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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

armed merchant cruisers of Civil war

Nationalists

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Adriático 4/4/1931 // 4/1937 CRDA, Monfalcone, Italy 1976 81.5x12.3x 14 2 diesels, 2200 2x1-102/45, 4-13.2, 60mines returned 10/1937
Antonio Lázaro (ex-Cristóforo Colombo) 1896 // 2/1937 Genoa, Italy 1514 86.4x11.3x 16 2VTE 1x1-120/45, 2x1-102/45, 1-57, 2-47, 1-13, mines returned 1939
Barletta 12/9/1931 // 4/1937 CRDA, Monfalcone 1975 81.5x12.3x 14 2 diesels, 2200 2x1-102/45, 4-13.2, 60mines returned 10/1937
Ciudad de Alicante (ex-Infante Don Juan) 1930 // 11/1936 Levante, Valencia 2434 81.3x12.4x 16.3 2diesels, 2400 1x1-120/45, 2x1-102/50, 1-47, 1-13 returned 1939
Ciudad de Mahón (ex-General Berenguer) 1930 // 10/1936 Larrinaga, Cadiz 1550 71.9x11.0x 14 11 diesel 2x1-102/45, 1x1-76/40 transport 1937
Ciudad de Palma (ex-Príncipe Alfonso) 17/11/1929 // 1/1937 CNT, Monfalcone, Italy 4085 104.3x14.9x 17.2 2diesels, 7300 2x1-120/45, 2x1-76/40 hospital ship 9/1937
Ciudad de Valencia (ex-Infante Don Gonzalo) 1930 // 11/1936 Levante, Valencia 2496 81.3x12.4x 16.3 2diesels, 2400 1x1-120/45, 2x1-105/45, 2-47, 1-13 returned 1939
Dómine 1935 // 11/1936 SECN, Bilbao 6915 124.4x16.4x 16 2diesels 4x1-102/45 transport 1/1937
Gobeo 29/1/1921 // 8/1938 Duncan, Glasgow, UK 3365 100.0x14.4x 9 1VTE   tanker 9/1938
J. J. Sister (ex-Galileo Galilei) 1896 // 1/1938 Genoa, Italy 1524 86.4x11.3x 16 2VTE 2x1-102/45, 1-13, 1DCR returned 1939
Malaspina 13/9/1935 // 5/1937 Matagorda 998 68.3x10.7x 12.5 1VTE, 2boilers, 850 2x1-102/50, 1-57 depot ship 11/1937
Mallorca 1914 // 1/1937 Genoa, Italy 2352 92.5x7.4x 16 1VTE 1x1-120/40, 1x1-76/40 returned 1/1939
Mar Cantábrico 1930 // 8/1937 CEC, Bilbao 6632 128.5x16.5x 14 2diesels 4x1-152/45, 4x1-88/42, 3-20 returned 1940
Mar Negro 1930 // 5/1938 CEC, Bilbao 6632 128.5x16.5x 14 2diesels 4x1-152/45, 4x1-76/40, 3-20 returned 1940
Rey Jaime I (ex-Juan Tonda) 1911 // 1/1937 Genoa, Italy 2320 96.4x11.5x 16 1VTE 1x1-120/40, 1x1-76/40 returned 4/1939
Rey Jaime II (ex-Corte) 23/7/1906 // 1/1938 Swan Hunter, Newcastle, UK 1370 80.0x10.5x 15 1VTE 2x1-102/45, 1-13, 1DCR returned 1/1939
Vicente Pinchol (ex-Marco Polo) 1896 // 2/1937 Genoa, Italy 1551 86.4x11.3x 16 2VTE 1x1-120/45, 2x1-102/45, 1-57, 2-47, 1-13, mines returned 1939

Ship project history: Adriático and Barletta (fictitious Spanish name Río) were Italian AMCs, served for short time under Nationalists flag only de jure. Mallorca and Rey Jaime I carried fictitious names Isarco and Buccari respectively.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ciudad de Alicante

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