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Valle de Mena
Valle de Mena - Collection P. Blanco
She was sister ship of Ine and Concar de Tomás Ruiz de Velasco. She sunk on 05/April/1962 about 90 miles north to Santander during a trip from Bilbao a Emden, with 17 casualties.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1957
Dead weight 1,400 MT
Gross register 999 GRT
Length 67.5 mtr
Breadth 9.8 mtr
Depth 5.5 mtr
Propulsion Atlas Polar
Power 1,480 H.P.
Sunk 1962 - Bilbao-Emden

Valle de Mena - Collection J. Careaga



Rio Hijuela
Rio Hijuela by T. Diedrich
She was built as general cargo ship, but she was converted in 1967 to LPG.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1960
Dead weight 2,480 MT
Gross register 1,642 GRT
Length 79.8 mtr
Breadth 11.8 mtr
Depth 7.0 mtr
Propulsion Werskpoor TMABS-396
Power 1,650 H.P.
Speed 12.0 knots
Sold 1966 to
Owner Butano
Renamed Butasiete
Sold 1982 to
Owner Geogas Ibérica
Renamed Ani
Scrapped Corcubión - 1986

Rio Hijuela by T. Diedrich



Tomas Ruiz de Velasco
Tomas Ruiz de Velasco - Shipspotting
She was also built as general cargo ship, and also converted in 1967 to LPG.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1963
Dead weight 2,820 MT
Gross register 1,676 GRT
Length 79.8 mtr
Breadth 11.8 mtr
Depth 7.0 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Stork Werskpoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 13.0 knots
Sold 1967 to
Owner Butano
Renamed Butaocho
Sold 1983 to
Owner Geogas Ibérica
Renamed Lucy
Scrapped 1990



Irus
Irus by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1964
Dead weight 2,850 MT
Gross register 1,657 GRT
Length 82.5 mtr
Breadth 12.2 mtr
Depth 7.1 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Stork Werskpoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 13.5 knots
Sold 1974 to
Owner Celta Marítima
Renamed Bernardos
Sold 1975 to
Owner Dromon Shipping Co. Ltd.
Renamed Dromon
Scrapped Eleusis - 1982

Irus by T. Diedrich



Cantonad
Cantonad by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1967
Dead weight 3,893 MT
Gross register 2,203 GRT
Length 88.4 mtr
Breadth 12.9 mtr
Depth 6.9 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Stork Werskpoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 13.0 knots
Sold 1978 to
Owner Altamar Mundial Naviera
Name Cantonad
Sunk 1979

Cantonad by F. Estrañi



Valle de Ibaizabal
Valle de Ibaizabal - Collection J. Careaga

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1968
Dead weight 2,256 MT
Gross register 1,760 GRT
Length 77.8 mtr
Breadth 12.0 mtr
Depth 6.7 mtr
Propulsion Naval-Stork-Werkspoor TMABS-396
Power 1,795 H.P.
Speed 14.0 knots
Sold 1969 to
Owner Cia Int Stoccaggi Prodotti Petroliferi
Renamed Andalusia
Sold 1981 to
Owner Cipsa Gas Trasporti
Sold 1998 to
Owner Naviera Montanari
Scrapped Aliaga - 2000

Andalusia - Shipspotting
Here was as Andalusia



Valle de Nervion
Isla de Horadada por T. Diedrich
At anchor at Santander, already as Isla de Horadada.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1968
Dead weight 2,227 MT
Gross register 1,760 GRT
Length 77.8 mtr
Breadth 12.0 mtr
Depth 6.7 mtr
Propulsion Naval-Stork-Werkspoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 14.0 knots
Sold 1972 to
Owner Naviera Montañesa
Renamed Isla de Horadada
Sold 1974 to
Owner Paros Compañia Naviera
Renamed Cap Sounion
Scrapped Aliaga - 2004



Valle de Orozco
Valle de Orozco by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1968
Dead weight 3,819 MT
Gross register 2,203 GRT
Length 87.7 mtr
Breadth 12.9 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Stork Werskpoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 13.0 knots
Sold 1981 to
Owner Erinos Navegacion Company
Renamed Soula H.
Sold 1994 to
Owner Petros
Renamed Mastropetros
Naufragio 1999 - Volos-Altsi

Valle de Orozco by T. Diedrich

Valle de Orozco - Collection J. Careaga



Valle de Butron
Valle de Butron by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1970
Dead weight 3,969 MT
Gross register 2,245 GRT
Length 88.4 mtr
Breadth 12.9 mtr
Depth 7.6 mtr
Propulsion Naval - Stork Werskpoor TMABS-398
Power 2,000 H.P.
Speed 13.5 knots
Sold 1979 to
Owner Capo Spartivento
Renamed Ruta
Sold / Name 1983 - Ati
Sold / Name 1986 - Parnasos
Sold / Name 1987 - Parnasos
Sold / Name 1991 - Valia V
Sold / Name 1992 - Valaki
Sold / Name 1995 - Afamia Star
Sold / Name 2005 - Sana Star
Sold / Name 2011 - Farhan 3
Scrapped 2011

Valle de Butron - Collection  J.R. de Castro



Valle de Ayala
Valle de Ayala - Collection J. Careaga

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1973
Dead weight 9,877 MT
Gross register 6,172 GRT
Length 133.4 mtr
Breadth 18.0 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain 65 VT2BF-110
Power 4,600 H.P.
Speed 14.0 knots
Sold 1974 to
Owner Kuwait Shipping Co.
Renamed Ibn Khaldoun
Sold / Name 1976 - Good Trader
Sold / Name 1984 - Arrow I
Sold / Name 1984 - Legend
Sold / Name 1985 - Tyhi
Sold / Name 1988 - Chios Star
Sold / Name 1988 - Pacific Crystal
Sold / Name 1989 - Laurel Star
Sold / Name 1994 - Swan 168
Scrapped Probably in 1996

Valle de Ayala - Collection J. Careaga



Valle de Orduña
Valle de Orduña - Collection Joaquim Marias

Valle de Orduña - Collection Joaquim Marias

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1973
Dead weight 9,877 MT
Gross register 6,172 GRT
Length 133.4 mtr
Breadth 18.0 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor 9-TMS-410
Power 4,720 H.P.
Speed 14.5 knots
Sold 1981 to
Owner Standard Shipping Inc.
Renamed Alta
Sold / Name 1989 - NGS Harvest
Sold / Name 1991 - Hyong Je Sang
Sold / Name 1992 - Hae Nam
Sold / Name 1996 - Myohyang 6
Scrapped Mumbai - 1998

Valle de Orduña by F. Estrañi
Unloading wood logs at Santander.



Valle de Soba
August Peters - Shipspotting
As August Peters. She was launched as Valle de Soba but was sold during building and left the shipyard as Ibn Majid.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1974
Dead weight 9,247 MT
Gross register 6,172 GRT
Length 133.4 mtr
Breadth 18.0 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain 65 VT2BF-110
Power 4,600 H.P.
Speed 14.0 knots
Sold 1974 to
Owner Kuwait Shipping Co.
Renamed Ibn Majid
Sold / Name 1980 - August Leonhardt
Sold / Name 1984 - August Peters
Sold / Name 1987 - August
Sold / Name 1988 - Fareast Success
Sold / Name 1989 - Su Far
Sold / Name 1991 - Su Fa
Sold / Name 2008 - Heng Yin
Scrapped Unkown date



Valle de Lujua
Valle de Lujua - Collection J.R. de Castro

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1975
Dead weight 9,220 MT
Gross register 6,172 GRT
Length 133.4 mtr
Breadth 18.0 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor 8-TM-410
Power 5,100 H.P.
Speed 15.0 knots
Sold 1989 to
Owner Marbella Marine Co.
Renamed Stravinsky
Sold / Name 1991 - Lentz
Sold / Name 1994 - Achileas P.
Sold / Name 2004 - Luna del Mar
Sold / Name 1996 - Myohyang 6
Scrapped Unknown date

Valle de Lujua - Shipspotting

Valle de Lujua by F. Estrañi
Arriving to Santander with wood logs, very usual cargo for these vessels.



Valle de Carranza
Valle de Carranza by F. Estrañi

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1976
Dead weight 9,164 MT
Gross register 6,172 GRT
Length 133.4 mtr
Breadth 18.0 mtr
Depth 9.1 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor 8-TM-410
Power 6,000 H.P.
Speed 14.5 knots
Sold 1990 to
Owner Toledo Marine Co.
Renamed Tchaikovsky
Sold / Name 1992 - Un Ha
Sold / Name 1997 - Bustan
Sold / Name 1998 - Maria
Sold / Name 1999 - Maria M.
Sold / Name 2000 - Alva Endeavour
Sold / Name 2000 - Agni
Scrapped Unknown date

Valle de Carranza by F. Estrañi



Valle de Unza
Valle de Unza by T. Diedrich

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1977
Dead weight 15,350 MT
Gross register 9,223 GRT
Length 138.6 mtr
Breadth 21.0 mtr
Depth 12.4 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor 12-TM-410
Power 8,500 H.P.
Speed 15.0 knots
Sold 1988 to
Owner Ibiza Marine Co.
Renamed Vivaldi
Sold / Name 1993 - Alexandros P.
Sold / Name 1993 - Titania
Sold / Name 1999 - Haj Ibrahim
Sold / Name 2000 - Pep Nautic
Scrapped Alang - 2000

Valle de Unza by T. Diedrich



Valle de Cadagua
Foto suministrada by J.R. de Castro

Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1978
Dead weight 15,042 MT
Gross register 9,219 GRT
Length 138.6 mtr
Breadth 21.0 mtr
Depth 12.4 mtr
Propulsion Werkspoor 12-TM-410
Power 8,500 H.P.
Speed 15.0 knots
Sold 1984 to
Owner Wisebordugh Shipping Corp.
Renamed Rizcun Atlantic
Sold / Name 1989 - Nortween Berina
Sold / Name 1990 - Seahawk
Sold / Name 1992 - Hai Xing
Sold / Name 1995 - Long Teng
Sold / Name 1997 - Guide Yun
Scrapped Mumbai - 1998

Foto suministrada by J.R. de Castro



Valle de Ayala
Emirates Star - Shipspotting
As Emirates Star
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1980
Dead weight 15,042 MT
Gross register 9,401 GRT
Length 138.6 mtr
Breadth 21.0 mtr
Depth 12.4 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain 8K45GF
Power 7,050 H.P.
Speed 15.0 knots
Sold 1980 to
Owner Líneas Agromar - Colombia
Renamed Golfo de Uraba
Sold / Name 1995 - Oceantramp
Sold / Name 1999 - Pauline Prime
Sold / Name 2002 - Emirates Star
Sold / Name 2007 - Queen Orchid
Scrapped Xinhui - 2011

Golfo de Uraba - Shipspotting
As Golfo de Uraba



Valle de Ibaizabal
White Orchid - Shipspotting
At Singapur as White Orchid. Although completed in 1981 she was not comissioned until 1982, when sold to an Indian shipping company.
Shipyard / Year Tomás Ruiz de Velasco / 1981
Dead weight 15,030 MT
Gross register 9,401 GRT
Length 138.6 mtr
Breadth 21.0 mtr
Depth 12.4 mtr
Propulsion Burmeister & Wain 8K45GF
Power 7,050 H.P.
Speed 15.0 knots
Sold 1982 to
Owner Indoceanic Shipping Co.
Renamed Mabrouk
Sold / Name 1989 - Jag Kala
Sold / Name 1992 - Bellatrix
Sold / Name 1995 - Samsun Trust
Sold / Name 1997 - Sincere Star
Sold / Name 2000 - Albert
Sold / Name 2001 - Rosewood
Sold / Name 2003 - Queen Orchid
Sold / Name 2005 - White Orchid
Sold / Name 2008 - Shun Wei
Sold / Name 2009 - Shun Yuan
Sold / Name 2009 - Guan Ya 9
Scrapped Jiangyin - 2011



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