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EH5HCO Olite Castillo

Team members Cartagena activate week from 24 to 30 March, the 75th anniversary of the sinking of Olite Castillo as EH5HCO.
On the morning of March 7, 1939 the ship "Castle Olite" confident approaching the port of Cartagena. In its wineries, more than 2,000 soldiers from the army of Franco anxiously awaited entry into a city that believed the enemy won.
The nearby whistle of a bullet must have helarles blood. Immediately after, another shell hit the warehouse in carrying ammunition, bursting the vessel, which sank within minutes taking with it the lives of 1,477 soldiers, in what is the worst maritime tragedy of contemporary Spain.