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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALBATROSS  74654  AUS   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1876  17/09/1875   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  258 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
191 grt / 31 nrt / 131.4 ft  21.1 ft  10.7 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl side-lever disconnecting 80nhp.

c1918 re-engined Fairbanks, Morse semi-diesel 120nhp 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Marshall, Melbourne  Melbourne  24/08/1876 
Other names
1918 WORTANNA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1877 James Paterson, Melbourne
1906 E Newbiggin & Partners, Melbourne
1909 J Paterson & Co Ltd, Melbourne
1917 Wilfred J Wardle, Adelaide
1918 Frank A Verco, Adelaide
1920 Victor C Reeves, Hobart
1922 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Adelaide  
Vessel history
c1918 converted to auxiliary diesel schooner, 213grt 164nrt, 131.4 x 21.1 x 10.4ft
1942-45 served with the United States Army 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1957  Wrecked 18/11/1957 
Disposal Detail
Struck rocks out from Mourilyan, Queensland, was holed, and eventually abandoned.  
 

 



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