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Name Official number Flag IMO
BERRIMA  135332  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  20/09/1913   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   325 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11137 grt / 7013 nrt / 500.1 ft  62.2 ft  37.8 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2- Screws. 2 x Q4Cyl. (28.5, 34.5, 48.5 & 70 - 54)in. 1200NHP, 9000ihp giving 14 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Greenock  Greenock   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Requisitioned 11/8/1914 for conversion into an Armed Merchant Cruiser at Cockatoo Island, Sydney
18/8/1914 commissioned as HMAS Berrima, and paid off in October for conversion to a troop transport.
18/2/1917 she struck a mine off Portland Bill while inward bound for London, but was beached and repaired.
24/3/1920 she resumed commercial service and commenced her last voyage on 26/4/1929.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1930  Broken Up 13/09/1930 
Disposal Detail
16/7/1930 she was sold to Asakichi Jitagawa, Japan for demolition at Osaka arriving 13/9/1930.  
 

 



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