ss. Warialda


Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
142587 1918 Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd 3135 342.6 46.8 25.5 Broken up 1967
Captain H.M. Macdonald - Master 1947


1918 July - Completed as War Mansion for the Shipping Controller (Japp, Hatch & Co Ltd, London, manager).
1919 February - Taken up as an Expeditionary Force transport.
" November 24th - Sold to the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd for £144,600 and renamed Warialda.
1939 Requisitioned as a Military Store Ship and Naval Collier.
" Came under the Liner Division and spent most of 1940 service as a Military Store Ship.


1942 February - Participated in the evacuation of Rangoon. She moved the stores, documents and monies of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Co plus a number of their Chittagonian staff. A number of Europeans remained behind with the Army to carry out demolition.
" Served as a Mine Carrier.
1944 Served as a Military Store Ship till 1946.
1947 June 23rd - Sold for £12,500 to the Salvadore Co Ltd, London.
1948 Renamed Basingdale.
1949 May - Sold for £40,000 to the Soc di Nav Tomei of Genoa and was renamed Angelica.
1966 November 6th - Delivered to Ditta Giuseppe Riccardi at Vado for breaking up.
1967 February 14th - Breaking up commenced at Savona.


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