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Miguel Primo de Rivera
Ciudad de Algeciras
Ciudad de Algeciras - Collection T. Diedrich
      On 1927 two sister ships were built by Unión Naval de Levante, at Valencia. They were the Miguel Primo de Rivera and General Sanjurjo. The Miguel Primo de Rivera was renamed Ciudad de Algeciras when Spain became a republic.

Shipyard / Year Unión Naval de Levante / 1927
Dead Weight 278 MT
Gross Register 1,067 GRT
Passengers 124
Length 62.0 mtr
Breadth 9.7 mtr
Depth 5,2 meters
Propulsion 2 Diesel engines
Power 2,200 H.P.
Speed 14 knots
deleted 1975

Ciudad de Algeciras - Marinos Mercantes
      On 1976 was sold to the Asociación Asturiana de Capitanes de la Marina Mercante and berthed at Dársena de Fomento at Gijón, where is showed on this photo. Afterwards she was bar and discothèque, until being finally scrapped.
Miguel Primo de Rivera - Collection C. Kleiss
At Algeciras with her first name. By her poop was the General Sanjurjo.
Miguel Primo de Rivera - Collection C. Kleiss

Miguel Primo de Rivera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
The launching, on 28/July/1928.



General Sanjurjo
Ciudad de Ceuta
Ciudad de Ceuta - Photo library of T. Diedrich
The General Sanjurjo was renamed Ciudad de Ceuta at same time.

Shipyard / Year Unión Naval de Levante / 1927
Dead Weight 238 MT
Gross Register 1,045 GRT
Passengers 135
Length 62.0 mtr
Breadth 9.7 mtr
Depth 5,2 meters
Propulsion 2 Diesel engines
Power 2,200 H.P.
Speed 14 knots
deleted 1975

Consulado de Bilbao por F. Estrañi
      She was sold on 1976 to the Asociación Vizcaina de Capitanes de la Marina Mercante, being renamed Consulado de Bilbao and berthed at Uribitarte pier. She had a sad end because on 23/August/1983, due to floodings produced by heavy rain, broke free and was dragged by the river and sunk.
Photo by L. Santa Olaya
Her anchor was recovered and is in the Anchors Museum, at Salinas (Asturias)


Plus Ultra
Plus Ultra - Photo library of T. Diedrich
We can take a look to a postcard where the view is almost identical
Plus Ultra by J.A. Llebrés

Shipyard/Year Unión Naval de Levante / 1928
Dead Weight 3,618 MT
Gross Register 4,312 GRT
Passengers 144 = 57(1st)+39(2nd)+48(3rd)
Length 98.8 mtr
Breadth 14.5 mtr
Depth 8.8 mtr
Propulsion Alternative triple expansion
Power 2,200 H.P.
Propulsion changed on 1953
Propulsion Diesel engine MAN
Power 2,550 H.P.
Scrapped 1977

Plus Ultra - Collection C. Kleiss
Here was at Palma de Mallorca, and by her bow was the Ciudad de Ibiza



Infanta Cristina
Ciudad de Cadiz
Ciudad de Cadiz - Photo library of T. Diedrich


Principe D. Alfonso
Ciudad de Palma
Ciudad de Palma - Photo supplied by J.C. Gonzalez



Infante D. Juan
Ciudad de Alicante
Ciudad de Alicante - Photo library of T. Diedrich


Infante D. Gonzalo
Ciudad de Valencia
Ciudad de Valencia - Photo library of T. Diedrich



General Berenguer
Ciudad de Mahon
Ciudad de Mahon by T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year Echevarrieta / 1931
Dead Weight 823 MT
Passengers 290
Length 71.9 mtr
Breadth 11.0 mtr
Depth 6.8 mtr
Propulsion MAN G8VN84
Power 2,200 H.P.
Bought 1931
Scrapped 1974


General Jordana
Ciudad de Malaga
Ciudad de Malaga - Cien años con la Marina Mercante
      She was sunk on 8/January/1936 after a collision with the Cape of Good Hope, when leaving Las Palmas de Gran Canaria bound to Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Her main engine was recovered and reused in the Castillo Andrade, when she was converted in the Antartico.


Legazpi
Legazpi - Photo library of T. Diedrich



Villa de Madrid
Villa de Madrid - Photo library of T. Diedrich

Shipyard/Year Krupp-Kiel / 1932
Dead Weight 4,275 MT
Passengers 624
Length 127,4 mtr
Breadth 17.1 mtr
Depth 9.6 mtr
Propulsion 2 Diesel engines
Power 5,200 H.P.
Scrapped 1979



Maria Mercedes
Maria Mercedes - Collection C. Kleiss

Shipyard/Year Palmers / 1878
Dead Weight 648 MT
Gross Register 420 GRT
Passengers 60
Length 57.7 mtr
Breadth 7.7 mtr
Depth 3.8 mtr
Propulsion Alternative compound
Power 211 H.P.
Bought 1931 to
Owner Naviera Mallorquina
Scrapped 1935

Maria Mercedes - Collection C. Kleiss
These two photos show her at Soller, berthed and sailing from the port



Ciudad de Tarragona
Ciudad de Tarragona - Photo library of A. Paniagua

Shipyard/Year U. N. de Levante / 1933
Dead Weight 1,347 MT
GRT 2,034 MT
Passengers 105
Length 93.3 mtr
Breadth 13.9 mtr
Depth 8.6 mtr
Propulsion Diesel engine
Power 1,500 H.P.
Confiscated URSS - 1938 - Lutvof



Ciudad de Ibiza
Ciudad de Ibiza - Supplied by J.L Díaz Campa

Shipyard/Year U. N. de Levante / 1933
Dead Weight 1,347 MT
GRT 2,034 MT
Passengers 105
Length 93.3 mtr
Breadth 13.9 mtr
Depth 8.6 mtr
Propulsion Diesel engine
Power 1,500 H.P.
Confiscated URSS - 1937 - Belostok
Sunk 1942 - Gun fire



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