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||General cargo ships built before 1940 (Under 3000gt)|
Kooliga (I) 1928-1953.
Type: Cargo ship
Launch Date: 7.2.28
Date of completion: 3.28
Owner: McIlwraith, McEacharn Ltd., Melbourne.
Builder: Caledon SB & E Co., Dundee.
Yard No: 317
1953 BU Shibaura 2.7.53
Details: Miramar Ship Index.
Added detail below by John Hoskings Flotilla Australia
KOOLIGA (1) 2,495 gross tons. Lb: 90.2 x 13.5 metres. Steel single screw steamship built 1928 by Caledon Shipbuilding, Dundee for McIlwraith, McEacharn Ltd., Melbourne. Triple expansion engine with service speed of 10 knots.
July 1928 commenced cargo services from Newcastle, New South Wales to West Australia. Owned by this concern from 1928-1953. Scrapping began at Shibaura on 2nd July 1953.
Photo Credits: The late Allan Green collection Vic Australia