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Name: QUEENSLAND
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/09/1875
Completed: 1875
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 320
Dimensions: 2263grt, 2050nrt, 310.0 x 36.5 x 25.0ft
Engines: C2cyl, 300hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 73605
History:
04/01/1876 Eastern & Australian Mail Steamship Co Ltd, London
03/08/1876 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 48 x 1st Class, 80 x 2nd Class and many emigrants
Indended for the Singapore to Sydney NSW route
03/08/1876: Sank after a collision with BARRABOOL when 16 miles NExE
of Wilson's Promontory in the Bass Strait
On a voyage from Melbourne to Sydney in ballast
BARRABOOL was built by Palmers at Jarrow in 1874


Jarrow Express, Saturday, 02/10/1875

Globe, Monday, 25/09/1876