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Name: HORDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/04/1916
Completed: 08/1916
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 196
Dimensions: 2677grt, 1607nrt, 321.0 x 43.2 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 329nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133583
History:
08/1916 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
1928 Tynedale Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Kirsop, Marshall & Co), Newcastle
1937 Scotia Corp, Panama (Spanish Republican Government); renamed HORDENA
1937 Spanish Nationalist Government; renamed FERROLANO
1939 Spanish Government (AR Escudero), Cadiz; renamed CASTILLO LA MOTA
1942 Empresa Nacional ‘Elcano’ SA, Cadiz
12/1963 Broken up
Comments: 16/04/1937: Captured by Spanish Nationalist cruiser ALMIRANTE CERVERA
in the Bay of Biscay on a voyage from Gdynia to Santander with airplanes and engines
12/1963: Broken up at Sevilla