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Name Official number Flag IMO
WOODARRA  141930  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  12/07/1919  26/11/1919 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  572 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7998 grt / 5020 nrt / 449.5 ft  58.2 ft  37.1 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2 x T3cyl (27, 44, 73 x 48in), 1162nhp, 2- Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow  29/10/1919 
Other names
24/08/1929 FRESNO STAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
20/08/1929 Blue Star Line (1920) Ltd., London
24/08/1929 re-registered at London.
20/05/1930 owners restyled as Blue Star Line Ltd., London
24/02/1933 Union Cold Storage Co Ltd - Blue Star Line Ltd., London
16/01/1935 Frederick Leyland & Co Ltd - Blue Star Line Ltd., London 
Vessel history
Laid down as WAR APOLLO for the Shipping Controller, London
17/03/1938 caught in a rip tide and grounded by stern port quarter on Merino Island, Magellan Straits and her bow struck Zeta Island. Refloated herself and limped into Natales
18/03/1938 anchored off Bories Freezing Works with 16 feet of water in hold.Tempoorary repairs effected. 20/03/1938 moved to Punta Arenas for further repairs. Proceded to Buenos Aires for dry-docking. Her stern was twisted 27 feet from back from forefoot. Returned to UK for permanent repairs. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1947  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
07/1947 arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking by T.W.Ward Ltd.
13.04/1948 British registry closed. 
 

 



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