Take this festive week to raise awareness, by brief news, which has been an important school for many marine. I did a few months ago they met a hundred years since the project of building a school for orphans of the Navy became real, el “CHA”, as it is known affectionately. This school is known for some of the opponents were Navy officers, as it prepared exams competitions. There was also a time when it formed in the future Officers of Merchant.
His driver was Jose Clavijo Jáudenes, materialized his idea that one of the most ambitious urban development projects of the early S. XX: the Arturo Soria Ciudad Lineal (Madrid).
During those hundred years of history the school has seen all kinds of vicissitudes. The years were difficult to start that were located in a desolate spot among the pines, near Chamartín. Was gradually gaining strength until reaching its zenith in the years preceding the Civil War. The contest took them to silence. It was after three years when the Renaissance came to the years of the Transition. With democracy adapted to changing times becoming a school of the XXI century. Rafael Fernández Díaz tells the history of this historic school, but not only formal but also the story of those who gave life, how were the uniform, discipline, the ideology, etc.
Last 13 February 2013, were met 100 years since S. M. King Alfonso XIII, laid the foundation stone of the building that the Association would- Colegio Nuestra Señora del Carmen, for orphans of navy officers, “el CHA”.
To commemorate this anniversary, the book "Chronicle is published 100 years of history CHA "D. Javier Shutter Verona, where is an exhaustive history of the Institution, accompanied by an extensive photographic support of teachers and students who trod their classrooms.
This book is the story of the famous College, with a variety of photographs and data tables. The author, who has worked at the school for more than 39 years in various positions, tells the chronicle of one hundred years of the history of the College of Our Lady of Carmen Orphans of the Navy. It is definitely a unique work, where you can see almost all students in different promotions. Book, well as in bookstores, is on sale in Ferrol in OFAP 101 (Former Arsenal de Ferrol Cuartelillo Seamanship) and PAHUAR / REASPER (Construction "Forges de Ferrol), the modest price of 12 Euros.