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Vessel Name:EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA
Vessel ID: 517040007
Vessel Type: Ferry
Tonnage: 12037 gross
Owner: Australian National Line
Built: 1964
Builder: Cockatoo Dock and Engineering Company Pty Ltd., Sydney
Engine: Twin diesels
Vessel Abstract: Maiden voyage January 7th,1965. A trip takes 40 hours with a sevice speed of 17 knots. 250 passenger capacity. The article covers the vessel and its service from Sydney to Hobart in detail.
Significant Date: 1965
Illustration: B&W photograph of vessel passing under Sydney Harbour Brige, by Ken Redshaw Ltd., Sydney

 
Source: New Zealand Marine News 1966 Volume 17 Number 4   Pages 116-119 ( Reference ID 1704112 )
Article Title:m.v. EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA
Article Abstract:A full description of the Sydney-Hobart ferry.

 


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