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Name: WOOLLOOMOOLOO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/05/1891
Completed: 08/07/1891
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 262
Dimensions: 3521grt, 2221nrt, 5030dwt, 360.0 x 44.4 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 45 & 73 x 54ins), 445nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.8knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98954
History:
08/07/1891 W Lund, London (Blue Anchor Line)
1901 Houston Line, Liverpool, renamed HARMONIDES
1919 K Steamship Co (Kaye & Sons, managers), renamed KHARTUM
1927 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 57079; Profit 7158-2s-4d
1894: Fitted with 53,000 cu ft of refrigerated spaces to provide
an alternative cargo when the wool freight rates were low.
1899: Chartered to the French CGT line for five round voyages (3rd Class only)
between Le Havre, Bordeaux and New York.
05/03/1902: Rammed & sank the Red Star liner WAESLAND off Anglesey in fog.
WAESLAND was the former Cunard ship RUSSIA. 53 passengers rescued.
2Q/1927: Broken up at Genoa by A Ardito