ss. Gamaria


Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
141943 1920 Palmers’ Shipbuilding & Iron Company Ltd 5255 412.0 52.2 28.5 Broken up 1949
Chief Officer H.M. Macdonald - 1st Mate 1922
Capt Colin McDonald - Master 1923 (Australian coast)


1919 December 9th - Launched. She was first conceived as War Llama for the Shipping Controller. She was sold to British India Steam Navigation Company before completion.
1920 February 6th - Ran trials.
" Completed as Gamaria for British India Steam Navigation Company at a cost of £169,500.
1940 March - Came under the Liner Division.
1945 Served as a Mechanical Transport and Military Store Ship.

1949 March 25th - Sold for £11,500 to British Iron & Steel Corporation for breaking up.
" April 19th - Breaking up carried out by Metal Industries (Salvage) Ltd at Rosyth.


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