|Vessel Name:||EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA|
|Vessel ID: ||517040007|
|Vessel Type: ||Ferry|
|Tonnage: ||12037 gross|
|Owner: ||Australian National Line|
|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|