HMAT A37 Barambah
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|Name||HMAT A37 Barambah|
|Builder/Built||Flensburger Schiffbau Ges, Germany|
|Type||SS Troopship (single screw)|
The Barambah was one of a number of vessels captured at the commencement of the War from the German shipping lines. Ironically its German name was Hobart. Its owners previously were the Deutsche-Australische Line, Hamburg.
During the war it was manned by Australian Officers and crew, and made 4 journeys to the war zones with troops and three with cargo only. On 23 May 1918 it was transferred to the Commonwealth Government Line.