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KAROOLA

Karoola 1910, as Hospital Ship at Melbourne 1940.

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nice photo but could we know a little more of events met by an atypique class of ship like this one around 1940...
 

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Can't be 1940 Threebs, she was scrapped in Shanghai in 1937. Probably taken during WW1 then?

She was owned by the Aussie firm with that tongue-twisting name: McIlwraith, McEacharn

Data from Miramar:

IDNo: 1120759 Year: 1909
Name: KAROOLA Keel:
Type: Passenger/cargo (rf) Launch Date: 9.3.09
Flag: AUS Date of completion: 8.7.09

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Tons: 7391 Link: 1600
DWT: Yard No: 404
Length overall: Ship Design:
LPP: 128.2 Country of build: GBR
Beam: 17.2 Builder: Harland & Wolff
Material of build: Location of yard: Belfast
Number of
screws/Mchy/
Speed(kn): 2Q-15

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Naval or paramilitary marking :
A: *
End: 1937

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Subsequent History:

Disposal Data:
BU Shanghai 3q.37 [Yih Leu Leng]
 

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Thanks for the update rd77, I did not think about it too much, just copied the source info.
 

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