HS Regina D'Italia
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|Name||HS Regina D'Italia (Queen of Italy)|
|Builder/Built||1907 Sir J. Laing & Son, Sunderland|
|Type||Steel twin screw Steamship|
Built for Lloyd Sabaudo her maiden voyage was from Genoa to New York. In Dec 1908 she served as a hospital ship for the earthquake at Messina. Original fit out was to accommodate 120 1st class passengers, and 1,900 third class passengers
During WW1 operated primarily in the Mediterranean theatre.
In 1925 she made several trips carrying migrants between Italy and Port Adelaide, before being scrapped in Oct 1928.