|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||BROADWAY||Added:||Jan 29, 2017|
||General cargo ships built before 1940 (Under 3000gt)|
1921 - 1953
722 gross tons, 375 net.
Steel steamship, cargo, of 3 masts and machinery aft. Lbd: 178'2" x 30'6" x 12'6". Built Limhamm, Sweden as Lygia. 1923 sold and renamed Durley Hill by Sunderland Steam Shipping Co.
Arrived Australia May 1925 for Charles T McGlew of Port adelaide. December 1925 of the Yorke Peninsula Barley producers Ltd, and registered Melbourne. 1926 Peninsula Traders Ltd.
These concerns were dissatisfied with Adelaide Steamship Co's service, in a situation where the shipment of their barley caused them to import this vessel for their immediate purposes. All good until the season was complete then found uneconomical to run.
In an agreement in 1926, was sold to the Adelaide Steamship Co, where a vessel of similar standing was always to be made available at the height of the barley shipping season. Sold for scrapping 1953
DETAILS: Flotilla Australia
Photo Credits: The late Allan Green Victoria Australia