THERMOPYLAE

SISTER SHIP TO THE 'AUSTRALASIAN' SHE HAD BEEN BUILT IN ABERDEEN IN 1891 BY HALL,RUSSEL & CO.SHE WAS A VESSEL OF 3,711 TONS.SHE DID HER MAIDEN VOYAGE TO AUSTRALIA FROM LONDON IN THE SAME YEAR AS HER LAUNCH.  IN 1899, IN HEAVY FOG SHE WAS WRECKED OF MOUILLE POINT ( S.AFRICA ) AND BECAME A TOTAL LOSS.

 



 

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