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Generalife
Generalife by T. Diedrich

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Shipyard / Year C.N. Anversois / 1908
Name Javorina
Owner / Year Spanish Government / 1918
Name España Nº 2
Dead weight 6.020 MT
Gross register 3.919 GRT
Length 105,4 mtr
Breadth 14,7 mtr
Depth 7,0 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.750 H.P
Speed 8 knots
Bought 1924 to
Owner Spanish Government
Name España Nº 2
Sold 1941 to
Owner Isleña Marítima
Name Generalife
Owner / Year Cía. Valenciana de Navegación / 1965
Name Generalife
Scrapped Alicante - 1967



Teide
Teide - Collection T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Stettiner Vulcan - Poland / 1895
Name Crefeld
Owner / Year Spanish Government / 1919
Name España Nº 4
Dead weight 4.820 MT
Gross register 3.829 GRT
Length 108,3 mtr
Breadth 13,3 mtr
Depth 7,8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.850 H.P.
Bought 1924 to
Owner Spanish Government
Name España Nº 4
Sunk 14/10/1919 - Punta Oscura



Capitan Segarra
Capitan Segarra by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1918
Dead weight 2.110 MT
Gross register 2.061 GRT
Passengers 66
Length 85,3 mtr
Breadth 11,1 mtr
Depth 7,2 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.300 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Scrapped Bilbao - 1970

Capitan Segarra - Collection C. Kleiss
At Bilbao



Marques de Campo
Marques de Campo
Tuvo una corta vida pues se perdió con solo seis años al embarrancar cerca de la costa marroquí, cuando navegaba de Barcelona a Las Palmas con pasaje y carga general.
Astillero / Año Euskalduna - Bilbao / 1918
Peso muerto 4.580 TM
Registro bruto 2.245 TRB
Pasajeros 66
Eslora 85,4 metros
Manga 11,1 metros
Puntal 7,2 metros
Propulsión Alternativa triple expansión
Potencia 1.300 C.V.
Velocidad 13 nudos
Naufragio 10/05/1924 - 33º44'N - 07º23'O



Poeta Arolas
Poeta Arolas - Collection T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1919
Dead weight 4.975 MT
Gross register 3.253 GRT
Passengers 227
Length 100,9 mtr
Breadth 13,5 mtr
Depth 8,6 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.940 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Scrapped Bilbao - 1966

Poeta Arolas - Collection M. Rodriguez Barrientos


Romeu
Romeu by T. Diedrich
        She was built by the Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval in 1919 at Cartagena along with her sister ship Escolano. Their destination was the lines with America, New York in the case of Romeu and Buenos Aires the Escolano, but after checked that they were not fit for these traffics they were assigned to the national lines. The Escolano was scrapped in 1964 and the Romeu in 1975.
        During her long life she sunk the steamer Echano, after a collision on 10/September/1933 when she steamed in fog close to Aveiro (Portugal). As a result of the fast sinking 16 crewmenbers of the Echano died, being saved 6 that were rescued by the Romeu.
        On 24/July/1971 she was given by the Spanish Government to the Government of Equatorial Guinea to carry out the service between islands and mainland, being renamed Enrique Nvo. One year later she went to Las Palmas to carry out the annual maintenance, but she was abandoned by the crew. She was scrapped in 1975.
Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Cartagena / 1919
Dead weight 2,820 MT
Gross register 3,070 GRT
Passengers 146
Length 97.5 mtr
Breadth 13.2 mtr
Depth 8.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 2,030 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Transferred 1971 to Equatorial Guinea
Name Enrique Nvo
Abandoned Las Palmas - 1972
Scrapped Las Palmas - 1975

Romeu - Collection I. Cidrás

Romeu - Collection C. Kleiss
At Málaga, when she was in the line Málaga-Melilla.


Romeu - Collection M. Budiño



Escolano
Escolano - Collection T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Cartagena / 1920
Dead weight 3.020 MT
Gross register 3.081 GRT
Passengers 235
Length 97,5 mtr
Breadth 13,2 mtr
Depth 8,8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 2.000 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Scrapped Valencia - 1963



Rio Francolí
Rio Francoli by T. Diedrich

Rio Francoli by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Richardson / 1909
Owner Línea de Vapores Serra
Name Florinda
Dead weight 3.200 MT
Gross register 2.078 GRT
Passengers 98
Length 88,4 mtr
Breadth 12,7 mtr
Depth 6,2 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.110 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1924 to
Owner Línea de Vapores Serra
Name Florinda
Scrapped Cartagena - 1971

Rio Francoli - Collection J. Rekalde



Ophir
Ophir - Collection C. Kleiss
        On the foreground at anchor at Mahón. Alongside her starboard was the C. Sorni. On the background there were two submarines leaving the port.
        She was built as general cargo ship for Compañía Vasco Valenciana de Navegación. She was bought by Trasmediterránea in 1926 and in 1930 sold to CAMPSA, being previously converted to tanker.
Shipyard / Year Echevarrieta y Larrinaga / 1919
Owner Echevarrieta y Larrinaga
Name Ophir
Owner / Year Cía. Vasco Valenciana de Nav. / 1920
Name Ophir
Dead weight 669 MT
Gross register 549 GRT
Length 50,0 mtr
Breadth 8,0 mtr
Depth 3,9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 443 H.P.
Bought 1926 to
Owner Cía. Vasco Valenciana de Navegación
Name Ophir
Sold 1930 to
Owner CAMPSA
Name Ophir
Owner / Year José Navarro Francés / 1965
Name Ophir
Scrapped 1967

Ophir - Collection C. Kleiss



Manuel Espaliu
Manuel Espaliu - Collection C. Kleiss
At Seville, her home port, berthed besides the Torre del Oro. In the background is La Giralda.
Manuel Espaliu - Collection C. Kleiss

Shipyard / Year A. Leslie / 1878
Owner Compañía Anónima de Vapores Vinuesa
Name Manuel Espaliu
Owner / Year Piconell /1913
Name Manuel Espaliu
Owner / Year Fábregas y Garcías /1919
Name Manuel Espaliu
Owner / Year Manuela Plá Forner /1923
Name Manuel Espaliu
Owner / Year Pedro Garcías Seguí /1925
Name Manuel Espaliu
Dead weight 1.430 MT
Gross register 990 GRT
Passengers 98
Length 64,0 mtr
Breadth 9,0 mtr
Depth 4,9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 510 H.P.
Bought 1926 to
Owner Pedro Garcías Seguí
Name Manuel Espaliu
Sold 1931 to
Owner Hermanos González Alegre
Name Mercedes de Alegre
Scrapped 1935

Manuel Espaliu - Collection C. Kleiss
Also at Seville, but this time berthed at the opposite river bank, at Triana. In the background is the Torre del Oro. In the forward mast is the house flag of Vinuesa.
Manuel Espaliu - Collection C. Kleiss




Isla de Tenerife
Isla de Tenerife by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Sestao / 1921
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Negro
Dead weight 5,450 MT
Gross register 5,334 GRT
Passengers 154
Length 113.0 mtr
Breadth 14.6 mtr
Depth 10.6 mtr
Maximum draft 8.0 mtr
Boilers 3 x Babcock Wilcox
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 2,500 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1928 to
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Negro
Scrapped Bilbao - 1964

Isla de Tenerife - Collection J. Rekalde

Isla de Tenerife - Collection C. Kleiss
At Santa Cruz de Tenerife, before the reforms that gave her the above look.
Isla de Tenerife - Collection C. Kleiss



Isla de Gran Canaria
Isla de Gran Canaria- Vida Marítima

Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Sestao / 1921
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Adriatico
Dead weight 5,450 MT
Gross register 5,334 GRT
Passengers 154
Length 113.0 mtr
Breadth 14.6 mtr
Depth 10.6 mtr
Maximum draft 8.0 mtr
Boilers 3 x Babcock Wilcox
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 2,500 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1928 to
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Adriatico
Seized Soviet Union / 1939
Name Pksov
Name 1945 Tula
Name 1965 Orel
Scrapped Split (Yugoslavia) - 1969




Rio Miño
Rio Miño by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1915
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Mediterraneo
Dead weight 4.132 MT
Gross register 2.896 GRT
Passengers 55
Length 93,3 mtr
Breadth 13,5 mtr
Depth 6,7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.500 H.P.
Speed 10 knots
Bought 1928 to
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Mediterraneo
Sold 1935 to
Owner Ybarra y Compañía
Name Cabo Silleiro
Scrapped Bilbao - 1964



Rio Tajo
Rio Tajo por T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1917
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Tirreno
Dead weight 4.682 MT
Gross register 3.367 GRT
Passengers 8
Length 100,1 mtr
Breadth 13,4 mtr
Depth 9,0 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.900 H.P.
Bought 1928 to
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar Tirreno
Sold 1935 to
Owner Ybarra y Compañía
Name Cabo Prior
Scrapped Castellón - 1962



Rio Segre
Cabo San Sebastian por T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Echevarrieta y Larrinaga / 1921
Owner Naviera Bermeo
Name Santamaña
Dead weight 3.720 MT
Gross register 2.660
Length 90,4 mtr
Breadth 13,4 mtr
Depth 5,9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.530 H.P.
Speed 9 knots
Bought 1925 to
Owner Naviera Bermeo
Name Santamaña
Sold 1925 to
Owner Ybarra y Compañía
Name Cabo San Sebastian
Scrapped Puerto de Santa María / 1964



Rio Navia
Monte Faro by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1915
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar del Norte
Dead weight 4.193 MT
Gross register 2.917 MT
Passengers 12
Length 97,2 mtr
Breadth 13,5 mtr
Depth 7,5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.200 H.P.
Speed 10 knots
Bought 1928 to
Owner Marítima del Nervión
Name Mar del Norte
Sold 1935 to
Owner Sota y Aznar
Name Arate-Mandi
Name 1936 Ellen
Name 1938 Arate-Mandi
Name 1939 Monte Faro
Scrapped Bilbao - 1965



Rio Besos
Bermeo - Anuario de Trasmediterránea

Shipyard / Year R. Duncan and Company / 1900
Owner Compañía Santanderina de Navegación
Name Peña Sagra
Owner Compañía Naviera Bermeo
Name Bermeo
Dead weight 2.520 MT
Gross register 1.788 GRT
Length 79,1 mtr
Breadth 11,3 mtr
Depth 5,5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 1.125 H.P.
Speed 8 knots
Bought 1925 to
Owner Compañía Naviera Bermeo
Name Bermeo
Scrapped Barcelona - 1935



Infante Don Jaime
Ciudad de Barcelona
Ciudad de Barcelona - Colección de C. McHale
She was sunk close to Barcelona on 30/May/1937 by the submarine General Sanjurjo, with the lost of 187 of her 312 passangers, and 4 of her 60 strong crew.
Shipyard / Year C. N. Triestino / 1929
Name Infante Don Jaime
Dead weight 3.440 MT
Gross register 3.946 GRT
Passengers 560
Length 101,4 mtr
Breadth 14,9 mtr
Depth 6,9 mtr
Propulsion 2 x Burmeister & Wain
Power 6.300 H.P.
Speed 15 knots
Torpedoed 30/05/1937 - Submarine General Sanjurjo



Gomera
Gomera by Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Barrientos
        The company Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios ordered six vessels for the interinsular and Spanish Sahara services. Three were of close to 900 GRT: La Palma, Leon y Castillo and Viera y Clavijo, and other three of around 500 GRT: Gomera, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. All of them were delivered in 1912.
Shipyard / Year Caledon S.B. & Co. / 1912
Name Gomera-Hierro
Dead weight 337 MT
Gross register 447 GRT
Passengers 49
Length 50.9 mtr
Breadth 7.8 mtr
Depth 5.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 500 H.P.
Bought 1930 to
Owner Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name Gomera-Hierro
Name 1931 Gomera
Scrapped Valencia - 1965

Gomera - Collection A. González



Lanzarote
Lanzarote - Collection A. González

Shipyard / Year Smiths Docks Co. / 1912
Dead weight 337 MT
Gross register 475 GRT
Passengers 50
Length 50.9 mtr
Breadth 7.8 mtr
Depth 5.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Speed 10 knots
Power 500 H.P.
Bought 1930 to
Owner Compañía de Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name Lanzarote
Scrapped Valencia - 1967



Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura - Collection M. Rodriguez Barrientos

Shipyard / Year Smiths Docks Co. / 1912
Dead weight 317 MT
Gross register 574 GRT
Passengers 50
Length 50.9 mtr
Breadth 7.8 mtr
Depth 5.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 485 H.P.
Speed 10 knots
Bought 1930 to
Owner Compañía de Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name Fuerteventura
Scrapped Valencia - 1968

Fuerteventura - Collection C. A. Rodriguez Barrientos

Fuerteventura - Collection M Rodriguez Barrientos

Fuerteventura - Collection A. González

Fuerteventura - Collection A. González



La Palma
La Palma - Collection J. C. Hernandez

Shipyard / Year W. Harkees and Son / 1912
Dead weight 523 MT
Gross register 894 GRT
Passengers 190
Length 67.1 mtr
Breadth 9.1 mtr
Depth 5.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 700 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1930 to
Owner Compañía de Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name La Palma
Status Museum at Teneriffe

Collection M. Rodríguez Barrientos

La Palma - Collection P. Blanco Álvarez

La Palma - Collection P. Blanco Álvarez
Although at least once she grounded severely she survived until nowadays.
La Palma por J.C. Díaz Lorenzo



Leon y Castillo
Leon y Castillo

Shipyard / Year W. Harkees and Son / 1912
Dead weight 620 MT
Gross register 871 GRT
Passengers 190
Length 67.1 mtr
Breadth 9.1 mtr
Depth 5.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 965 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1930 to
Owner Compañía de Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name Leon y Castillo
Scrapped Las Palmas - 1981

Leon y Castillo - Collection A. González



Viera y Clavijo
Viera y Clavijo - Collection A. González

Shipyard / Year Caledon S.B. & Co. / 1912
Dead weight 598 MT
Gross register 862 GRT
Passengers 176
Length 66.5 mtr
Breadth 9.0 mtr
Depth 6.1 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 965 H.P.
Speed 12 knots
Bought 1930 to
Owner Compañía de Vapores Correos Interinsulares Canarios
Name Viera y Clavijo
Sold 1976 to
Owner Karl Van der Marel & Co.
Name Jomar
Status Until 1997: Restaurant at Nieukerk

Viera y Clavijo - Colección de A. Paniagua

Viera y Clavijo - Colección de A. Paniagua



Infanta Beatriz
Ciudad de Sevilla
Infanta Beatriz - Collection T. Diedrich

Infanta Beatriz - Collection J.C. Gonzalez
This poster was promoting her maiden voyage. See one postcard picturing this vessel.
Shipyard / Year Krupp - Kiel / 1928
Name Infanta Beatriz
Name 1931 Ciudad de Sevilla
Dead weight 5,045 MT
Gross register 6,290
Passengers 632
Length 125.1 mtr
Breadth 15.8 mtr
Depth 7.7 mtr
Propulsion 2 diesel engines Krupp
Power 5,830 H.P.
Speed 14 knots
Scrapped Puerto de Santa Maria - 1966

Ciudad de Sevilla - Collection T. Diedrich
Postcard collection of this vessel.



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