Ship Details

Rig

Steamship

Built

1928

Built In

Tonnage

1670

Demise

sunk off Banka Island 14/2/1942

Description

SS Vyner Brooke was a Scottish-built steamship that was both the royal yacht of Sarawak and a merchant ship frequently used between Singapore and Kuching. She was named after the 3rd Rajah of Sarawak, Sir Charles Vyner Brooke. At the outbreak of war with Japan the ship was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and armed

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