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Name: INDRABARAH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1910
Completed: 08/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 855
Dimensions: 7395grt, 4664nrt, 471.0 x 58.4 x 31.6ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22, 37 & 62 x 45ins), 755nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131279
History:
08/1910 Indra Line Ltd (TB Royden), Liverpool
1914 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1916 Renamed PORT ELLIOT
12/01/1924 Wrecked
Comments: 10/05/1913: Stranded near Wanganui, New Zealand
06/07/1913: Refloated
12/01/1924: Wrecked on Horoera Point, East Cape, New Zealand
On a voyage from New York to Auckland and Wellington


Above photo shows INDRABARAH stranded in 1913. Photo courtesy of Brent Chambers