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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:CORRIMALAdded:Nov 13, 2011
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Under 3000gt)
Latter Ayrfield


ASB Shipping Board

1911 - 1969

1,140 gross tons. 682 net.

Lbd: 239'0" x 34'8" x 15'5". (70.1 x 10.6 metres)

General cargo vessel built by Greenock and Grangemouth Dockyard Grangemouth for G S Yuill & Co Ltd Australia. Single screw, triple expansion engine making 9 knots. 1926 sold to White Steamship Co Ltd Australia.

July 1927 sold to Hammond & Co Australia. November 1927 sold to James Patrick & Co Ltd., Australia. November 1942 requisitioned by Australian Government.

James Patrick & Co, Sydney appointed as managers November 1942. December 1944 purchased outright by Australian Government. December 1947 transferred to ASB. Laid up during 1949. Sold 1950 to Bitumen & Oil Refineries (Australia) Ltd, remained laid up.

1951 sold to R W Miller and Co, Australia, converted into a collier and renamed Ayrfield. Sold for demolition 1969, broken up at Homebush Bay Sydney June 1969

Information supplied by John E. Hoskin

The information supplied may not be wholly correct, if you have further details please add it below...Thank you!

Photo Credits: The late Allan Green Collection Vic. Australia

Cheers and GB

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