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Name: WILLYAMA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/11/1897
Completed: 12/1897
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 86
Dimensions: 2705grt, 1713nrt, 325.5 x 45.1 x 21.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 61 x 42ins), 251nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108264
History:
11/1897 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Port Adelaide
13/04/1907 Wrecked
Comments: Some sources have launched 25/08/1897
13/04/1907: Wrecked off Rhino Head, York Peninsula, Queensland
On a voyage from Newcastle NSW to Port Pirrie with a cargo of coal


Above photo copyright of the State Library of South Australia

Above photo copyright of the State Library of South Australia

Above photo copyright of the State Library of South Australia