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  1. IRON MONARCH

    IRON MONARCH

    Trials photo from the attic. I believe she has been withdrawn from service after a long career. I have GA Plans of her somewhere which I'll look out.
  2. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Another view of Iron Monarch departing Brisbane
  3. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch departing Brisbane after drydocking
  4. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Ro-Ro Steel Slab Carrier DWT: 14,885 LOA: 179.30 Build: 1973. Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works Flag: Australia 13-04-07. Arriving Port Kembla
  5. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Ro-Ro Steel Slab Carrier IMO: 7305502 DWT: 14,885 LOA: 179.30 Build: 1973. Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works Flag: Australia 13-04-07. Arriving Port Kembla
  6. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Ro-Ro Steel Slab Carrier IMO: 7305502 DWT: 14,885 LOA: 179.30 Build: 1973. Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works Flag: Australia 13-04-07. Arriving Port Kembla
  7. Iron Monarch (1973)

    Iron Monarch (1973)

    Builders photo of IRON MONARCH undergoing sea trials between 4th and 5th September 1973. Yard no.55 launched 19 Feb 1973 by BHP Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla, South Australia. Christened by Mrs. W. McPherson, wife of BHP director. This was the first of two roll on-roll off steel produc
  8. Iron Monarch~Port Kembla Oct 07

    Iron Monarch~Port Kembla Oct 07

    Blue Scope's Iron Monarch at Port Kembla, Oct 2007 taken from Trianon. 32YO and still going strong. One of the last built at Whyalla shipyard
  9. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch, in wartime livery and armoury almost fitted out at Whyalla Shipyard, March,1942.
  10. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    View of the propeller shaft. View aft
  11. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    Twin 12 cylinder 4SA vee oil engines, manufactured by Oy Wartsila, Vasa (Finland). Geared to a single shaft. giving 17,500 shaft horsepower. View looking forewards.
  12. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    View of the foredeck taken from the port wing
  13. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    View of the stern ramp. The ship had a down day for maintenance. The only time I was permitted to access the cargo areas.
  14. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    View of Vehicle Deck looking forewards. Gantry cranes load & unload the cargo of steel slabs into the six holds below. Please exuse the fuzzy shot.
  15. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    IMO: 7305502 DWT: 14,885 Built: 1973 Whyalla Bluescope Steel 21-03-06. Port Kembla
  16. Iron Monarch

    Iron Monarch

    IMO: 7305502 DWT: 14,885 Built: 1973 Whyalla Bluescope Steel 21-03-06. Port Kembla
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