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Name Official number Flag IMO
YATALA  74798  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  11/10/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  143 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
287 grt / 107 nrt / 144.9 ft  23.2 ft  12.4 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
SL2cyl 99nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Adelaide Steam Tug Co Ltd, Port Adelaide   Adelaide  09/07/1878 
Other names
1918 THURAKA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1911 Hugh J Bell, Adelaide
1918 Frank A Verco, Adelaide
1920 Henry G Gray, Hobart - reg Melbourne 
Vessel history
12/5/1878 arrived Adelaide form the Clyde under sail, as coals ran out in Indian Ocean
1912 converted into a three-masted topsail schooner, ??grt 248nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1929  Wrecked 08/06/1929 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked on Actaeon Reef while under tow of tug GUNDIAH (193grt/1901) for Recherche Bay, Tasmania. GUNDIAH rescued the crew of ten.  
 

 



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