T.S.M.V. 'Kanimbla' of McIlwraith McEachern Ltd, Sydney.
Cargo Passenger Liner built 1935 by Harland and Wolff, Belfast of 10,985 grt carrying 202 first class passengers and 250 second class, 190 crew.
Twin screw B&W geared diesels 10,000 bhp giving 17 knots cruising and a max of 19 knots.
The Australian coastal passenger ship ''Kanimbla''built by Harland and Wolff, Belfast and delivered to McIlwraith McEacharn Ltd., Melbourne in 1936. She was requisitioned in 1939 by the Admiralty as an Armed Merchant Cruiser, was converted to a Landing Ship, Infantry in 1943 and was returned to own