SOM 005 Lagoa
New 1/1250 scale model of the Portuguese freighter Lagoa by Solent (SOM 005) as in 1951.
Built: 1949 Sociedad Espanola de Constuccion Naval, Bilbao Spain. One of a group of at least 8 similar ships. Owner: 1949-1951 Soc Nacional Elcano SA Bilbao Spain, as Villaviciosa. 1951 sold to 1972 Companhia de Navegaceo Carregadores Acoreanos, Portugal, renamed Lagoa. Sister ship: Sete Cidades. 1972 sold to Emp Insulana de Navegacao, renamed Somar.
Dimensions: 89.6 x 13.1 Tonnage: 2,415 gross Speed: 13 knots Route: Azores to UK and Germany
Scrapped: India 1973