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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALLARAT  131851  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1911  23/09/1911   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   318 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11120 grt /  / 500.1 ft  62.8 ft  31.9 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2-Screw, 2xQ4cyl, 9000ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Greenock  Greenock   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Troop Transport during WWI 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Torpedoed 25/04/1917 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by UB-32 when 24 miles S by W of Wolf Rock on passage Melbourne-UK, troops, copper, antimony ore etc. No lives lost. Taken in tow but sank. 
 

 



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