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Name: GLOXINIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/12/1896
Completed: 01/1897
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 112
Dimensions: 2540grt, 1618nrt, 313.0 x 45.0 x 20.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 43 & 72 x 39ins), 258nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105217
History:
01/1897 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
1916 Bolivian General Enterprise Ltd (Leopold Walford London Ltd), North Shields
1916 Renamed PETINGAUDET
1921 MV Uravain, San Esteban de Pravia; renamed FRANCISCA URAVAIN
1928 Velilla y Candina Soc Ltds, Bilbao; renamed CANDINA
1931 Cia Naviera Bidasoa (A Candina), Bilbao
1942 Cia Naviera Espanola SA, Bilbao
06/1966 Broken up
Comments: Cost Stag Line 27,860 to buy
1937/1938: Laid up at Bergen during Spanish Civil War
08/06/1966: Arrived at Santander for breaking
16/06/1966: Breaking commenced


Above photo as CANDINA courtesy of Kevin Blair