Name GLENSIDE
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1921
GRT 554
Engines Steam (aft)
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE
Launch date 23-02-1921
Yard number 220
Owners Glenside Steamship Co. (A. Chester), Middlesbrough
History

Sold in 1923 to Firth Shipping Co. (G. T. Gillie), Newcastle and in 1924 to Broadlake Shipping (J. W. Fisher) of Newcastle. Sold later in 1924 to Richardson & Co. of Napier, New Zealand and renamed PARERA and in 1936 to Holm & Co. of Wellington as HOLMLEA. Sold in 1950 to Lancey Steamships Pty. of Sydney and renamed KIAMA.

Fate

Grounded on a reef near Terrigal, 60 miles north of Sydney on 19 January 1951, broke up and sank, voyage Newcastle NSW to Sydney with coal.

 

Her builder's plate salvaged from the wreckage at 'The Entrance" about 12km from Terrigal in NSW, Australia

(photo kindly sent by Ivan Millington)

... and also a photo of her as PARERA from the Alexander Turnbull Library


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