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Monte Toro
Monte Toro
nationality: spanish

purpose: transport
type: cargo ship

propulsion: steam

date built: 1884

status: unknown

tonnage: 851 grt
dimensions : 66 x 8.8 x 5.4 m
material: iron
engine: compound engine, 2 boilers, 6 fires
power: 176 n.h.p.
speed: 14.5 knots
call sign: EAPH

about the loss
cause lost: air raid

other reasons: ran aground (wrecked)

date lost: 07/08/1937

about people
builder: Clapar?de et Cie. , Rouen

engine by: Clapar?de et Cie. , Rouen

last owner: Compa??a Trasmediterranea, Madrid

SS Monte Toro (+1937)

period 1908 ~ 1937
call sign:

prev. owners: Morelli F. et Cie., Marseille


period 1884 ~ 1907

On August 7, 1937, during the Spanish civil war, Monte Toro was sailing off Cape Palos on her way to Cartagena, when she was attacked by airplanes.

The Captain tried to save her and the crew by running aground on the Isla Grosa (Islas Hormigas), where she was bombed until completely destroyed.

Username Registered surveychile
Shipowner Compa??a Trasmediterranea, Madrid
Ship manager Compa??a Trasmediterranea, Madrid
IMO Number
Type of ship General Cargo
Year of build and builder 1884 Clapar?de et Cie. , Rouen
Added on 20/12/2015
Dimension 1200 x 663
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