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Alona Mendi - Trial


Northern Daily Mail, 19th Jan 1929.

The steamer Alona-Mendi, built by Messrs. William Gray and Co., Ltd., to the order of La Compania
Naviera Sota Y Azner, of Bilbao, successfully ran her official sea trials on Friday.

The Aralar-Mendi will be complete in all respects as a first-class cargo steamer, her equipment including wireless installation and electric light throughout. The propelling machinery, supplied by the Central Marine Engineering Works of the builders, consists of triple-expansion engines having cylinders 20 ½ in., 33 ½ in., and 55 inches diameter, by 39 inches stroke, with two boilers working at a pressure of 180lbs. per square inch. A number of “CMEW” auxiliaries are also fitted.

The owners were represented on the trial by Mr. A. de Bareno, of Bilbao, under whose superintendence the ship and machinery have been constructed.

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