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Name: LA SERENA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/08/1892
Completed: 09/1892
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 52
Dimensions: 2271grt, 1399nrt, 280.0 x 38.1 x 16.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 35 & 57 x 39ins), 202nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101924
History:
09/1892 Cuthbert Hutchinson, London
1899 Adelaide Steamship Co; renamed MOONTA
1913 W Crosby & Co, Melbourne
1915 Dairen Towa Kiseni KK, Dairen, Japan; renamed TOKEI MARU
1Q/1931 Broken up
Comments: 10/04/1899: Stranded and abandoned to underwriters
Purchased as a wreck by Adelaide Steamship Co
Repaired and put back in service
1Q/1931: Broken up in Japan


Above photo as MOONTA copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as MOONTA copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as MOONTA copyright of Allan Green