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Name: MELO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1887
Completed: 12/1887
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 518
Dimensions: 1094grt, 773nrt, 215.0 x 31.7 x 13.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 28 & 47 x 30ins), 121nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1887 Soc Anon di Navigazione Vapore Puglia, Bari
03/12/1917 Sank
Comments: 03/12/1917: Mined & sunk near Cape Spartivento, Calabria