|Photographer:||CHARRAN [View profile]||Title:||LA PALMA||Added:||Jan 18, 2011|
|Captured:||December 02, 2010||IMO:||5200899||Hits:||1,147|
|Location:||Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands|
||Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)|
|It was built by the factory W. Harkess & Son LTD. with the number of tier 192 in Middlesbrough, England. She was launched on February 15, 1912 and ending April 10 of that year
Of 894 gross registered tons, a deadweight of 523 tons, a length of 67.10 m, a width of 9.15 m., 5.95 m. measured their strut and draft of 3.68 m. Your power plant consisted of an alternative machine triple expansion of 700 horsepower produced by MacColl & Pollock Ltd. of Sunderland and fed by two boilers that drove a four-blade propeller can give it a maximum speed of 11 knots. It had capacity for 190
After sixty-five years! of faithful service, was finally tied the March 24, 1977.
In December 1997 he formed the Association for Restoration and Conservation Correillo LA PALMA with the determination and commitment to not only raise money for restoration, but to convince the authorities of the need to enable that piece of Memory Canary historical, for which a campaign promoted awareness, recruitment of members (currently hovering around a thousand), petitions, and clear evidence of popular support through both private and public entities.
The boat is currently moored in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, partially restored and economic aid waiting to get put back in operation