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Yard No. 638
ss CONTESSA



Yard Number 638 was named CONTESSA when launched on Tuesday 18/02/1930 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Vacarro Brothers

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1930
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 5324 grt
Length: 396 feet
Breadth: 53 feet 8
Draught: 23 feet 8

Owner History:
Vacarro Brothers


Her main engines were built by the shipbuilder , she was powered by Quad exp steam 4cy 4475ihp 15 knots

Other names she bore were: Leeuwarden (59) Tropicana II (64). Her last recorded name was SANTA ANNA (1965)

CONTESSA was scrapped on 1971

Additional Information: Arrived at La Spezia 26th November 1970 after a length lay
up from around 1965
Additional data by George Robinson. Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid