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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.66
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.66
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Melita

Steamship Line: Canadian Pacific Line Built: Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1918
Routes: England-Canada
Passengers:Cabin: 550; 3rd class: 1,200
History:Sold to Italy 1935, renamed LIGURIA. Employed as transport during Italian invasion of Ethiopia. Bombed at Tobruk 1940, scuttled 1941. Refloated 1950 and towed to Italy for scrapping.
Machinery:Triple-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels