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The SS Waratah was a 500-foot (150 m) long cargo liner steamship that operated between Europe and Australia in the early 1900s. In July 1909, the ship, en route from Durban to Cape Town, disappeared with 211 passengers and crew aboard. To this day, no trace of the ship has been found.

List of missing ships - Wikipedia entry

Captain J E Ilbery of S.S. Waratah which disappeared mysteriously 26/27 July 1909 off the southern coast of South Africa

Captain Josiah Edward Ilbery, captain of disappeared ship Waratah

Tramp freighter

Tramp freighter

SS Himalaya. In '46 P&O ordered its 1st post war liner, SS Himalaya, from Vickers Armstrong. costing £3.4million she came out at £1 million over budget. She was the first liner to be fitted with the Weir Evaporating Plant to produce freshwater from saltwater. Launched on 5/10/48 handed over to P&O on 1/09/49. Built for the Australia route she could carry 758 1st class passengers and 401 tourist class. Sold for scrap in '75

SS Himalaya - P&O Cruise Ship Built by Vickers Armstrong at Barrow in Furness, launched on the October 1948 and sailed on her maiden voyage on October She remained in service until October 1974 when she left Sydney for the breakers yards in Taiwan.

La Pintura y la Guerra. Sursumkorda in memoriam

La Pintura y la Guerra. Sursumkorda in memoriam


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