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Yard No. 494
ss COLO COLO



Yard Number 494 was named COLO COLO when launched on Wednesday 26/11/1930 by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley for Chilean Navy

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1931
Ship Type: Tug
Tonnage: 361grt, 760t displ
Length: 126 feet 6
Breadth: 27 feet
Draught: 14 feet

Owner History:
Chilean Navy


Her main engines were built by the shipbuilder , she was powered by 1050ihp 12kn ................ 1971 reengined diesel

As of 03/12/1987 COLO COLO is a preserved ship

Additional Information:
Sometimes given as COLOCOLO
Rebuilt and reengined in 1971
Allocated 1987 to Naval museum at Punta Arenas [current existence not confirmed]

Previous update by Colin Campbell
Previous update by George Robinson
Photo (as modernised) supplied by David Asprey