|10,123 grt; 8,664 dwt; 114 passengers; part-refrigerated.
Operator: Naviera Aznar SA, Bilbao, Spain. Port of registry: Bilbao.
Built: 1952 by Sociedad Espanola de Construccion Naval, Bilbao, Spain. Yard no. 66.
Propulsion: 10-cylinder, two-stroke Sulzer 10SD72 of 7,300 bhp. Speed: 16.5 knots.
Launched as MINISTERIO DE EL ESCORIAL
1976-sold to Climax Shipping Ltd, renamed CLIMAX OPAL (Singapore flag).
1977-to breakers at Santander, Spain 7/6 after fire at Belfast 2/4.
Photo: Passing Tilbury Dock, 4/2/1968, inward bound for her regular berth at New Fresh Wharf, adjacent London Bridge, in the Upper Pool of London