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The Fleets

Companhia de Navegaceo Carregadores Acoreanos

Formed 1920 to operate services from the Azores to Portugal and Northern Europe and to North America after 1948. In Dec.1972 the company was taken over by Empresa Insulana de Navegaceo and seven vessels transferred to this company.

Many thanks to Ted Finch for his assistance in collecting this data. The following list was extracted from various sources. This is not an all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would like to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant Ship web site.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Acores 1958 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 2,963
Angra 1915 ex- Boscan , 1928 purchased from MacAndrews & Co, Manchester renamed Angra, 1933 wrecked off River Douro. 1,525
Cachalot 1897 ex- Ben Idris, 1923 purchased renamed Cachalot. 124
Concalo Velho (1) 1905 ex- Chellah , 1922 purchased renamed Concalo Velho, 1928 sold 1,100
Concalo Velho (2) 1913 ex- Balboa , 1928 purchased from MacAndrews & Co, Manchester, renamed Concalo Velho, 1949 sold to Italy renamed Generoso. 1,579
Corte Real 1922 ex- Peursum , 1933 purchased from Holland renamed Corte Real, 1941 torpedoed and sunk off Lisbon. 2,044
Fayal   see Sacavem.  
Horta 1949 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 2,647
Lagoa (1) 1911 ex- Viana , 1927 purchased renamed Lagoa, 1928 wrecked near Oporto. 1,992
Lagoa (2) 1950 ex- Villaviciosa , 1951 purchased renamed Lagoa, 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana, 1973 scrapped. 2,451
Monte Brasil 1948 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 2,394
Pero de Alenquer 1913 ex- Antares (Argo Line, Bremen), 1916 seized by Portugal renamed Coimbra , 1925 to Portuguese Navy renamed Pero de Alenquer, 1929 purchased from Portuguese Navy, 1959 scrapped. 2,593
Ponta Garca 1960 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 1,810
Ribeira Grande 1948 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 2,376
Sacavem 1897 ex- Jaffa , 1925 purchased renamed Sacavem, 1927 renamed Fayal. 2,047
San Miguel 1931 1968 scrapped 2,112
Santa Maria 1906 ex- Koutoubia , 1923 purchased renamed Santa Maria, 1923 wrecked near Cabo Vilano. 1,104
Sete Cidades (1) 1906 ex- Luise Bornhofen , 1944 seized by Portugal renamed Sete Cidades, 1950 scrapped. 2,954
Sete Cidades (2) 1950 ex- Villagarcia , 1951 purchased renamed Sete Cidades, 1971 scrapped. 2,415
Sete Cidades (3) 1961 ex- Bruse , 1972 purchased from Norway renamed Sete Cidades, 1972 transferred to Empresa Insulana. 1,086
Susana 1918 (Sail), no record after 1922. 199
Vila do Porto 1949 1955 lost. 2,570
Villa Franca (1) 1903 ex- Fagertun , 1922 purchased renamed Villa Franca, 1923 sold to Argentina renamed Rata. 851
Villa Franca (2) 1906 ex- Esposende , 1927 purchased renamed Villa Franca. 1,998

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