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Name: SAN JUAN
Type: Hydrographic Ship
Launched: 27/09/1927
Completed: 1928
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 547
Dimensions: 687grt, 213nrt, 196.5 x 33.0 x 14.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, Werkspoor type, 190nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1928 Argentine Navy
1937 Renamed COMODORO RIVADAVIA
1942 Renamed MADRYN
1967 Broken up
Comments: 1959: Converted to a training ship
1967: Sold to Ayarsa SA for breaking up


Above photo as SAN JUAN courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as MADRYN courtesy of Histarmar

Above photo as MADRYN courtesy of Histarmar

Above photo as MADRYN courtesy of Histarmar