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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:BUNGAREEAdded:Jan 07, 2016
Captured:IMO:5509608Hits:895
Location:Sydney, Australia
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)
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BUNGAREE

Australian

Bungaree 1937-1968.


ID: 5509608
Year: 1937
Name: BUNGAREE
Type: Cargo ship
Flag: AUS
Launch Date: 9.2.37
Date of completion: 5.37
Owners: Adelaide Steamship
Builder: Caledon, Dundee.
Yard No: 362
Link: 1619
GRT: 3,043
LPP: 108.9
Beam: 14.8
1Tx-11 knots.

1957 DAMPIER

1960 EASTERN MARINER

1968 KITAGAWA MARU No.15

1966 mined 8nm SE Saigon 26.5.66 & bu Hong Kong 7.68

Photo Credits: Trove Australia National Library
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IMO:5509608
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Mr. DOT on Jan 08, 2016 06:10 (3 years ago)
back when ships had lots of gear and shape! mr.dot.
Gordy on Jan 08, 2016 02:49 (3 years ago)
TY Dedge, much appreciated. My father was on her and her sister. I was on one of her sisters also.
dedge on Jan 07, 2016 20:34 (3 years ago)
Shown during her WW2 service as HMAS Bungaree. She was requisitioned in October 1940 and refitted as an auxiliary minelayer being armed with 2 x 4", 1 x 12 pdr, 2 x 40mm, 8 x 20mm and 6 MG's, with capacity for 423 mines. In 1944 served as a survey ship and stores ship, paid off 7 August 1946 and returned to owners 5 November 1947.
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