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Name: THOMAS MELVILLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/03/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 231
Dimensions: 1706grt, 1066nrt, 270.5 x 35.0 x 22.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 62 x 42ins), 186nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84863
History:
1882 J Turpie, Son & Co, North Shields
1888 J Coull, North Shields
1907 Angelo Parodi fu B, Genoa; renamed PINO
1915 Soc Anon Angelo Parodi fu Bmeo, Genoa
27/06/1916 Sank
Comments: 27/06/1916: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U35 when
60 miles off Port Mahon on a voyage from Swansea to Savona.