Marqués de Chavarri prison ship, Málaga, 1936

Reference: CT232

Letter from "Vapor Marqués Chavarri" dated in Málaga on October 15, 1936, with mark of the prison ship used as censor.

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Letter from "Vapor Marqués Chavarri" dated in Málaga on October 15, 1936, with mark of the prison ship used as censor.

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.