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Name: MELPOMENE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/04/1883
Completed: 06/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 495
Dimensions: 2971grt, 1852nrt, 320.7 x 39.3 x 27.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 71 x 48ins), 291nhp; (1903: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 292nhp)
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1903: Wallsend Slipway Co, Wallsend)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87150 (for delivery only)
History:
06/1883 Lloyd Austro-Ungarico, Trieste
1892 Lloyd Austriaco, Trieste
1919 Lloyd Triestino, Trieste
1922 Mrs G Grassi & Mrs A Olmi, Trieste
22/04/1923 Broken up
Comments: Launched as LINCLUDEN ABBEY, sold before delivery
1903: Re-engined
22/04/1923: Arrived at Savona for breaking by Consorzio Operaio Metallurgico Italiano.