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Name: DIMBOOLA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 03/05/1912
Completed: 07/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 876
Dimensions: 3854grt, 2112nrt, 360.2 x 50.1 x 23.6ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23.5, 31.5, 48 & 71 x 45ins), 553nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133505
History:
07/1912 Melbourne SS Co Ltd, Melbourne
1935 Ho Hong SS Co (1932) Ltd, Singapore; renamed HONG SIANG
1951 Ministry of Transport (Williamson & Co Ltd), Hong Konh
1951 Renamed EMPIRE LONGFORD
01/1953 Broken up
Comments: 16/01/1953: Arrived at Dover for breaking up by Dover Industries Ltd


Above photos as DIMBOOLA copyright of Allan Green