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Wyreema docked at Townsville, 1923
Namesake: Maori: Meeting Place of Three Rivers
Owner: Australian United Steam Navigation Company (A.U.S.N.)
Builder: A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland
Completed: 1908[1]
Fate: Broken up 1958, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
General characteristics
Tonnage: 6,388 GT,[1] 3,362 NT
Length: 400 ft (120 m)
Beam: 54 ft (16 m)
Installed power: Triple expansion steam
Propulsion: Twin screw
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)

Wyreema was an Australian steamship named after the town of Wyreema, Queensland.

She was a passenger liner that transported nurses to battle during World War I.[2] She is reported to have "run down" and sunk SS Currajong in Sydney Harbour in 1910.[3][4]

In 1926, she was sold to Brazil and was renamed Dom Pedro I.


  1. ^ a b "Lloyd's Register: Underwriters, Volume 2". 
  2. ^ "Sister Rosa O'Kane Grave, Woodman Point". The Gardens – Family History. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 
  3. ^ "The Wrecks of Sydney: SS Currajong". Blue Beyond. Archived from the original on 5 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "TSS Currajong". Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 

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