Category:Duntroon (ship, 1935)

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Ship[edit]

  • Type:
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend-on-Tyne
  • Yard No: 1460
  • Keel laid:
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  • Date of completion: 1935
  • Length over all: 143.9 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 19.9 m
  • Draught: m
  • GRT: 10,346
  • DWT:
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  • Main engine:
  • Speed: 19 kn


History[edit]

  • 1935 Named: DUNTROON for Melbourne SS Co, Melbourne and used on Australian coastal services. Flag: Australia
  • 20.11.1940 Collided with and sank the minesweeper GOORANGAI with the loss of her entire crew of 24.
  • 1942 Requisitioned as troopship.
  • 1950 Returned to owners
  • 1960 Sold to Grosvenor Shipping Co, Hong Kong and resold to Kie Hock Shipping Co, Hong Kong.
  • 1961 Renamed: TONG HOO and used on Hong Kong - Indonesia passenger service.
  • 1966 Sold to Africa Shipping Co. Renamed: LYDIA and used for India / Pakistan - East Africa route.
  • 1967 Laid up at Singapore
  • 1973 Last voyage Yokosuka to Kaohsiung, Taiwan where she was scrapped.

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