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Name: WARRIMOO
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 28/05/1892
Completed: 07/1892
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 175
Dimensions: 3326grt, 2076nrt, 345.0 x 42.2 x 25.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (33, 53 & 85 x 54ins), 722nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101901
History:
07/1892 New Zealand & Australian SS Co (J Huddart), London
1893 Canadian Australian Royal Mail SS Co (J Huddart), London
1897 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
1901 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Dunedin
1916 Khiam Yik & Co Ltd (Tan Kah Kee), Singapore
17/05/1918 Sank
Comments: 17/05/1918: Sank after a collision with the French destroyer CATAPULTE and
resultant explosion of depth charges when 12 miles SW of La Gallite
On a voyage from Bizerta to Marseille with troops


Above photo courtesy of Allan Green Collection