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Name Official number Flag IMO
MINNEDOSA  142717  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  17/10/1917  08/1918 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  518 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
15186 grt / 8912 nrt  / 520.0 ft  67.2 ft  41.8 ft   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast
Engine detail
3 - Screw. T8Cyl. (2x27.5, 2x41.5 & 4x47 - 51)in.plus i LP turbine. 215lb.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Co. - Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1935 PIEMONTE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1921 managers Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd.
1935 "Italia" - Flotte Riunite Cosulich - Lloyd Sabaudo - Navigazione Generale, Genoa
1937 Lloyd Triestino S.A. di Navigazione, Genoa 
Vessel history
Originally intended for Hamburg America Line and contracted out from Harland and Wolff she was launched as Medora but because of the outbreak of WW1 she was not completed for them. She was instead completed as a troop carrier before making her maiden voyage on December 5th 1918 for Canadian Pacific carrying troops back home to Canada.
Refitted by Hawthorn Leslie on Tyneside.
Laid up in the Clyde 1931 she was sold for scrapping in 1935. However she was bought from the breakers by the Italian Government for use as a troopship and transferred initially to Italia Line then to Lloyd Triestino in 1938.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1949  Broken Up 24/07/1949 
Disposal Detail
17/11/1942 torpedoed by HMS UMBRA off Capo Rasocolmo on passage Palermo for Messina, beached
28/12/1942 refloated and towed to Messina
Bombed by the Allies in May 1943 at Messina and half sank.
15/08/1943 scuttled at Messina
Raised in 1949 she was subsequently broken up at La Spezia, arriving under tow 24/07/1949.  
 

 



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