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Name: INDRAPURA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/10/1911
Completed: 11/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 887
Dimensions: 8144grt, 5147nrt, 490.6 x 61.3 x 32.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl , 931nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131403
History:
11/1911 Indra Line Ltd (TB Royden), Liverpool
1914 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1916 Renamed PORT ADELAIDE
03/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 03/02/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U81 when 180 miles
SW of Fastnet, in position 48.49N - 11.40W
On a voyage from London to Sydney NSW


Above photo as INDRAPURA copyright of Ian Farquhar