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Vessel ID: 516040007
Vessel Type: Passenger ship
Tonnage: 10,000
Vessel Abstract: c1965 vehicular passenger ship EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA entered regular service between Sydney and Hobart. Carries 250 passengers, and is run by the State.
Significant Date: c1965

Source: New Zealand Marine News 1965 Volume 16 Number 4   Pages 98-101 ( Reference ID 1604000 )
Article Title:The 'Seaway' Freighters
Article Abstract:Revolutionary roll-on roll-off vessels SEAWAY QUEEN and SEAWAY KING have been introduced between Melbourne and Hobart, and Sydney and Hobart. The article describes the ships and their introduction, and comments on other comparable services in Australasia.


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