australian Mcilwraith, Mceacharn & Co. Ltd. - Proprietary Ltd. Taldora SS (1881~1882) Taldora SS (+1932)
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nationality australian
purpose transport
type barge, lighter
propulsion steam
date built 1881
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 232  grt
dimensions 39.8 x 7.1 x 2.7 m
material iron
engine 1 x 2 cyl. compound engine, single shaft, 1 screw
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speed  
yard no. 14
about the loss
cause lost foundered
other reasons abandoned
date lost 00/00/1932  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co., Campbeltown (Scotland)
next owners
[1]West Australian Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
SS Taldora (+1932)
period 1914 ~ 1932
IMO/Off. no.: 82884
[2]Queensland Steam Shipping Co., London
SS Taldora
period 1882 ~ 1887
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 14/05/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 07/04/2014
 
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Levano Hervé07/04/2014TALDORA 232 gross tons, 126 net. Lbd: 130'6" x 23'2" x 8'8". Iron steamship limited passenger capacity/cargo vessel built by Campbelltown Shipbuilding co., Campbelltown for McIlwraith McEacharn ( another source states built for Parbury, Lamb & Co). 1882 acquired by Queensland Steam Shipping Co. Of AUSN April 1887. Sold December 1913 to W R Black & Co., and converted into a lighter 1914. W R Black & Co subsequently bought out by AUSN Co and came under their ownership as a lighter.

Abandoned/sank Brisbane river, possibly Aquarius Stream in 1932.
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Allen Tony28/09/2013SS Taldora was converted to a lighter from a cargo ship in 1914. She was abandoned and sunk in the Brisbane River in 1932.
Lettens Jan14/05/2008Taldora;

On 14 July 1890, Taldora was lost off Eagle Rock.
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