ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WONIORA
Type
COLLIER
Date
1913
Official Number
131561
Description
Yard Number: 530

Electric light fitted in ship according to Lloyd's Register of Shipping.

Sister ship to the SOUTH BULLI.

WONIORA was bought by W. Hollyman (W. Holyman & Sons, Pty. Ld) in 1928 and berthed in Hobart (purchased from Bellambi Coal Co. of Sydney). In 1928 W. Hollyman may have modified the WONIORA's deck gear to handle general cargo. WONIORA was employed trading from Tasmania to South Australia and Melbourne. One one occasion she ran into the cliffs near Cape Pillar and damaged her bow but continued her voyage to Hobart. She was sold out of the company in 1955.

Broken up in Hong Kong 1959.
Last mention in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1958-59.
Owner
Bellambi Coal Company, Sydney, Australia
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 195 3/6' x breadth 30 1/12' x 14 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 820 tons

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