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Artemis/ Yarra

1910/15 General cargo (steam)

Buildingyard: Ropner & Sons Ltd., Stockton

Built year: 1910

Yard no: 453


Tonnage: GRT: 5076/ NET: 3068/ TDW: 9600

Dims: LOA: 410,0/ BR: 54,0/ DR: 26,4ft


Machinery : 3-cyl triple exp steam engine by Blair & Co. Ltd., Stockton

BHP/ IHP: 2200

Speed: 10,00 knots


22.08.1910: Launched as ARTEMIS for Aktieselskabet Chr. Michelsen & Co., Bergen

09.09.1910: Completed

00.07.1915: Sold to WW. Subsequently renamed YARRA. Price paid: NOK 2.189.000

03.12.1927: Severely damaged by fire at Gizo, Solomon Isl., whilst loading  copra. On voyage from Newcastle, N.S.W/ Australia to Antwerp. 

                     They also had a load of ivory and zinc ore. The vessel was beached.

09.12.1927: Abandoned as a CTL (Constructive Total Loss)

26.04.1928: Refloated and subsequently sold. Towed to Kobe for demolition.

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