|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||OORAMA||Added:||Jan 10, 2016|
||General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)|
Australian - Adelaide Steamship Company
Type: Cargo ship
Launch Date: 17.11.21
Date of completion: 12.21
Owner: The Adelaide SS Co Ltd., AUS Port Adelaide.
Builder: Fullerton, Paisley.
Yard No: 269
1949 sold to Wallarah Coal Co Ltd., AUS Sydney, r/n TUGGERAH
1956 sold to Cambay Prince SS Co Ltd., GBR Hong Kong. Same name.
1956 BU Hong Kong 2q.56
Added Information from Flotilla Australia
OORAMA 1,051 gross tons, 589 net. Lbd: 210'4" x 33'2" x 12'9". Cargo vessel built 1921 by John Fullerton & Co., Paisley as a steel hulled steamship for the Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Adelaide . Propulsion: T3cy 156nhp. Employed transporting gypsum from South Australia to Sydney Cement and plaster manufacturers, returning with coal. Sold June 1949 renamed Tuggerah by Wallarah Coal Co. Sold January 1956 to Cambray Prince S S Co Hong Kong renamed Brenda. Scrapped Hong Kong August 1956. (Oorama is aboriginal word for 'Tomorrow').
Details: Miramar Ship Index/John E. Hoskin, Flotilla Australia.
Photo Credits: With many thanks to the late Allan Green Collection Vic Australia