Yard No. 638
ss CONTESSA

built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow in 1930

(CONTESSA)

ss CONTESSA

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

Her main engines were built by shipbulder , 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

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

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