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Name Official number Flag IMO
MELITA  136367  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  24/04/1917   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  517 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
15354 grt / 9306 nrt / 546.5 ft  67.3 ft  50.3 ft   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast
Engine detail
3 - Screw. T8cyl. (2x26.5, 2x41.5 & 4x47 - 51)in. and LP turbine  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Ocean Lines - Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd., Belfast  Belfast   
Other names
1935 LIGURIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1921 Canadian Pacific Railway Co. - Canadian Pacific S.S. Lines Ltd., Belfast
1935 'Italia' - Flotte Riuniti Cosulich-Lloyd Sabaudo-Navigazione Generale, Genoa
1937 Lloyd Triestino S.A. di Navigazione, Genoa 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Ordered by Hapag Lloyd but taken up by Canadian Pacific.
Hull only completed by Harland & Wolff Ltd. Berfast. (Yard no.463) 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Air Attack 05/07/1940 
Disposal Detail
05/07/1940 torpedoed by British aircraft at Tobruk
22/01/1941 scuttled and capsized at Tobruk
1950 refloated
31/08/1950 arrived in tow at Savona for breaking. 
 

 



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