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Name: PORT HUNTER
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 24/04/1895
Completed: 09/1895
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 3552grt, 2297nrt, 346.0 x 44.0 x 18.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 45ins), 289nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105734
History:
09/1895 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Wm Milburn & Co), London
11/1897 Gordon Steam Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed DARGAI
28/08/1914 Wrecked
Comments: 28/08/1914: Wrecked on English Bank in the River Plate on a voyage from
London to Montevideo with coal, iron and general cargo


Above photo as DARGAI is copyright of the State Library of Victoria