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Naviera Sota y Aznar








Alu-Mendi
Monte Inchorta
Monte Inchorta by F. Estrañi Sr.
Built in 1921 by R. Ropner, in Stockton on Tees as Alu-Mendi for Naviera Sota y Aznar was 3,350 GRT.
On 1939 when the company changed its name to Naviera Aznar her name was changed to Monte Inchorta.
Shipyard/Year R. Ropner / 1921
Dead Weight 6,120 MT
Length 103.7 mtr
Breadth 14.6 mtr
Depth 6.8 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,317 H.P.
Scrapped 1959



Artza-Mendi
Artza-Mendi by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1921
Dead Weight 6,642 MT
Length 114.0 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 8.9 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 2,020 H.P.
Sold 1927



Ardantza-Mendi
Monte Monjuich
Monte Monjuich by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year N.V.Scheeps de Klopp / 1921
Dead Weight 4,087 MT
Gross Register 3,843 GRT
Length 109.0 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Alternative triple expansion
Power 1,480 H.P.
Speed 9 knots
Bought 1922 to
Owner Ebalsen and Dresselhuy’s
Sold 1957 to
Owner Naviera Astur
Scrapped 1975

Monte Monjuich - Photo supplied by F. Antón



Araitz-Mendi
Monte Coroña
Araitz-Mendi - Collection C. Kleiss
At Málaga, when she was yet Araitz-Mendi.
She was sold on 1964 to Compañía Vasco Cantábrica de Navegación and renamed Coroña. She was scrapped on 1972.
Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1922
Dead Weight 4,202 MT
Gross Register 2,572 GRT
Length 95.0 mtr
Breadth 13.4 mtr
Depth 6.9 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,134 H.P.
Sold 1964 to
Owner Cía. Vasco Cantábrica de Nav.
Scrapped 1972

Monte Coroña by T. Diedrich



Aizkarai-Mendi
Monte Iciar
Monte Iciar - Photo supplied by F. Antón

Shipyard/Year Ropner Shipbuilding / 1922
Dead Weight 6,120 MT
Length 107.3 mtr
Breadth 17.8 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,320 H.P.
Scrapped 1963

Monte Iciar by T. Diedrich



Altuna-Mendi
Aizkori-Mendi
Monte Teide
Monte Teide by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year John Readhead & Sons / 1922
Dead Weight 9,870 MT
Length 129.3 mtr
Breadth 16.3 mtr
Depth 11.1 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 2,015 H.P.
Speed 9 knots
Scrapped 1966

Monte Teide - Photo supplied by F. Antón
During the Second War World, as was usual, she had painted on her hull Spanish flags and her name, trying to avoid being attacked, specially by submarines.
Monte Teide - Photo library of A. Paniagua
Nice view of the poop. Can be observed the emergency wheel for steering.



Arantza-Mendi
Monte Gorbea
Arantza Mendi - Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao

Shipyard/Year Euskalduna / 1923
Dead Weight 6,750 MT
Length 105.2 mtr
Breadth 14.8 mtr
Depth 6.3 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain
Sunk 1942



Anboto-Mendi
Anboto-Mendi - Collection A. Paniagua
        She was sold to a Dutch shipping company the same year of her delivery and renamed Kieldrecht. On 1932 she was bought by a German one and renamed Bockenheim, name that she had on the photo. She was sunk on 1940 by mistake at Narvik by German destroyers gunfire.
Shipyard/Year John Readhead & Sons / 1924
Dead Weight 6,274 MT
Gross Register 4,902 MT
Length 123.4 mtr
Breadth 16.3 mtr
Depth 8.0 mtr
Propulsion Alternative triple expansion
Power 2,300 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Sold 1924
Sunk 1940



Aralar-Mendi
Monte Bustelo
Monte Bustelo by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year W. Gray & Co / 1928
Dead Weight 2,600 MT
Length 88.2 mtr
Breadth 11.9 mtr
Depth 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,500 H.P.
Scrapped 1962



Atxuri-Mendi
Monte Banderas
Monte Banderas by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year W. Gray & Co / 1928
Dead Weight 2,600 MT
Length 88.2 mtr
Breadth 11.9 mtr
Depth 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,500 H.P.
Scrapped 1961

Monte Banderas - Supplied by K. Rivas
At Villagarcía de Arosa



Aloña-Mendi
Monte Bizcargui
Monte Bizcargui - Photo supplied by F. Antón

Shipyard/Year W. Gray & Co / 1928
Dead Weight 2,600 MT
Length 88.2 mtr
Breadth 11.9 mtr
Depth 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Alternative Triple Expansion
Power 1,500 H.P.
Scrapped 1961

Monte Bizcargui - Foto suministrada por F. Antón



Andutz-Mendi
Monte Buitre
Monte Buitre by T. Diedrich
        Built in 1929 by William Gray & Co. Ltd, West Hartlepool, UK, for Compañía Naviera Sota y Aznar, as Andutz-Mendi with home port Bilbao. On 10/01/1939 the company changed its name to Naviera Aznar S.A. which rechristened her as Monte Buitre.
        She was 1,601 GRT, 3,030 DWT and 98.6 x 11.8 x 5.5 meters, with a Triple expansion steam machine of 1,500 HP and 9.5 knots speed. She was broken up in 1962.



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