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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:NEPTUNAAdded:Dec 23, 2011
Photo Category: Passenger Vessels
later Neptun, Neptune


IDNo: 1159415 Year: 1924

Name: RIO PANUCO Launch Date:

Type: Cargo ship Date of completion: 10.24

Flag: DEU Keel:

Tons: 5944 Link: 2993

DWT: Yard No: 459

Length overall: Ship Design:

LPP: 119.8 Country of build: DEU

Beam: 15.9 Builder: Krupp Germania

Material of build: Location of yard: Kiel

Number of

Speed(kn): 2D-12

Naval or paramilitary marking :
A: *
End: 1942

Subsequent History:

Disposal Data:
ac/b Port Darwin 19.2.42

Later as the Neptuna, I'm sure she came under attack in Darwin along with the Barossa and Zealandia

Details: Thanks to Miramar Ship Index

Photo Credits: The Late Allan Green Victoria Australia

The above information may be incorrect, if you have more detail appertaining to the aforementioned vessel please add...ty!

PS...Sometimes I may accidentally post something I have sent before, please delete it if I have...TY

Cheers and GB

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Manuel Mohedano Torres on Dec 27, 2011 20:20 (6 years ago)
Hello again, Gordy. This third sister is here in shipspotting:

In this spanish blog, there is information about theese three ships:

Best regards.
Gordy on Dec 24, 2011 08:00 (6 years ago)
I didnt realize there was a third sister, thanks for that I will check it out...Merry Christmas to all
heizer on Dec 23, 2011 21:20 (6 years ago)
Thanks for sharing.She was built for H. Schuldt of Flensburg.Regards
Manuel Mohedano Torres on Dec 23, 2011 21:00 (6 years ago)
Thanks for sharing this beautiful photo, Gordy.

'Rio Panuco' had a sister named 'Rio Bravo' too built in 1924 (renamed 'Merkur' in 1934).
This same shipyard build in 1928 a third sister named 'Infanta Beatriz' for spanish owners (Trasmediterranea). She was renamed 'Ciudad de Sevilla' in 1931.
Mr. DOT on Dec 23, 2011 19:02 (6 years ago)
once again thank you for this wonderful snapshot of yesterday's shipping! mrdot.
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