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Name: YONGALA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/04/1903
Completed: 1903
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 736
Dimensions: 3664grt, 1825nrt, 350.0 x 45.2 x 27.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (32, 51.5 & 84 x 54ins), 690nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118332
History:
1903 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Port Adelaide
23/03/1911 Missing
Comments: 23/03/1911: Sailed from Mackay for Townsville with 142 passengers & general cargo
Last sighted that evening off Dent Island in Whitsunday Passage.
Subsequently posted missing.
1970: Wreckage located 10 miles off Cape Bowling Green


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship