Marqués de Chavarri prison ship, Málaga, 1936

Reference: CT230

Stationery postcard sent by a prisoner in Marqués de Chavarri prison ship in Málaga harbor, November 9, 1936, with mark of the prison ship.

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Postcard Edifil 69 sent by a prisoner in Marqués de Chavarri prison ship in Málaga harbor, November 9, 1936, with mark of the prison ship.

Marqués de Chavarri steamship was used as prison from August 1936 to February 8, 1937, when Málaga was taken by the Francoist army. The prisoners in Marqués de Chavarri suffered retaliation each time the Francoist air force bombed Málaga, as certain number of prisoners was executed in retribution for the air attacks.