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Name Official number Flag IMO
CIUDAD DE ASUNCION    ARG   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1930  22/08/1929  03/1930 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow   847 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2851 grt / 1453 nrt / 306.4 ft.  58.5 ft.  9.4 ft.   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
3-screw. Oil engines 4SCSA 18Cyl. 431NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cia. Argentina de Nav. Mihanovich Ltda., Buenos Aires  Buenos Aires   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 Cia. Argentina de Nav. Dodero S.A., Buenos Aires
1949 Cia. de Nav. Fluvial Argentina S.A., Buenos Aires
1963 Flota Argentina de Nav. Fluvial, Buenos Aires 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1963  Burned 11/07/1963 
Disposal Detail
11/07/1963 she struck the submerged wreck of freighter MARIONGA J. CAIRIS near Colonia on the River Plate on passage Montevidoe for Buenos Aires. During the evacuation of her 358 passengers and 63 crew,she caught fire from engine-room short circuit.
fifty-two lives lost. 
 

 



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