CONGELLA – 10 Years as a Bank Line vessel.

A fascinating ship history. Built in 1914 by Blohm and Voss, Hamburg for the Hamburg America Line and named SECUNDUS. Under the German flag for all of WW1. Then ceded to France and owned by 2 companies before sailing under the USA flag for Barber S.S. Lines as the MINDORO. Became the CONGELLA when purchased by Andrew Weir in 1933, and served for 10 years before being sunk by the Japanese…. ( see below)

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