Postby Tony Frost » Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:39 pm

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Postby magoonigal » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:36 pm

Built for W A Phillips Anderson & Co Ltd, London.

Launched 22nd July 1948.
Pickersgill Southwick Yard No 311.
2,276 Gross.

54 Canberra. Australasian United SS Co Ltd, Melbourne.

58 Cronulla. Cronulla Shipping Co Ltd. (John Manners & Co Ltd) Hong Kong.

Driven against the sea wall at Hong Kong by a typhoon, 1st September 1962 and on 3rd September capsized and sank in shallow water as a result of damage sustained.
Later refloated but repairs would be more than she was worth and she was offered for sale.

15th November 1962 Arrived for scrapping at Hong Kong.
Paul Hood. + WSS Tyneside Branch Hon Sec.
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