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Yard No. 506

Yard Number 506 was named WANDILLA when launched on Saturday 25/05/1912 by Wm Beardmore & Company Dalmuir for Adelaide Steamship Company Port Adelaide

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1912
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 7785 grt
Length: 411.3 feet
Breadth: 56.7 feet

Owner History:
Adelaide Steamship Company, Port Adelaide
1921 Bermuda & West Indies SS Co., Hamilton (Furness, Withy)
1935 Lloyd Triestino
1940 Royal Italian Navy requisition, hospital ship

Other names she bore were: CESAREA (1935) FORT ST. GEORGE (1921). Her last recorded name was ARNO (1938)

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 10/09/1942

Additional Information: Sunk by aerial torpedoes from RAF in 33.14N 23.23E, about 40 miles NE of Ras el Tin
Previous update by Stuart Cameron