Ship Details

Rig

Steel Twin Screw Steamer, 1,772 nhp.

Built

1899

Built In

Tonnage

8,291g 4,632n

Dimensions

490.7 x 56.7 x 26.0

Demise

Orient Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., reg. Glasgow. 1899 Feb: Maiden voyage to Australia via Suez. 1916 Nov.: Final voyage to Australia then converted to a troopship. 1918 May 12: Torpedoed 40 miles south west of Cape Spartivento.

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My Grandfather, Patrick Leo Hughes, embarked on this ship on the17th January 1917 as a member of the 12th (Army) Brigade Australian Field Artillery. He disembarked on 27th March 1917 Plymouth England.

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