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Name Official number Flag IMO
WOLLONGBAR  150190  AUS   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  28/08/1922  10/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow Kingston SB Yard  746 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2240 grt / 874 nrt / 285.1 ft  42.1 ft  23.9 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
T4cyl (25, 40, 44½, 44½ x 36in) 218nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
North Coast Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Sydney NSW  Sydney, Australia  28/12/1922 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 29/04/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-180 in 31.17S 153.07E, about 6nm off Crescent Head, New South Wales, on passage Byron Bay for Sydney with frozen meat and butter. 32 of crew of 37 died.

4/2020 wreck discovered by Heritage NSW
https://anzacportal.dva.gov.au/stories-service/australians-war-stories/sinking-wollongbar-ii 
 

 



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