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Name Official number Flag IMO
ESPERANCE BAY  140148     
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  15/12/1921  07/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Steam Turbine 2 masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir   617 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
14176 grt / 8451 nrt / 530.9 ft  68.3 ft  39.9 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
4 steam turbines dr geared to 2 shafts. 1,977 nhp. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers, Fremantle  Fremantle   
Other names
1936 ARAWA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1924 Australian Commonwealth Line of Steamers, Fremantle
1928 White Star Line Ltd. - G. Thompson & Co. Ltd., London
1933 Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line Ltd. - same managers
1936 Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd., London
08/1939 - 1941 Admiralty requisition - armed merchant cruiser 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1955  Broken Up 21/05/1955 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Newport for breaking by John Cashmore Ltd. 
 

 



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