadth 6.7 mtr
Depth 4.7 mtr
Propulsion 2 x Bazan-MAN V8V-16/18TLS
Potencia 2,800 C.V.
Sunk 1989


        The Playa Roqueta was built on 1964 at Zumaya by Astilleros Balenciaga for Antonio Léniz Bengoechea, being renamed as Polensa Quinto. She was bought on 1969 by Náutica Menorquina, S.A., being renamed Playa Roqueta. On 1983 she was sold to the Panamanian shipping company Dorado Trading, renamed Carolina G. and later Teresa B.. On 1990 she was seized by the Spanish Vigilancia Aduanera due tobacco contraband and taken to Santander, where after some time she sunk resting on the bottom with part of the ship above the sea surface.
Shipyard/Year Balenciaga - Zumaya / 1964
Dead Weight 405 MT
Gross Register 363 GRT
Length 42.5 mtr
Breadth 7.5 mtr
Depth 3.8 mtr
Propulsion Diesel engine
Power 450 H.P.
Bought 1969 to
Owner Polensa
Sold 1983 to
Owner Dorado Trading



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