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Name: ALTUNA-MENDI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/02/1922
Completed: 03/1922
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 467
Dimensions: 6193grt, 3897nrt, 400.5 x 53.4 x 33.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 448nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
03/1922 Cia Naviera Sota y Aznar, Bilbao
1936 Spanish Republican Government
1937 Cia Naviera Sota y Aznar, Bilbao: renamed AIZKORI-MENDI
1939 Naviera Aznar SA, Bilbao; renamed MONTE TEIDE
1967 Broken up
Comments: 1936: Republican prison ship at Bilbao
09/1937: Recovered by owners at Rotterdam
16/01/1967: Arrived at Santander for breaking.