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Union Hullera
Union Hullera - Collection M. Rodríguez Aguilar

Shipyard / Year Murdoch & Murray / 1878
Dead weight 580 MT
Gross register 513 GRT
Lenght 48.9 mtr
Breadth 7.5 mtr
Depth 3.6 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 244 H.P.
Bought 1969 to
Owner Unión Hullera y Metalúrgica de Asturias
Grounded 05/06/1925 - Close to Luanco

Union Hullera - Collection M. Rodríguez Aguilar
At Bilbao downtown.
Union Hullera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
On 1914 at Gijón. Made fast to bouys and the pier waiting for cargo.
Union Hullera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
ABC - 6/June/1925
Union Hullera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
La Prensa - 6/June/1925
Union Hullera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
El Noroeste - 6/June/1925



Mosquitera
Mosquitera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
El Noroeste - 01/December/1923
Shipyard / Year I. Plimblott / 1896
Owner Helens Brothers
Name Westleigh
Owner Unión Hullera y Metalúrgica de Asturias
Name / Year Mosquitera / 1897
Dead weight 234 MT
Gross register 183 GRT
Lenght 30.6 meters
Breadth 6,4 meters
Depth 2,8 meters
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 131 H.P.
Bought 1916 to
Owner Unión Hullera y Metalúrgica de Asturias
Name Mosquitera
Wrecked 29/11/1923 - Close to Avilés



Llodio
Llodio by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera / 1910
Dead weight 920 MT
Gross register 763 GRT
Lenght 55.5 mtr
Breadth 8.1 mtr
Depth 5.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 276 H.P.
Scrapped 1966

Llodio - Collection M. Rodríguez Barrientos
On this photo, not so old, the ship was berthed besides the Bilbao City Hall. On that time the vessels were berthing at Bilbao historical downtown.
Llodio - Collection C. Kleiss
Steaming down the river, from the previous berth or other close to it. It was necessary to open the Deusto Bridge.
Llodio - Collection C. Kleiss

Llodio - Colección de C. Kleiss
Berthed to Muelle de Ripa, discharging coal to barges.
Llodio - Collection L. Santa Olaya
Loading coal at El Musel (Gijón)



Soton
Soton by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Soc. Metalúrgica Duro Felguera / 1919
Dead weight 1,930 MT
Gross register 1,373 GRT
Lenght 70.5 mtr
Breadth 9.9 mtr
Depth 6.3 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 550 H.P.
Sold 1963 to
Owner Cía. de Navegación Vasco Asturiana
Name Soton
Scrapped 1964

Soton - Collection L. Santa Olaya
In the Civil War was sunk at Gijón during a blitz, and refloated on 1939
Soton - Collection L. Santa Olaya

Soton - Collection P. Blanco



Valentin Ruiz Senen
Valentin Ruiz Senen by T. Diedrich
It was very usual to make modifications to the vessels. In this ship can be observed the change in the accomodation.
Valentin Ruiz Senen by T. Diedrich



Sama
Sama by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year J. Laing / 1876
Dead weight 1,050 MT
Grsos register 751 GRT
Lenght 62.1 mtr
Breadth 9.0 mtr
Depth 4.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 460 H.P.
Bought 1929 to
Owner Rogelio Ferreiros
Name Josefita
Scrapped 1965

Sama - Collection L. Santa Olaya
In the Civil War was sunk at Gijón on August/1937 during a blitz, and refloated on September/1938



Ciaño
Ciaño - Collection L. Santa Olaya
Funny view, with the decks stocked up with coal. It was shot at El Musel on 1931.
The first Ciaño was only owned five years by the company
Shipyard / Year W. Pickersgill / 1895
Dead weight 4,500 MT
GRT 2,815 MT
Lenght 94.5 mtr
Breadth 13.0 mtr
Depth 5.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 1,260 H.P.
Bought 1929 to
Owner Naviera Vascongada
Sold 1934 to
Owner Cía. Naviera Amaya
Scrapped 1938



Ciaño
Ciaño by T. Diedrich
        In 1934 Duro Felguera sold the first Ciaño to Cía. Naviera Amaya, that renamed her Axpe, and bought to the same company the Vicen, that became the second Ciaño. It seems that the interchanged vessels that suited better their trades. This second Ciaño was very long time in the company fleet: 37 years.
Shipyard / Year Northumberland / 1901
Dead weight 7,400 MT
GRT 4,264 MT
Lenght 109.7 mtr
Breadth 14.6 mtr
Depth 6.2 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,380 H.P.
Bought 1934 to
Owner Cía. Naviera Amaya
Scrapped 1971

Ciaño - Collection S. Villar



Llumeres
Llumeres by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Soc. Metalúrgica Duro Felguera / 1944
Dead weight 320 MT
Gross register 275 GRT
Lenght 35.5 mtr
Breadth 8.0 mtr
Depth 3.0 mtr
Propulsion Semidiesel engine
Power 210 H.P.
Sold 1946 to
Owner Hijos de Ángel Ojeda
Name Llumeres
Owner / Year Juan Varela Álvarez / 1947
Name Llumeres
Owner / Year Hermanos Varela / 1967
Name Llumeres
Owner / Year Alberto M. Aizpurúa Odriozola / 1969
Name Llumeres
Transformed Dredger in unknown date
Sunk Barcelona - March 1999

Llumeres by F. Estrañi

Llumeres - Collection J. Montoro
Marítimas - March 1999



Felguera
Upo-Mendi - Collection C. Kleiss
        She was bought in 1951 to Sota y Aznar. She was the only turret vessel built in Spain, delivered by Euskalduna in 1912 to Sota y Aznar as Upo-Mendi, being renamed in 1939 as Monte Jarindo. On this photo she was yet as Upo-Mendi, and can be seen with her original look with open bridge.
Felguera by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1912
Dead weight 6,605 MT
TRB 4,193
Lenght 111.3 mtr
Breadth 15.3 mtr
Depth 7.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1,250 H.P.
Bought 1951
Scrapped 1962

Felguera by T. Diedrich



San Mames
San Mames by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1904
Dead weight 535 MT
Lenght 44.7 mtr
Breadth 7.6 mtr
Depth 4.1 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 325 H.P.
Bought 1952
Scrapped 1967

Nemrod - Txirlorak
Her first name was Nemrod and this photo shows her original look, so different



Carlos Tartiere
Carlos Tartiere by J.A. Llebrés

Shipyard / Year Short Brothers / 1905
Name Cairnnevis
Name / Year Tolsta - 1919
Name / Year Juss - 1937
Owner / Year Gerencia de Buques Incautados - 1938
Name Sevilla
Name 1939 Castillo Gibralfaro
Owner / Year E.N. Elcano - 1942
Name Castillo Gibralfaro
Owner / Year Cía. de Nav. Vasco Asturiana / 1954
Name Carlos Tartiere
Dead weight 2.660 MT
Lenght 79.0 mtr
Breadth 11.2 mtr
Depth 5.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 700 H.P.
Bought 1967 to
Owner Cía. de Navegación Vasco Asturiana
Name Carlos Tartiere
Scrapped San Esteban de Pravia - 1974

Carlos Tartiere - Collection V. Sanahuja



Barredos
Barredos by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year S.M. Duro Felguera / 1953
Dead weight 330 MT
Gross register 310 GRT
Lenght 39.0 mtr
Breadth 7.4 mtr
Depth 3.0 mtr
Propulsion Barreras-Werkspoor TMFS-266
Power 330 H.P.
Lost 1979



Felguera
Felguera by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1965
Dead weight 511 MT
Gross register 436 GRT
Lenght 48.0 mtr
Breadth 8.0 mtr
Depth 3.5 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor TMABS-276
Power 825 H.P.
Speed 114.0 knots
Sold 1987 to
Owner Vicent Garcia Alen
Name Felguera
Name / Year Leros / 1990
Name / Year Felguera / 1993
Name / Year Knedi / 1995
Name / Year Edi / 1998
Name / Year Lydia / 2002
Scrapped Aliaga (Turkey) - 2004

Felguera - Shipspotting



Aramil
Aramil by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1963
Dead weight 3,582 MT
Gross register 2,498 GRT
Lenght 90.3 mtr
Breadth 13.1 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Maximum draft 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Sulzer 8-TD-48
Power 2,400 H.P.
Speed 14.0 knots
Sold 1966 to
Owner Cía. de Navegación Vasco Asturiana
Name Aramil
Sold 1981 to
Owner Naviera Albatros
Name Aramil
Sold 1983 to
Owner Omnibus Maritime Co. - Grecia
Name Aramil
Scrapped Salamis (Greece) - 1986

Aramil - Shipspotting



Caleyo
Caleyo by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1960
Dead weight 3,676 MT
Gross register 2,517 GRT
Lenght 90.3 mtr
Breadth 13.1 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Maximum draft 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Babcock & Wilcox - B&W 745-VF-75
Power 1,960 H.P.
Speed 12.0 knots
Sold 1966 to
Owner Auxiliar de Transportes Marítimos
Name Caleyo
Sold 1968 to
Owner Cía. de Navegación Vasco Asturiana
Name Caleyo
Sold 1981 to
Owner Asterisk Maritime Co. / Greece
Name Stefanos
Scrapped Gadani Beach (Pakistan) - 1989

Caleyo - Shipspotting



Mosquitera
Mosquitera by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1957
Dead weight 3,676 MT
Gross register 2,511 GRT
Lenght 90.3 mtr
Breadth 13.1 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Maximum draft 6.5 mtr
Propulsion Naval - B&W 642-VF-75
Power 1,680 H.P.
Speed 11.0 knots
Scrapped 1978 to
Owner Life Coast Cia Naviera / Greece
Name Olympios Ira
Scrapped Zouk (Lebanon) - 1979

Mosquitera by F. Estrañi



Antonio Lucio
Antonio Lucio by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Sestao / 1965
Dead weight 3,693 MT
Gross register 2,271 GRT
Lenght 104.0 mtr
Breadth 14.5 mtr
Depth 6.3 mtr
Maximum draft 5.2 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Sulzer 8-TD-48
Power 2,400 H.P.
Speed 13.7 knots
Sold 1978 to
Owner Bolivariana de Navegación / Perú
Name El Libertador
Sunk 08/05/1994 -- Callao-Buenaventura

Antonio Lucio by F. Estrañi



Duro-Ocho
Duro-Ocho by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1979
Dead weight 4,550 MT
Gross register 2,514 GRT
Lenght 87.0 mtr
Breadth 14.3 mtr
Depth 8.4 mtr
Draft 7.0 mtr
Propulsion Barreras-Deutz RBV8M-358
Power 2,980 H.P.
Speed 14.2 knots
Sold 1980 to
Owner Naviera Catalana Balear S.A. - Tarragona - Spain
Sold 1985 to
Owner Ignacio Vega Leguina
Name Ignacio
Name / Year Burro Bulk / 1986
Name / Year Burro / 1986
Name / Year Svea Pacific / 1988
Name / Year Eve Pacific / 1993
Name / Year Pacifico / 1993
Name / Year Leveche / 1994
Name / Year Felix / 1994
Name / Year Estefox / 2004
Name / Year Alioth / 2006
Name / Year Kenan I / 2007
Name / Year Venezia / 2009
Name / Year Youssef M. / 2014
Status In November 2019 yet active

Burro - Shipspotting
As Burro
Venezia - Shipspotting
As Venezia, with cranes.



Soton
Soton by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Duro Felguera - Gijón / 1965
Dead weight 511 MT
Gross register 436 GRT
Lenght 48.0 mtr
Breadth 8.0 mtr
Depth 3.5 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor TMABS-276
Power 825 H.P.
Speed 114.0 knots
Sold 1976 to
Owner Naviera Mogor
Name Soton
Wrecked 30/07/1988 - Cerca de San Ciprián

Soton por T. Diedrich

Soton - Shipspotting



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