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Name: GIAVA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/09/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 228
Dimensions: 2755grt, 1794nrt, 333.9 x 36.2 x 26.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 70 x 48ins), 300nhp; (1898: T3cyl (23, 35 & 62 x 48ins), 265nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle; (1898: Fonderia Orotea, Palermo)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1881 R Rubattino & Co, Genoa
1882 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa / Palermo
1910 Soc Nazionale di Servizi Marittimi, Palermo
1913 Soc Marittima Italiana, Naples
27/02/1916 Sank
Comments: 1898: Re-engined
27/02/1916: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U35 when
SW of Cape Matapan on a voyage from Syracuse to Alexandria.