Iron Screw Steamer, 1,000 hp.
445.6 x 46.3 x 35.1
Orient Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., reg. Glasgow. First steamer designed for the Australian Service for mail, and was also the first to fulfill the Admiralty requirements for an auxilliary merchant cruiser in war. 1884: Electric light installed. 1898 Triple expansion engine fitted. 1900: Troopship in the Boer War. 1903: Returned to the Australian run. 1909 July: Final voyage to Australia. 1910: Sold to Italian shipbreakers & renamed for the passage to Italy.