|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||CORRIMAL||Added:||Nov 13, 2011|
||General cargo ships built 1940 and before (Under 3000gt)|
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 www.flotilla-australia.com/
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