Yard No. 616
ss LARGS BAY

built by Wm Beardmore & Company Dalmuir in 1921

(LARGS BAY)

ss LARGS BAY

Yard Number 616, was named LARGS BAY when launched on Monday, 20/06/1921 by Wm Beardmore & Company Dalmuir , for Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers, Adelaide .

LARGS BAY arrived for scrapping on 22/08/1957

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1921
Ship Type: Passenger/Cargo Vessel
Ship's Role: London - Australia
Tonnage: 13853 grt
Length: 530.9 feet
Breadth: 68.3 feet
Owner History:
Commonwealth Government Line of Steamers, Adelaide
1928 White Star Line, London
1933 Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, London

Additional Information: Maiden voyage 4th January 1922 London via Suez to Australia. Sister to the famous JERVIS BAY she was one of five sisters. Sold to White Star 1928 and rebuilt to 14184 grt. Transferred to the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line in 1933. Troopship during WW2. Back to owners and refitted during 1948 and 1949. Last sailing 11th January 1957. Scrapped at Barrow
in
Furness. After her sale to breakers the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line were finished.
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