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Serpa Pinto

Serpa Pinto

Portuguese pass/cargo liner SERPA PINTO, imo 1136346/143m/8.480gt/15kn; 01/1915 completed by Workman Clark & Co., Belfast, as EBRO for Royal Mail Steam Packet & Co, London; WWI as auxiliary cruiser; 1920 chartered and 1922 purchased by Pacific Steam Navigation Co., London; 1935 PRINCESA OLGA, Jugoslavenska Lloyd, Dubrovnik; 1940 SERPA PINTO, Companhia Colonial de Navegação, Lisbon; 1941 Lisbon/USA stopped by Royal Navy and proceeded to Bermudas. 1944 Lisbon/USA stopped by U-541 and life-boats lowered with all on board, 17 hours after proceeded for Philadelphia, but with the confusion generated 3 casualties; 1945 transferred for Portugal/Brazil service and in 1952 for Central America; 1955 broken up at Antwerp. Sister ship ESSEQUIBO.
Seen Leixões - Dock no.1, 1949.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 09 de agosto de 2007.
Olá Rui Amaro.
Histórica fotografia do SERPA PINTO.
Foi um navio valente. Viajou para os portos sul americanos antes, durante e pós guerra.
No mesmo diapasão o luso-panamenho "North King".

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