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Name: DILWARA
Launched: 04/09/1895
Completed: 10/1895
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 166
Dimensions: 141grt, 34nrt, 100.4 x 20.2 x 10.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (18, 38 x 24ins), 65rhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105748
History:
12/1896 United Steam Tug Co, London
1907 Impresa Gius Fogliotti, Genoa; renamed PIETRO MICCA
1943 Giuseppe Merlino, Naples
196X Francesco Merlino, Naples
197X Societa Armamento Gestione Navi Agenzia Marittima Srl, Naples
1996 Gianluca Spinelli, Friends of Steamships Assoc
In preservation
Comments: 12/10/1943 to 16/01/1946 Requisitioned by Admiralty for use as auxilliary minesweeper
1952: Converted to oil fuel burning
1996: Restored by Tecnomar Shipyard at Fiumicino, Rome
Available for hire as a luxury yacht


Above photo as PIETRO MICCA courtesy of A Scrimali

Above photo as PIETRO MICCA courtesy of Navi e Armatori

Above photo as PIETRO MICCA courtesy of Navi e Armatori

Above photo as PIETRO MICCA courtesy of Navi e Armatori