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D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen
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Post by D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:47 pm

Built in 1962 by Astilleros del Estado, Ensenada, Buenos Aires for Empresa Flota Fluvial des Estado Argentino, Buenos Aires.
Rivercruiseship, Gt:3955, Nt:1890, Dw:720, L:105,50m. B:17,40m. D:6m. draft:2,49m. 3-8 cyl. Crossley diesels:4500 hp. (3357kW) 3 shafts, 14 kn. crew:91, pass:432.
'81 sold to Ferrylineas Argentinas, '91 to Linea Magica S.A. 2007 floating hotel in Puerto Iguazu.
(Argentina 1978, 400 P. StG.1612)
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Post by aukepalmhof » Fri Apr 03, 2015 8:46 pm

Built as an inland passenger vessel under yard No 6 by Astilleros y Fabricas Navales del Estado (A.F.N.E.) at Ensenada Buenos Aires, Argentina for Flota Argentina de Nav. Fluvial in Buenos Aires.
19 December 1959 launched as the CUIDAD DE PARANA.
Tonnage 3,955 grt, 1,890 net, 720 dwt., dim. 105.50 x 17.40 x 6.0m., length bpp 99.6m.
Powered by three Crossley 2T SA 8-cyl., 4.500 hp, three shafts, speed 14 knots.
Bunker capacity 220 ton, daily consumption 20 ton
Passenger accommodation for 232 first and 200 second class.Crew 91
Cargo capacity for 43,860m³ grain, 39,474 m³ bale, 3,200 m³ reefer cargo.
19 December 1962 delivered to owners.

Used for the daily service between Buenos Aires to Montevideo.
During the winter months in the service from Buenos Aires to Ascension.
1968 Sold to Flota Fluvial del Estado Argentino, Buenos Aires, not renamed.
1981 Sold to Ferry Lines Argentinas SA, Buenos Aires, not renamed.
1991 Sold to Linea Magica SA (Juan G Martinez y Eduardo Martinez), Buenos Aires not renamed.
1995 Was she arrested in Juan Lacaze, Uruguay.
19? Managed by Turismo Babel (Dr. R. Ocampo) used for cruises on the Plata and Parana River and Uruguay rivers.
2007Used as a floating hotel in Puerto Iguazu.
2009 Sailed to AFNE, Rio Santiago for repair, she is still there in 2015 I believe, but looking at the photo it is doubtful she will be used again.

Argentina 1978 400p sg1612, scott ... Parana.htm
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