KOOLAMA 1957: William Denny, Dumbarton

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KOOLAMA 1957: William Denny, Dumbarton

Post by Deepol » Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:58 am

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Succeeding her predecessor built by Harland and Wolff at Govan in 1938 sunk in 1942 she was launched in October 1957 for the Western Australian Government's coastal passenger service.
She was lengthened in 1966 and later sold on she became GRAIN TRADER then EASTERN PRINCE under which name she arrived at Kaohsiung on August 21st 1979 for scrapping.
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Re: KOOLAMA 1957: William Denny, Dumbarton

Post by riverman » Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:40 am

Good book on her predessesor the H&W Govan built one 'The Koolama Incident' ISBN 0 646 08100 4 :thumbup:
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Re: KOOLAMA 1957: William Denny, Dumbarton

Post by Jim Anderson » Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:35 pm

Operates on the North West coast of Australia
Passenger/Cargo 58 passengers
Hull strengthened to lie on muddy or sandy bottoms
1974 "Koolama" O' Shea's (Dublin) Ltd., London
1974 "Grain Trader"
1974 "Eastern Peace" Eastern Steamship & Enterprises (S) Pte. Ltd., Panama
1977 Lye Shipping (Panama) S. A., Panama

Notes on lengthening
1963 in the Denny List
1966 in Lloyd's Register

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