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Name: GARCIA DE VINUESA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/11/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 247
Dimensions: 996grt, 754nrt, 212.0 x 30.2 x 15.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 55 x 33ins), 145nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1883 Vinuesa y Cia, Sevilla
1891 Espaliu y Cia, Sevilla
1899 Cia Anon de Vapores Vinuesa, Sevilla
1903 Mohamed Sonou, Alexandria; renamed GARCIA
1905 Soc de Nav Samakie, Viterbo, Tarrab, Alexandria; renamed ALEP
1907 Soc de Nav Samakie, Viterbo & Co, Alexandria
1907 T Cortzika, Alexandria; renamed THEODORE
1911 Achille Vais, Genoa; renamed TEODORO
1914 A Fenderl & E Nachman, Trieste; renamed FLORA
1914 J Ghyselen & E Nahman, Alexandria; renamed MOGHRAB (Belgian flag)
1915 French Government (seized at Marseille)
1917 Service Maritime ‘La Mediterranée’, Antwerp
17/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 17/08/1918: Sank after an explosion in Poro Bay, Crete while she was
salvaging cased benzene from the stranded French steamer MONASTIR.