SS De Grasse
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For other ships with the same name, see Empress of Australia.
Empress of Australia
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|Builder:||Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, United Kingdom|
|Laid down:||23 March 1920|
|Launched:||23 February 1924|
|Out of service:||1962|
|Class and type:||Ocean liner|
|Length:||168.3 metres (552 ft)|
|Beam:||21.8 metres (72 ft)|
The ship was wrecked off Cannes on 16 March 1962; and she was broken up at La Spezia in August the same year.
- Haworth, R.B. Miramar Ship Index: ID #1185887.
- Tate, E. Mowbray. (1986). Transpacific Steam: The Story of Steam Navigation from the Pacific Coast of North America to the Far East and the Antipodes, 1867-1941. New York: Cornwall Books. ISBN 978-0-8453-4792-8 (cloth)