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Name: NORKOOWA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/10/1885
Completed: 10/1885
Builder: HS Edwards & Sons
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 32
Dimensions: 1643grt, 1074nrt, 250.0 x 35.2 x 18.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 53 x 36ins), 159nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 88937
History:
10/1885 Carson & McIlwraith, Melbourne
1890 Malcolm D McEacharn, Melbourne
1891 McIlwraith, McEacharn & Co Ltd, Melbourne
1911 Turner, Morrison & Co, Melbourne / Bombay
1912 Vallibhoy, Mahomedally & Co, Melbourne
1912 Broken up
Comments: 30/10/1885: Sailed from the Tyne for Melbourne
2Q/1912: Broken up at Bombay


Above photo as NORKOOWA copyright of Allan C Green