Caloundra City‎ > ‎Caloundra‎ > ‎

Osterley Ave

Google Map

This was a 12,129 gross ton ship, length 535ft x beam 63.2ft, two funnels, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 18 knots. There was accommodation for 280-1st, 130-2nd and 900-3rd class passengers. Built by London & Glasgow Shipbuilding Co, Glasgow for the Orient Steam Nav.Co. she started her maiden voyage on 6th Aug.1909 when she left London for Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane via Suez. In June 1917 she was requisitioned as a troop transport, came through the war unscathed and returned to commercial service in Jan.1919. She led a comparitively uneventful life and was eventually broken up in Glasgow in 1930.[Merchant Fleets by Duncan Haws, vol.1, P&O, Orient and Blue Anchor Lines]

11 Osterley
11 Osterley
Subpages (1): 11 Osterley