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Name Official number Flag IMO
LARGS BAY  137225  AUS   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1921  20/06/1921  22/12/1921 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  616 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
13851 grt / 8547 nrt / 530.9 ft  68.3 ft  40.0 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
2 - Screw. 4 Steam Turbines DR geared to 2 screw shafts. 220lb 1977nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers, Adelaide  Adelaide   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1928 White Star Line Ltd. - G. Thompson & Co. Ltd., London
1933 Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line - same managers
1941 managers Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd. 
Vessel history
Maiden voyage commenced 4th January 1922 from London via Suez to Australia. She was a sister to JERVIS BAY.
Transferred to the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line in 1933.
Served as a troopship during WW2.
Refitted 1948-9 following the War's end.
Her last sailing departed 11th January 1957.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1957  Broken Up 22/08/1957 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Barrow for breaking by T. W. Ward Ltd. 
 

 



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