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Name: RUPARA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1906
Completed: 06/1906
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 409
Dimensions: 1368grt, 791nrt, 230.2 x 36.2 x 13.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54.5 x 39ins), 185nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123662
History:
06/1906 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Port Adelaide
1920 Hadjee MM Nemazee, Hong Kong
1921 Gavino Barreto, Manila
1923 Renamed HERAS
1924 Ty Camco Sobrino, Manila; renamed MALAYA
02/04/1924 Wrecked
Comments: 02/04/1924: Wrecked on Titan Island near Amoy
On a voyage from Manila to Ningpo with a cargo of sugar


Above photo as RUPARA is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo as RUPARA is courtesy of the State Library of South Australia