Ship Details

Rig

Steel Screw Steamer, 1,000 hp.

Built

1881

Built In

Tonnage

5,589g 3,271n

Built By

Dimensions

456.0 x 48.2 x 33.9

Demise

Orient Steam Navigation Co.(Lim), reg. Glasgow. 1882 Jan.18: Maiden voyage London-Suez-Sydney. 1882 Nov.11: Sank at her moorings in Neutral Bay, Sydney, while loading coal. Four drowned. 1883 Mar.28: Refloated & temporarily repaired. 1884: Chartered to Anchor Line, Glasgow for Liverpool-New York service. Then returned to the Australia route. 1900: Troopship for the Boer War. 1902: Broken up at Genoa.

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MY GREAT GRANDPARENTS CAME OUT TO HOBART AS FREE SETTLERS IN THE 1800'S FROM SCOTLAND THEIR NAMES BEING ANDREW GRELLIS AND MARTHER GRELLIS ( NEE WALLACE) WITH THEIR CHILDREN, ONE BEING MY GRANDMOTHER ELEANOR GRELLIS ONLY 7 YRS OLD., who later married WALTER GEORGE OAKES COMMISSIONER OF POLICE IN TASMANIA.

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