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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:WEEROONAAdded:Sep 29, 2012
Captured:IMO:UnavailableHits:477
Photo Category: Harbour & tour boats / restaurant vessels
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WEEROONA
Australian
Weeroona 1910-1951.

ON: 120766
ID: 1120766
Year: 1910
Name: WEEROONA
Type: Passenger ship
Flag: AUS
Launch Date: 8.6.10
Date of completion: 9.10
Owner: Huddart Parker & Co Pty Ltd., AUS Melbourne.
Builder: Inglis, Pointhouse.
Yard No: 290
Link: 1566
Starke: V1910 #587
GRT: 1,412
LPP: 94.7
Beam: 11.1
PC-16 knots.

1912 to Bay Steamers Pty Ltd., AUS Melbourne. Same name.

1951 BU Kerosene Bay, Sydney 1951

Details: Mirimar

WEEROONA 1,412 gross tons, 623 net. Paddle Steamer. Transferred to Bay Steamers Ltd, Melbourne also owned by Huddart Parker. Operated as an excursion steamer under Bay Steamers Ltd., colours in the Port Phillip Bay trade from 1910-1942. Served as a hospital ship in World War II. 1942 requisitioned by the US Army small ships fleet. 1945 Australian Government took control. Dismantled at Berry's Bay, New South Wales in 1951.

Photo Credits: The late Allan Green Collection Vic Australia

Cheers and GB

Gordy
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Gordy on Sep 30, 2012 06:19 (2 years ago)
TY Mr Dot, btw I see she is listed as capable of 16 knots, I didnt think they (PW) could manages those kinds of speeds
Mr. DOT on Sep 30, 2012 05:28 (2 years ago)
a very different classic vessel, for this nite of difficult navigation on this site! however another nice post! mrdot.
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