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Yard No. 305
ss BARCOO



Yard Number 305 was named BARCOO when launched on Monday 10/08/1885 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton for Quensland Steam Shipping Company

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1885
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 1505 grt
Length: 250.1 feet
Breadth: 36.1 feet

Owner History:
Quensland Steam Shipping Company
1887 Australasian United SN Co., Brisbane
1914 Royal Australian Navy


This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 01/02/1924

Additional Information: Hulked 1911, to Royal Australian Navy 1914
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library