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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:OORAMAAdded:Jan 10, 2016
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)

Australian - Adelaide Steamship Company

Oorama 1921-1956.

ON: 137226

IDNo: 1137226

Year: 1921


Type: Cargo ship

Flag: AUS

Launch Date: 17.11.21

Date of completion: 12.21

Owner: The Adelaide SS Co Ltd., AUS Port Adelaide.

Builder: Fullerton, Paisley.

Link: 1582

Yard No: 269

V1921 #788

GRT: 1,053

LPP: 64.1

Beam: 10.1

1T-10 knots.

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
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