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Name: CAMERATA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/12/1930
Completed: 12/05/1931
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 505
Dimensions: 4875grt, 3006nrt, 393.4 x 53.8 x 26.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42.5 & 69 x 48ins), 427nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144002
History:
12/05/1931 La Tunisienne Steam Navigation Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), Swansea
1950 Naviera Transport y Pesca; renamed CAMPO GRANDE
04/04/1971 Sank
Comments: 03/04/1971: Caught fire
04/04/1971: Sank 100 miles south of Las Palmas


Above photo as CAMPO GRANDE courtesy of Richard Cox