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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:MORIALTAAdded:Feb 11, 2012
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950
later GWYDIR



1,929 gross tons, 1,108 net.

Lbd: 240' x 40'3" x 14'5".

Built by D & W Henderson Ltd, at Partick Glasgow as the Morilata for the Adelaide Steamship Co., Port Adelaide.

She was a twin screw passenger ship designed for and placed upon the Spencer Gulf run. Spent 3 years as
interstate passenger vessel between Sydney and North Queensland during WW1. Sold 1919 to Hong Kong Interests
and renamed Hai Loong.

Sold again in 1922 to Newcastle & Hunter River S N Co Ltd., and renamed Gwydir. Worked the Sydney - Newcastle
route February 14th 1942 beached after collision with the Neo Hebridais off Norah Head New South Wales &
dismantled where she lay

Information supplied by John E. Hoskin

Details posted may not be wholly correct, if you have further details please add it
below...Thank you!

Photo Credits: Don Ross

Cheers and GB

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Gordy on Feb 11, 2012 05:57 (7 years ago)

Peter, this is the Morialta (1)...she is the vessel on the offside, hope she clears that one up lol
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