The regular plenary session for the month of October has given the green light to an agreement to name the streets of the Mar de Plata with names of ships sunk in the Bay of Mazarrón, either by scrapping, and permanent cessation of its business or for contribution low to proceed with new construction.
The streets of Mar del Plata urbanization bear the following names: Boat The Sape, Florentina, Alonso and Rosa, Three Caballeros, Antina II, Columbretes, Gold, Cabo La Nao, Fina Gil, Hermanos Paredes, Yolanda I, Nicholas, Juanita, Maria La Belema, Pedro Acosta, Christ the Light, Christ of the Deep, Brothers Picones, Catalina Ibáńez, Ernie and Mary, Peter and Francisca Acosta, Arroyo, Manuel Ballesta Paredes, Miguelete, Porcel, Antonio Young Four Brothers, San Jose, Joseph and John and Second Bolnuevo beach.
Some of these vessels, grouped by the Fishermen's Association of Mazarrón, have belonged to the same owner.
The owners of the vessels are mostly men born in Puerto de Mazarrón, who have dedicated their lives to the sea and the fishing profession.
Currently, some owners of these vessels are retired and others are active new vessels.
These data have been submitted by the closing of the Fishermen's Association of Puerto de Mazarrón and persons connected with the sea and fishing.
The Consistory of Mazarrón with this agreement provides a new tribute to the fishermen, who will reward their efforts and sacrifice embodied seeing the names of their boats in the urban streets of Mar de Plata in Puerto de Mazarrón.
Also near the beach there is a roundabout Alamillo containing a boat and at the next roundabout towards Cartagena is a beacon, which transmits both neighbors and visitors the importance of the town overlooking the fishing sector.
Fishermen also have, for nearly two years, with the 'Garden of San Pedro', which is named in honor of the patron of fishermen and men who give their lives to the sea.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón