Built in 1951 by De Schelde yard, Flushing, yard no. 267, for Flota Argentina de Navegacion de Ultramar (FANU), Buenos Aires (Dodero Line).
GRT 11,515. Delivered 9th June 1951 and sunk a couple of months later.
On 4 November 1951 MAIPU was approaching the Weser lightship in thick fog, with only 107