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Name: CAMPANA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 11/06/1929
Completed: 07/1929
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1302
Dimensions: 10816grt, 6463nrt, 510.6 x 67.0 x 32.1ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, SR Geared; (1962: 2 x Oil engines, 10cyl (600 x 800mm))
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend; (1962: Cant Riuniti del Adriatico)
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number:
History:
07/1929 Soc Générale de Transports Maritimes à Vapeur, Marseille
26/07/1943 Government of Argentina
1943 Flota Mercante del Estado, Buenos Aires; renamed RIO JACHAL
1946 Soc Générale de Transports Maritimes à Vapeur, Marseille
1946 Renamed CAMPANA
1955 Sicula Oceanica SpA, Palermo; renamed IRPINIA
09/1983 Broken up
Comments: 06/1940: Laid up at Buenos Aires
26/07/1943: Requisitioned by the Government of Argentina
1962: Re-engined
05/09/1983: Breaking up commenced at La Spezia by Cant Nav Santa Maria


Above 2 photos as CAMPANA courtesy of Photoship

Above 3 photos as IRPINIA courtesy of Photoship