Saturday, February 27, 2016

'Kumalla', of the USSCo, 1956

This was built by built by Henry Robb of Leith, Scotland, and was specially designed to carry pyritic ores from the shallow draft port of Strahan, Tasmania to Melbourne. The ship was sold in 1972 and traded for another 13 years in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Tonnage: 1,946 grt
Length: 235 ft (71.6 metres)
Propellers: 1
Speed: 10 knots

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