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 (116)

---=XEON=--- on April 6, 2013

Thanks you BritPlom very much

樋口友克 on May 27, 2013

海運の難所なんでしょうか? とても印象に残る写真です。 XEONさんは港や船の写真がお好きなようですが船舶関係のお仕事に携わってらっしゃるんですか? 世界中で写真を撮影されてますよね!

---=XEON=--- on May 28, 2013

Many thanks you 銭形警部 some of yours post can't translate corerwctly, my shot taking vrom vessel, about around the world

CHO PIGU on November 24, 2013




My ♥ ♡ ♥ photos


F+L, Fen

---=XEON=--- on November 25, 2013

Thanks you CHOPIGU and Сергей Фендриков

Antoine Jasser on December 23, 2013

Interesting information...
Gorgeous view...
Amazing mountain!..
Beautifully composed & captured...
L 72

---=XEON=--- on December 23, 2013

Thanks you Antoine Jasser so much

Bert Keegstra on January 12, 2014

Great place and shot!


Warm regards from Holland,


---=XEON=--- on January 13, 2014

Thanks you BertKg

Anand Singh on January 17, 2014

Superb photo. YSL 21/74

Greetings, Anand

---=XEON=--- on January 18, 2014

Thanks you thisisdr

caryca51 on November 19, 2015

…<fl>… Wzruszająca opowieść...

Pozdrawiam z Polski .Elka

---=XEON=--- on June 8

Thanks you

ssSUH on June 9

A very nicely composed shot with impressive picture.

Regards, ssSUH

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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