SKAUGUM SKAUGUM Modify Page Content Ship Details Built 1940 Built In Kiel Tonnage 11,111 Dimensions 551'5" x 66'8" x 31'7" Demise 1949: D/S A/S Eikland & A/S Salamis, reg. Oslo. 1972 Aug.25: Arrived at Kaohsuing, Taiwan to be scrapped. VoyagesView Full List 1956 ➜ 16 February 1956 SKAUGUM Piraeus Port Adelaide Media SKAUGUM Upload Media Comment Came in 1955 in to Brisbane Karakatsanis Manuel (not verified) on Wed, 2017-11-01 20:19 Came in 1955 in to Brisbane Mother Stamatia children Maria Emmanuel ,Michael father was here earlier cutting cane North Queensland his name was George Karakatsanis reply My mad ain name was Worley I Margaret Karaka... (not verified) on Wed, 2017-11-01 20:23 My mad ain name was Worley I came as a 10 pound Pom from England with my parents and two brothers in 1952 on the P&O Mooltan reply My mad ain name was Worley I Margaret Karaka... (not verified) on Wed, 2017-11-01 20:26 My mad ain name was Worley I came as a 10 pound Pom from England with my parents and two brothers in 1952 on the P&O Mooltan reply I arrived in melbourne on 28 Sam Lukie (not verified) on Wed, 2018-12-12 19:52 I arrived in melbourne on 28 July 1949 from Naples on SS Skaugum under the UN plan for displaced people in the camps in Germany we went to Bonnegilla migrant camp from port melbourne and ended up in Nth Qld's cane industry. I was 8 mnths old Family name was Lukic. Passenger nos. 853. 854. 855 I am now 70 and live on Sydney's Northern Beaches reply I arrived in melbourne on 28 Sam Lukie (not verified) on Wed, 2018-12-12 19:53 I arrived in melbourne on 28 July 1949 from Naples on SS Skaugum under the UN plan for displaced people in the camps in Germany we went to Bonnegilla migrant camp from port melbourne and ended up in Nth Qld's cane industry. I was 8 mnths old Family name was Lukic. Passenger nos. 853. 854. 855 I am now 70 and live on Sydney's Northern Beaches reply Our family arrived on the Rudolf Griss (not verified) on Wed, 2019-02-13 13:40 Our family arrived on the Skaugum on July 28th 1949. I was 10 years old at the time and am now 80. We left Naples and after stopping in Aden I recall that we were scheduled to sail to Freemantle but for some reason ( I believe the outbreak of some illness on board), the ship sailed directly to Melbourne. Fresh water had to be rationed because we didn't resupply in Freemantle. If any one has any detail or photos of this voyage they can contact me by E-mail. Rudi reply Hallo Rudi, mein Vater war Manfred Hügel (not verified) on Thu, 2021-01-28 06:03 Hallo Rudi, mein Vater war als Ingenieur von Siemens für den elektrischen Antrieb der Skaugum zuständig und hatte auf der 1. von seinen 3 Fahrten viele Reparaturen und Verbesserungen an den Generatoren zu erledigen. Das Foto vom Start am 20. April 1949 in Kiel von der Howaldtwerft mit den Personen auf der Skaugum und am Kai habe ich 5 x; ebenfalls habe ich Fotos vom Umbau der Skaugum. Mein Englisch ist nicht so gut, könnte aber dennoch den Text in Englisch nachsenden. Ich bitte um etwas Geduld, da meine Frau schwer erkrankt ist und ich mich mit den Fotos und Bericht meines Vaters ablenke. Ich freue mich auf eine Nachricht von Dir. Viele Grüße aus Deutschland, aus Bayern, aus Franken in der Nähe von Würzburg reply I was born in 1952 and Michael Kefaloukos (not verified) on Sun, 2019-06-02 21:10 I was born in 1952 and arrived in August 1955 at Fremantle.I was 3 years old and traveled with my father,Nicholas , my mother Maria and my sister Sevasti. I have been a doctor for 40 years and built REAPP TECHNOLOGY software company which I run to this day. reply We were on the Skaugum and Dena (not verified) on Tue, 2019-08-27 23:10 We were on the Skaugum and arrived in Fremantle 11 August 1955. We were sent to a camp stayed outside Fremantle for a while then travelled to Melbourne. My father decided though to start our new life in Sydney. We returned to Greece in 1980 and my son who is Australian by descent is now living in Australia since 2016. reply MY COUSIN EMANUEL BORG AND EMANUEL BORG (not verified) on Sat, 2019-09-28 10:09 MY COUSIN EMANUEL BORG AND UNCLE SAVIOR BORG ARRIVED IN MELBOURNE 1955 I WOULD LIKE THE EXACT DATE PLEASE reply Hi, Grace Wallage (not verified) on Fri, 2019-10-04 07:22 Hi, I can't tell you the exact date yet that Emanuel & Salvu Borg came to Australia in 1955, however I am interested in sharing information about this side of the family and when I get further information, sharing this with you. Emanuel was my dad and Salvu my Nannu. I have just started to follow the family tree too. Please feel free to contact me on the above email to share information. Thank you Grace reply My grandfather Jonas Vytautas Jade (not verified) on Thu, 2019-11-14 22:03 My grandfather Jonas Vytautas Eglinas arrived in Melbourne 30/07/1949 from Italy, on board Skaugum. He lived in Italy for 2 years, prior to that, it states he lived in Germany. It is reported he was born in Lithuania in 1930. As part of the immigration scheme, it was a requirement they had to register if they moved states in Australia. Unfortunately record keeping was not the best in those days and lots of documents sourced appeared to be conflictual. I am seeking information if anyone has any for family findings and cultural identity. Thank you reply I'm looking for information Lisa warner (not verified) on Thu, 2020-05-14 18:42 I'm looking for information regarding my Nanna Lucina and uncle aivars who where passengers on the skaugam between 1945-1949 any information would be much appreciated reply Hi, Bonnie Redwood (not verified) on Sun, 2021-06-13 15:07 Hi, My grandfather travelled to Australia on this boat. He arrived in Melbourne 28th July 1949. His name was Czeslaw Borowczyk, and was about 25 yrs old at the time. This is all the information I have on him. reply Hello! I am Greek and my asykiotou on Mon, 2022-01-10 06:24 Hello! I am Greek and my father was a doctor in Skaugum in 1956. His name was Petros Sykiotis. He left on the 23 January 1956 from the port of Piraeus in Greece escorting 1,200 Greek migrants to Port Adelaide Australia. The ship was going after to Saigon and then on its way back to Port-Said (18-3-1956) and ended in Marseille, France. I would appreciate if you have any related information. Athanassia reply I arrived in Sydney, Borg (not verified) on Mon, 2022-02-14 14:11 I arrived in Sydney, Australia on the Skaugum with my mother and grandmother in November 1955 from Malta. I have searched for an arrival date however have been unsuccessful. Would anyone on this site who also arrived on the same date, same ship please give me the date. Thank you. reply Your Stories Your name * E-mail * Post your story * Submit Leave this field blank Share this Page Share this ship with your friends and followers online.