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Name: FLORINDA
Type Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/08/1909
Completed: 09/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 818
Dimensions: 2337grt, 1458nrt, 290.0 x 42.0 x 20.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 217nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: IMO: 5295894
History:
09/1909 Linea de Vapores Serra, Bilbao
1919 Barcelonesa de Nav SA, Barcelona
1924 Cia Trasmediterranea, Barcelona
1930 Renamed RIO FRANCOLI
11/1971 Broken up
Comments: 11/1971: Broken up at Cartagena by Don F Jimenez Ballester


Photo as RIO FRANCOLI copyright of PW Hobday

Photo on a cigar band to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of 'Trasmed'. photo courtesy of George Robinson