SS Wollongbar (1911)

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History
Name: Wollongbar
Owner: North Coast Steam Navigation Company
Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Troon
Yard number: 229
Launched: 1911
Fate: Wrecked on 14 May 1921
General characteristics
Displacement: 2,005 gross tons
Length: 285.2 ft (86.9 m)[1]
Beam: 40.2 ft (12.3 m)
Draught: 23.8 ft (7.3 m)
Propulsion: Triple expansion engine
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)

Wollongbar was a 2,005 ton passenger steamship built by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Troon in 1911 for the North Coast Steam Navigation Company.[2]

Fate[edit]

She was wrecked at Byron Bay on 14 May 1921 after being blown aground during a gale at 28°38′14″S 153°36′37″E / 28.637086°S 153.610378°E / -28.637086; 153.610378Coordinates: 28°38′14″S 153°36′37″E / 28.637086°S 153.610378°E / -28.637086; 153.610378. Her wreck was broken up in-situ.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "ss Wollongbar (1911)". Clyde Built Ships Database. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "North Coast Steam Navigation Company". Flotilla Australia. Retrieved 27 September 2011.