SS Santa Leonor

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Ship built as transport for the U.S. Navy and configured for 575 crew and 1740 passengers. Her military career took place in the Pacific carrying troops and wounded. At the time of the accident she was travelling from Rio de Janeiro to Vancouver (Canada), under the command of Captain Donald Johnson and governed by the Chilean pilot Ernest Ruiz Muñoz. She hit a reef at SW of Isabel Island, then drifted to Adelaide island where she laid on the starboard side. Shipwreck attributed to a navigational error. More information on

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Comments (114)

Chinappi on January 19, 2013


I LIKE and I VOTE for it.

I really found your photo …

More generally, you have a beautiful gallery.

I am very happy for your visit and your comments. Thank you very much for them.

See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


---=XEON=--- on January 19, 2013

Thanks you Chinappi very much again

senmax on January 19, 2013

Very beautiful picture. LIKE+F.

AnnaV on January 20, 2013

L & Vote

---=XEON=--- on January 20, 2013

Thanks you senmax and AnnaV very much

Jesus Miguel Ballero… on January 20, 2013

Preciosa Foto

Votada y Me Gusta

Godo Nikolov on January 20, 2013

Very beautiful landscape. Like. Best wishes.

---=XEON=--- on January 21, 2013

Thanks you Jesus Miguel Ballero and godonikolov very much

luky99ful on January 21, 2013

Another great photo ,I will put to favorites,Luky.

poludziber on January 21, 2013

molto bella, like......ciao, Flavio

nice work///46 likes.. Greetings , Stathis

abigador panoramio on January 21, 2013

Beautiful image and light. YS + LIKE. Best wishes.

aggeliki.k on January 21, 2013

wonderful photos


wishes for a beautiful week


Volkert Weidl on January 22, 2013

Ansprechende Bildgestaltung und Farben, ♥ & ✰+vote! Schöne Grüße vom Mittelrhein, Volkert

Marcello Caponnetto on January 22, 2013

Wonderful work and image! Thank you for visiting my gallery.

Andrei Matusov on January 22, 2013



http://www.meispix.c… on January 22, 2013

The chillean Titanic ? Nice shot! like.

---=XEON=--- on January 23, 2013

Thanks you All - luky9, poludziber, Stathis Koutsiaftis, abigador panoramio, aggeliki.k, Volkert Weidl, james2012, Клевый у меня ник and Philippe Meisburger very much

Pom' Angers on January 23, 2013

YsL 12/53 ~ vale ~ pom'

---=XEON=--- on January 24, 2013

Many thanks you Pom so much again

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 22, 2012
  • Attribution
    by ---=XEON=---
    • Camera: EX-H20G
    • Taken on 2012/09/29 14:32:46
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 30.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO80