24 May 2023






1 min

One of the Spanish Fishing Vessels that from time to time she’s seen in our waters is the 1997 built gill netter NUESTRA MADRE LORETO.

She was built in Spain by Astilleros Cardama in Vigo with yard number 403 as NUESTRA MADRE LORETO homeported at Santa Pola since July 1997 with fishing matricola as 3ª AT-2-2-97.

She’s a steel hull vessel with 1 x Caterpillar 3508TA Diesel engine offering a cruising speed of 10.50 knots.

On 1st December 2018 she was the world headlines when she ignored the Spanish Government when she rescued 12 illegal immigrants from offshore Libya…Read more here on our article issued in 2018 –

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