Funnel supplied by Aingeru Astui

Flag supplied by Aingeru Astui


Altos Hornos de Vizcaya








Faustino R. San Pedro
Faustino R. San Pedro - Colección de J. Careaga

Shipyard / Year J. Readhead & Son / 1890
Dead weight 3,846 MT
Gross register 2,420 GRT
Length 88.5 mtr
Breadth 12.2 mtr
Depth 6.1 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 900 H.P.
Speed 8.5 knots
Owner (1st) Hain Steamship Company
Name Trevalgan
Sold 1911 to
Owner (2nd) Sociedad Uribarri-Echevarria
Name Charito
Bought 1916
Sunk Suances / 1937



Jaime Girona
Trece - Collection J. Careaga

Shipyard / Year Ropner & Son - Stockton / 1891
Dead weight 3,725 MT
Gross register 2,434 GRT
Length 88.4 mtr
Breadth 11.9 mtr
Depth 5.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 896 H.P.
Speed 9 knots
Owner T. Appleby
Name Elwick
Sold 1906 to
Owner Ballingall & Co. - W.Coupland
Sold 1913 to
Owner Rafael Ferrer y Malzarraga
Name Trece
Bought 1916
Renamed Jaime Girona
Sold 1940 to
Owner Eugenio Valdés
Name Jaime Girona
Sold 1943 to
Owner Cía. Valenciana de Cementos Portland
Name R.Ridaura
Scrapped Alicante / 1967

R. Ridaura by T. Diedrich



Marques de Urquijo
Marques de Urquijo

Shipyard/Year Armstrong - Glasgow / 1891
Dead Weight 3,850 MT
Gross Register 2,500 GRT
Length 88.4 mtr
Breadth 12.4 mtr
Depth 5.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,050 H.P.
Owner Cay, Hall & Co
Name Cereda
Sold 1913 to
Owner Rafael Ferrer Malzárraga
Name Quince
Bought 1916
Renamed Marques de Urquijo
Sunk 1916 - Submarine U-46

Marques de Urquijo - Collection L.Santa Olaya
El Noroeste - 10/August/1932



San Jose
San Jose - Collection J. Careaga

Shipyard/Year Haarlem / 1895
Dead weight 320 MT
Gross register 256 GRT
Length 38.9 mtr
Breadth 7.0 mtr
Depth 3.3 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 120 H.P.
Sold 1968

Ricardo - Collection J.L. Díaz Campa and Amador Méndez



Portu
Portu - Collection J. Careaga

Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1902
Dead weight 320 MT
Gross register 256 GRT
Length 38.9 mtr
Breadth 7.0 mtr
Depth 3.3 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 120 H.P.
Sold 1968

Portu by J.M. González Alonso
At Museo Marítimo de Bilbao, former Euskalduna drydock, with her original name and funnel colours.



Jose Vilallonga
Jose Vilallonga by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1916
Dead weight 7,438 MT
Gross register 4,648 GRT
Length 121.0 mtr
Breadth 15.4 mtr
Depth 7.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,800 H.P.
Bought 1953
Scrapped 1969



Conde de Zubiria
Conde de Zubiria by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1919
Dead weight 4,790 MT
Gross register 3,256 GRT
Length 99.2 mtr
Breadth 14.7 mtr
Depth 7.4 mtr
Propulsion Steam turbines
Power 1,300 H.P.
Scrapped 1968



Marques de Chavarri
Marques de Chavarri by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1919
Dead weight 4,790 MT
Gross register 3,278 GRT
Length 99.2 mtr
Breadth 14.7 mtr
Depth 7.4 mtr
Propulsion Steam Steam turbines
Power 1,300 H.P.
Scrapped 1969

Marques de Chavarri - Collection C. Kleiss
Loading iron ore at Águilas



Victor de Chavarri
Victor de Chavarri by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1919
Dead weight 4,920 MT
Gross register 3,308 GRT
Length 99.2 mtr
Breadth 14.7 mtr
Depth 7.4 mtr
Propulsion Steam turbines
Power 1,400 H.P.
Sold 1971



Fernando L. de Ybarra
Fernando L. de Ybarra - Photo supplied by F.J. Tomás Martinez

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1920
Dead weight 4,920 MT
Gross register 3,324 GRT
Length 99.2 mtr
Breadth 14.7 mtr
Depth 7.4 mtr
Propulsion Steam turbines
Power 1,400 H.P.
Sunk 1943



Galindo
Galindo by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1920
Dead weight 430 MT
Gross register 412 GRT
Length 46.6 mtr
Breadth 7.1 mtr
Depth 3.1 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 250 H.P.
Sold 1968

Santi por T. Diedrich



Fernando L. de Ybarra
Utamboni by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1914
Dead weight 6,990 MT
Gross register 4,313 GRT
Length 114.6 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 8.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,450 H.P.
Sold 1952
Sold 1959



Dicido
Dicido by F. Estrañi

Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Sestao / 1948
Dead weight 2,066 MT
Gross register 1,142 GRT
Length 60.1 mtr
Breadth 9.9 mtr
Depth 6.0 mtr
Donkey boiler for maneouvers:
Coal consumption 5 MT/day
Sold 1970 to
Unión de Estibadores - Bilbao



Marques de Triano
Marques de Triano by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1953
Dead weight 3,471 MT
Gross register 2,469 GRT
Length 90.3 mtr
Breadth 12.8 mtr
Depth 6.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,000 H.P.
Scrapped 1975

Marques de Triano - Collection C. Kleiss
Steaming down the river under the Puente Colgante bound to load a new iron ore cargo



Alfonso de Churruca
Alfonso de Churruca por F. Estrañi

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1954
Dead weight 3,505 MT
Gross register 2,469 GRT
Length 90.3 mtr
Breadth 12.8 mtr
Depth 6.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,000 H.P.
Scrapped 1977

Alfonso de Churruca - Collection M. Rodríguez Aguilar

Alfonso de Churruca - Collection C. Kleiss
At Dársena La Benedicta (Sestao), waiting for scrapping together with other ships. The third by her portside was the Liberian tanker Venture.
Alfonso de Churruca - Collection J. Careaga
The big difference in her look depending in ballast or fully loaded. Usually she was loading at Astillero.
Alfonso de Churruca por F. Estrañi



Benedicta
Benedicta by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1955
Dead weight 1,668 MT
Gross register 920 GRT
Length 62.7 mtr
Breadth 11.0 mtr
Depth 5.2 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,000 H.P.
Scrapped 1973
        This hopper was in AHV until 1973, when she was sold to Naviera Peninsular and reconverted to coastal ship. The steam machine was changed to a Caterpillar engine of 1,125 HP and renamed Cheu.
Cheu by T. Diedrich
The amazing change can be seen in this photo.



Conde del Cadagua
Conde del Cadagua by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1959
Dead weight 5,735 MT
Gross register 3,853 GRT
Length 113.1 mtr
Breadth 16.4 mtr
Depth 7.7 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain
Power 3,000 H.P.
Sold 1983

Conde del Cadagua
This photo shows her at Dunston (United Kingdom)



Juan Tomas de Gandarias
Juan Tomas de Gandarias by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year S.E.C.Naval - Sestao / 1959
Dead weight 5,735 MT
Gross register 3,853 GRT
Length 113.1 mtr
Breadth 16.4 mtr
Depth 7.7 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain
Power 3,000 H.P.
Scrapped 1967



Aurora
Aurora by F. Estrañi

Shipyard/Year Juliana / 1964
Dead weight 1,691 MT
Gross register 941 GRT
Length 68.6 mtr
Breadth 11.1 mtr
Depth 5.7 mtr
Propulsion Euskalduna-MAN G6V 30/45 m.A.L.
Power 820 H.P.
Bought 1974 to
Owner Compañía Naviera del Vapor Aurora
Sold 1984 to
Owner Sociedad Auxiliar Marítima
Sold 1986
Owner Sociedad Cala Nelle
Scrapped Santander - 1988

Aurora by T. Diedrich

Aurora by T. Diedrich

Aurora by F. Estrañi


Hornos Baracaldo
Hornos Baracaldo - Photo library of J.L. Díaz Campa and Amador Méndez

Shipyard/Year Meira / 1973
Dead weight 5,625 MT
Gross register 3,576 GRT
Length 99.8 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 8.3 mtr
Propulsion Deutz RBV12M350
Power 4,000 H.P.
Bought 1974
Sold 1988



Hornos Sestao
Hornos Sestao by F. Estrañi

Shipyard/Year Meira / 1973
Dead weight 5,625 MT
Gross register 3,576 GRT
Length 99.8 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 8.3 mtr
Propulsion Deutz RBV12M350
Power 4,000 H.P.
Bought 1974
Sold 1987



Hornos Vizcaya
Hornos Vizcaya - Photo supplied by J.M González Alonso
This vessel was never owned by AHV. The order was cancelled and the ship was bought by Naviera Sokorri and renamed Sokorri.



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