ss LARGS BAY

ss LARGS BAY
built by Wm Beardmore & Company Dalmuir,
Yard No 616

Port of Registry: London
Propulsion: Twin screw - 15 knots
Launched: Monday, 20/06/1921
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
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 22/08/1957
Web site: http://www.saintjohn.nbcc.nb.ca/~Heritage/JervisBay/thebayships2.htm
Remarks: 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.
Photo supplied by above web page
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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