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Name Official number Flag IMO
MELITA  1891  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1853  27/03/1853   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Denny, Dumbarton Albert Yard  28 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1060 grt / 749 nrt / 232.6 ft  29.0 ft  19.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl oscillating, 180hp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander Denny and William Denny & Brothers, Port Glasgow  Port Glasgow  05/05/1853 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
09/1853 The British & Foreign Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow
1861 William Denny & Brothers (in part exchange for SIDON and MOROCCO)
12/1861 Peter Denny, J.McAusland & T.S.Begbie, Dumbarton & London
03/1862 Samuel & Saul Isaac, London (as blockade runner in American civil war)
11/1863 C.E.Dixon, Liverpool 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1868  Burned 05/09/1868 
Disposal Detail
On fire 800 miles from Queenstown on passage Boston for Liverpool and sank. 
 

 



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