Category:Minnipa (ship, 1927)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Length: 77.1 m
  • Beam: 12.2 m
  • Draught: 6.7 m
  • 1,977 gross tons
  • 986 net.
  • Main engine: Diesel engine - 2,700bhp
  • Speed: 15 knots.

History[edit]

  • 1927 Named: MINNIPA fot the Adelaide Steamship Co, an institution on the Adelaide - Port Lincoln run. For many decades, the Port Lincoln Division railway timetable was structured around the twice-weekly visits of the Minnipa to Port Lincoln.
  • 1928.05.29 Running aground on Boston Island, off Port Lincoln
  • 1960.06.29 Left Port Lincoln for the last time. She had sailed more than a million miles, made more than 3,300 round trips and carried over 525,000 passengers.
  • 1963 Broken up in Hong Kong

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