ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
INDUNA
Type
STEAMER
Date
1891
Description
Yard Number: 266

In September 1904, this vessel was sold to Henry Edwin Campbell.
In December 1904, it was sold to Burns, Philip & Co Ltd, Sydney for use on their New Hebrides, Gilbert, Ellice and Marshall Islands service.
In August 1914, the vessel was detained by Germans in the Marshall Islands and subsequently released by a Japanese warship.
In May 1920 it was sold to The Patrick SS Co. Ltd Sydney
In July 1923, the Patrick Co went into voluntary liquidation and assets were taken over by the newly formed Patrick Steamships Ltd.
In June 1925, it was sold to the Railway Commissioners for New South Wales, Sydney and converted into a train ferry for use at Grafton.
In May 1932, it was laid up and sold for use as a wharf at Granton.
In 1934, the first quarter was dismantled after lying derelict and flooded.
In 1957, it was broken up for scrap.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 1/2/1894:
INDUNA, steamer engaged in local trade, is reported ashore south of Inhambune, near Natal.

Birmingham Daily Post, 13/4/1900:
Steamer INDUNA landed at Durban, 111 British refugees expelled from Transvaal [at start of Anglo-Boer war]. Officers of INDUNA state there are hundreds more unfortunate British subjects from Transvaal waiting at Dalgoa Bay for passage by coastal steamers to Durban for Capetown.

Glasgow Herald, 6/6/1900:
Sierra Leone - British steamer INDUNA, Algoa Bay for Gibraltar, put in with 3 blades of propeller broken, but has repaired and proceeded.

Liverpool Mercury, 25/6/1900:
British steamer INDUNA has sailed from Gibraltar for South Africa with 1,000 Spanish mules on board.
Owner
J T Rennie
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 190 3/6' x breadth 28 1/12' x depth 14 1/12'
Gross Tonnage: 699 ton

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