Monte Gurugu - Collection C. Kleiss
At Gijón. On the right lower side was the Monte Coroña and on the upper center the Vizcaya. The rest are not identified.
        She was built in 1921 as Artea-Mendi and renamed Monte Gurugu in 1939. On 13/November/1953 she sunk due water ingress at Bristol Channel during an storm. When abandoning the ship one of the three lifeboats hit the side and sunk, other hit the nearby rocks surviving only one of the persons in it and the third managed to keep afloat until the arrival of the local lifeboats. There were 12 people dead and 25 supervivors.
Shipyard/Year C. Hill and Sons / 1921
Dead Weight 5,700 MT
Gross Register 3,551 GRT
Length 99.1 mtr
Breadth 14.6 mtr
Depth 7.7 mtr
Propulsion Alternative triple expansion
Power 1,480 H.P.
Sunk 1953




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