ebro sulzer powered ships
1928 - 19??

A starboard side view of the Ebro.

Put into service by Messrs Miguel M. de Pinillos, Cadiz, Spain for service between the Canary Islands and Spanish & French Mediterranean ports for the transport of fruit, particularly bananas.

Originally two ships Ebro & Sil, later two more ordered about 1930 with similar engines and from the same builder for the same shipping company.

Builder: Cia.Euskalduna, Bilbao
Launched: 1928
Deadweight: 3,700 tons
Displacement: ??
Length: 290 feet
Beam: 42 feet
Draught: 23 feet
Engine: One Sulzer (Winterthur) 5S60 five cylinder two-cycle engine developing 1,750hp at 110rpm.
Auxiliary enginess: Two x 2RKH30 totalling 200hp at 300rpm
Screws: 1
Service Speed: 14 knots

Page added August 9th 2008

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