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Name: CITY OF BRISBANE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/03/1920
Completed: 06/1920
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1063
Dimensions: 7138grt, 4527nrt, 463.6 x 58.8 x 30.9ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 885nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 143641
History:
06/1920 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
02/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 02/08/1940: Bombed & sunk off South Longsand Buoy
On a voyage from Port Pirie to London with a cargo of
fruit, wool, flour, frozen meat and lead


Above photo copyright of Allan C Green