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Name: NUEVO VALENCIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 200
Dimensions: 1011grt, 737nrt, 210.6 x 29.6 x 15.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 33ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1879 Cia Anon de Vap Vinuesa, Sevilla
1911 Pinillos Izquierdo y Cia, Cadiz; renamed BETIS
1914 D Montesinos, Valencia
1921 JA Nogueira, Valencia
1925 Garcia Petit, Valencia
1928 Jose Morey, Valencia
07/1938 Sank
Comments: 26/08/1937: Torpedoed by a nationalist submarine off Burriana, no damage
07/1938: Bombed and sunk by nationalist aircraft off Calafell, near Tarragona


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox