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Angeles
Angeles by T. Diedrich
        Alongside to other Vapores Costeros vessel, the Jose G. Trevilla. This vessel was owned before by Francisco García. In that company she was the Villa de Pesquera.
Shipyard / Year Cunlitf and Dawson / 1869
Dead weight 270 MT
Gross register 130 GRT
Lenght 26.0 mtr
Breadth 5.5 mtr
Depth 2.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 112 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco García
Sold 1957 to
Owner Manuel López Rodríguez
Scrapped 1965

Angeles by T. Diedrich



Prudencia
Prudencia - Collection P. Blanco Álvarez
        At Santander downtown, close to Hotel Bahía. She was also integrated in 1922 from Francisco García, where she had the name Eduardo Garcia. She was sold in 1957 to Antonio Astigarraga and scrapped in 1974.
Shipyard / Year Cox and Co. / 1887
Dead weight 125 MT
Gross register 102 GRT
Lenght 26.6 mtr
Breadth 5.2 mtr
Depth 2.3 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 116 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco García
Sold 1922 to
Owner Antonio Astigarraga
Scrapped 1974

Prudencia - Collection P. Blanco Álvarez

Prudencia - Collection J. Careaga
With a Russian truck ZiS 5 on deck, left since the Civil War.



Paco Garcia
Paco Garcia - Collection P. Blanco
At Santander
Shipyard / Year R. Thompson & Sons / 1897
Dead weight 205 MT
Gross register 197 GRT
Lenght 35.0 mtr
Breadth 6.1 mtr
Depth 2.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 132 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco Garcia
Sunk - 29/12/1959 between Gijón and Burela - 1 dead

Paco Garcia - Collection L. Santa Olaya



Maria Santiuste
Lalin
Shipyard / Year Caird and Company / 1865
Dead weight 268 MT
Gross register 180 GRT
Lenght 38.1 mtr
Breadth 5.2 mtr
Depth 3.7 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 110 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco Garcia
Scrapped in 1924 due to damages after grounding






Paco Garcia
Paco Garcia por F.Estrañi
        Also owned before by Francisco García, where she was Magdalena Garcia. When bought she was renamed as Magdalena, and later Paco Garcia when the first Paco Garcia sunk. In 1960 the reciprocating machine was changed, installing a diesel engine. Sold in 1971 to Naviera Álvarez.
Shipyard / Year W.B. Thompson / 1876
Dead weight 245 MT
Gross register 176 GRT
Lenght 36.7 mtr
Breadth 6.3 mtr
Depth 2.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 156 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco García
Sold 1971 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Scrapped 1974

Paco Garcia - Collection T. Diedrich
At Santander
Magdalena by T. Diedrich
As Magdalena



Toñin
Toñin by T. Diedrich
One more owned before by Francisco García, being in that company the Toñin Garcia.
Shipyard / Year Fullerton / 1889
Dead weight 150 MT
Gross register 161 GRT
Lenght 31.6 mtr
Breadth 6.2 mtr
Depth 2.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 140 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco García
Scrapped 1961

Toñin by T. Diedrich
She was scrapped in 1961 at Avilés. She was towed from Santander by other company's ship, the Maria Santiuste. Here they are leaving Puertochico.



Conchita
Conchita

Shipyard / Year Cox and Co. / 1887
Dead weight 125 MT
Gross register 69 GRT
GRT 69
Lenght 29.3 mtr
Breadth 5.0 mtr
Depth 2.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 100 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Francisco García
Scrapped 1957



Carmen
Carmen by T. Diedrich
Also joined the company in 1922 from Francisco García, where her name was Rita Garcia, the first with this name.
Carmen
At San Sebastián with older look. She was refurbished later, with higher forecastle to protect her better from the waves.
Shipyard / Year Gibbs and Co / 1904
Dead weight 225 MT
Gross register 199 GRT
Lenght 32.0 mtr
Breadth 6.6 mtr
Depth 3.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 144 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Rita García
Sunk 1969

Carmen - Colección de P. Blanco
She grounded on 05/July/1969 close to Tagle (Cantabria - Spain), being a total loss. Her seven crewmembers got ashore by their own.



Amada
Amada by T. Diedrich
Also joined the company in 1922, being her previous owner Antonio González Vega, and her name Luarca Nº2.
Shipyard / Year Herrera - Barcelona / 1902
Dead weight 251 MT
Gross register 134 GRT
Lenght 31.6 mtr
Breadth 5.1 mtr
Depth 3.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 84 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Antonio González Vega
Scrapped 1960

Amada by T. Diedrich
During the Second World War she had Spanish flags painted on the hull, as well as her name. All the Spanish vessels had the same marks trying to avoid attacks.



Rosita
Rosita - J.L. Díaz Campa
        Also joined in 1922, being her previous owner Antonio González Vega, and her name Luarca Nº5. She had wooden hull, and was scrapped after the Civil War due to the damages suffered during it.
Shipyard / Year Luarca / 1918
Dead weight 140 MT
Gross register 145 GRT
Lenght 25.9 mtr
Breadth 6.3 mtr
Depth 2.6 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 130 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Antonio González Vega
Scrapped 1940



Chonga
Chonga by T. Diedrich
        On these two photos can be observed the change in the ship's propulsion, from steam to diesel engine. The typical steamer funnel of those years was changed by a diesel engine one. At same time the accomodation was improved.
Shipyard / Year Ardrossan / 1903
Dead weight 240 MT
Gross register 218 GRT
Lenght 35.1 mtr
Breadth 6.7 mtr
Depth 2.6 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 128 H.P.
Bought 1922 to
Owner Monasterio y Compañía - Lola
Sold 1971 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Scrapped 1984

Chonga by T. Diedrich



Maria Santiuste
Maria Santiuste by T. Diedrich
She was bought in 1924 to Compañía del Ferrocarril de Bilbao a Portugalete, where her name was Basurto. She was sold in 1971 to Naviera Álvarez.
Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1912
Dead weight 500 MT
Gross register 399 GRT
Lenght 46.2 mtr
Breadth 8.3 mtr
Depth 3.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 350 H.P.
Bought 1924 to
Owner Ferrocarril Bilbao-Portugalete
Sold 1971 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Name Maria Santiuste
Sold 1974 to
Owner Naviera del Saja
Name Urogallo
Scrapped 1978

Maria Santiuste - Collection L. Santa Olaya



Consuelo de Huidobro
Consuelo de Huidobro - Collection Astilleros de San Martín

Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1912
Dead weight 510 MT
Gross register 395 GRT
Lenght 47.4 mtr
Breadth 8.3 mtr
Depth 3.5 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 350 H.P.
Bought 1924 to
Owner Cía. Ferrocarril Bilbao-Portugalete
Name Larrasquitu
Sold/FONT> 1928 to
Owner Sindicato Agrícola U. de Exportadores
Name Consuelo de Huidobro
Sold/FONT> 1937 to
Owner Rafael Trujillo Alamo y Hermanos
Name Consuelo de Huidobro
Sold/FONT> 1946 to
Owner Naviera Compostela
Name Rio Sarela
Sold/FONT> 1962 to
Owner Fruteros Españoles
Name Rio Sarela
Sunk 04/03/1973 - Collision close to El Aaiún



Lalin
Lalin by F. Estrañi Sr.
She was alongside the German vessel Stahleck, that had Bremen as home port. On the right is the Cabo Villano, that was missed with all her crew in 1942.
Shipyard / Year Denilson & Carter / 1874
Dead weight 150 MT
Gross register 102 GRT
Lenght 23.3 mtr
Breadth 5.6 mtr
Depth 2.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 108 H.P.
Bought 1924 to
Owner José Díaz y Cía.
Sunk 1941



Marta Junquera
Marta Junquera by T. Diedrich
She was previously Mechelin and was bought in 1926. She was sold in 1971 to Naviera Álvarez, being scrapped only two years later at Zumaya.
Shipyard / Year Euskalduna / 1918
Dead weight 650 MT
Gross register 607 GRT
Lenght 57.6 mtr
Breadth 8.2 mtr
Depth 2.9 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating triple expansion
Power 240 H.P.
Speed 8.5 knots
Bought 1926 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Scrapped 1973

Marta Junquera by J. Madarieta

Marta Junquera by T. Diedrich

Marta Junquera - Collection L. Santa Olaya
During the Civil War at Castropol with supplies for the army that was advacing towards Oviedo.
Marta Junquera - Collection L. Santa Olaya



Mariavi
Mariavi by T. Diedrich
She was also sold in 1971 to Naviera Álvarez
Shipyard / Year G. Riera / 1918
Dead weight 392 MT
Gross register 336 GRT
Lenght 38.3 mtr
Breadth 6.7 mtr
Depth 4.3 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 140 H.P.
Bought 1927 to
Owner Hudson and Bruce
Sold 1971 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Scrapped 1977

Mariavi by T. Diedrich



Jose G. Trevilla
Jose G. Trevilla by T. Diedrich
On these two photos can be observed again the change from steamer to motorship, as well as the improved accomodation.
Shipyard / Year Ardanaz - Baracaldo / 1918
Dead weight 300 MT
Gross register 260 GRT
Lenght 37.8 mtr
Breadth 6.4 mtr
Depth 2.8 mtr
Propulsion Reciprocating compound
Power 120 H.P.
Bought 1931 to
Owner Naviera Pinillos
Sold 1971 to
Owner Naviera Álvarez
Barge 1977

Jose G. Trevilla by T. Diedrich

Jose G. Trevilla by J. Madarieta
This photo was shot at Santoña on 23/June/1968. In 1977 was converted in barge.



Liana
Liana by T. Diedrich
        She was the first new ship ordered by the company. As she was much bigger the company increased the operations area, including Europe to North Africa. Previously the operations area was only the north of Spain.
Shipyard / Year S.E.C.N. - Matagorda / 1967
Dead weight 3,657 MT
Gross register 2,197 GRT
Lenght 90.0 mtr
Breadth 14.5 mtr
Depth 6.3 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Sulzer 8-TD-48
Power 2.800 H.P.
Speed 14 knots
Sold 1978 to
Owner Compañía Canaria de Navegación
Name Liana
Owner / Year Churruca Hermanos / 1984
Name Liana
Name / Year Meritt / 1990
Name / Year Captain Nikolas / 1991
Name / Year Kimberly / 1996
Name / Year Panayiotis / 1999
Name / Year Nantia S. / 2000
Name / Year Tia / 2000
Name / Year Tiara / 2000
Scrapped Aliaga (Turkey) - 2001

Liana by F. Estrañi
        After sold to Compañía Canaria de Navegación the masts and derricks were removed, as can be seen on this photo shot in 1981. On that time she was on charter to Pinillos, as can be seen by the funnel marks.


Juan B. Buesa
Juan B. Buesa by T. Diedrich
The second and last new ship in the company. In this case not ordered to the shipyard, but bought to Extramar yet when on building, having as name Baupres.
Shipyard / Year J. Cruz Celaya / 1968
Dead weight 1,037 MT
Gross register 672 GRT
Lenght 57.0 mtr
Breadth 10.2 mtr
Depth 4.3 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor TMABS-278
Power 1.100 H.P.
Sold 1977 to
Owner Marítima del Litoral
Name Juan B. Buesa
Owner / Year Gabriel Marín González / 1978
Name Juan B. Buesa
Deleted 2009 - Existence in doubt

Juan B. Buesa by T. Diedrich

Juan B. Buesa - Supplied by  I. Gallego



With the contribution of Javier Careaga Basarrate, who supplied the engines data.



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