Category:Esmeralda (ship, 1946)

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IMO info
Information about the vessel may be found at IMO 8642799.
A ship can change her name and flag state through time, but the IMO number remains the same through the hull's entire lifetime. Therefore, it's useful to identify a ship through her IMO number.


  • nickname: La Dama Blanca (The White Lady)
  • built: 1946
  • IMO number: 8642799
  • MMSI Number: 725019006
  • Callsign: CCES
  • Length: 113 m (371 ft)
  • Beam: 13.11 m (43 ft)
  • Height: 48.5 m (159 ft)
  • Draft: 7 m (23 ft)
  • Sail plan: four-masted barquentine; 21 sails, total sail area of 2,870 m² (30,892 sq. ft.)
  • speed: 13 knots (engine), 17.5 knots (sail)

The Esmeralda, while serving in many roles in her history, also achieved infamy through being used as a dentention centre, prison and location of torture for hundred of opponents of Chile's Augusto Pinochet regime.