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Name Official number Flag IMO
BUNYIP  80454  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1879  24/01/1879   
Vessel type Vessel description
Dredger Bucket  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew London Works  212 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
317 grt / 152 nrt / 160.5 ft  28.2 ft  9.8 ft   
Engine builder William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew
Engine detail
Twin 65nhp 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Simons, Renfrew  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
8/18879 Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1921 unreg
19xx Victorian Lighterage Pty Ltd, Melbourne
1936 reg Melbourne 
Vessel history
1921 converted to a lighter, 381grt 379nrt 
Remarks
barge-loading dredger 
End year Fate / Status
1954  Wrecked 20/11/1954 
Disposal Detail
20/11/1954 loaded with wool she broke adrift from Princes Pier and was washed against the sea wall and broke her back. 13/4/1955 remains scuttled with explosives outside Port Phillip Heads  
 

 



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