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CABO SAN AGUSTIN

Buque de la Cía. Ybarra para su línea a Sudamérica.

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Cabo San Augustin
Ybarra & Co., Sevilla, Spain.

Built: 1931 by Soc. Espanola de Construccion Naval, Bilbao, Spain. Yardnr. 38
11.868 Gt. L. 152,5 m. W. 19,3 m.
2x MAN Diesel, 2 screws, 16.0 Kn.
Pass.; 12 2e Class, 500 3e class, crew 112

1939: At the end of the Spanish Sivil war the ship was in Feodosia, USSR and was seized by the Soviets. Renamed Dnepr with Odessa as homeport.
03-10-1941 Sunk near Anapa by German air attack while on a voyage Noworossisk to Odessa.

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Were probably quite relieved to be seized as ship had been transporting military supplies for Republic. Only a fascist firing squad awaited back home.
 

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