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Built 1920 by Blohm & Voss Hamburg for F. Laeisz Hamburg. 1941 as Lautaro to Chile, 1945 accidentally destroyed by fire.
· Date: Fri, 29 June 07 · Views: 268
· Tags: 2 · Filesize: 54.4kb, 54.4kb · Dimensions: 900 x 614 ·
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mellegiesen
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Registered: October 2007
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Fri, 21 March 08 15:02

Priwall rounded Cape Horn in 1938 in a record time, 5 days and 14 hours.
Captain Adolf Hauth. (Oct. 31 / Nov. 5)

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David Davies

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Registered: December 2006
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Sat, 22 March 08 05:37

Priwall 3185 tons built by Blohm & Voss 1920 for Laiesz of Hamburg. She traded mainly between Hamburg and Chile, occaisionally entering the Australian grain trade. !n 1939 she was lying in a Chilean port at the outbreak of war and could not return to Germany. She was presented to Chile by the German government and renamed Lautaro, also fitted with an auxiliary diesel engine. In 1945 she was lost by fire at sea.
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jaolt1
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Registered: April 2008
Location: Meteghan, Nova Scotia
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Sun, 7 June 09 19:47

My Father proudly sailed on the "Priwall" 1937-1939.He spoke many times about the adventure of rounding Cape Horn.
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