HMAT A39 Port Macquarie
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|Name||HMAT A39 Port Macquarie|
|Builder/Built||1912 Hawthorn Leslie, at Hebburn|
|Type||Passenger / cargo (single screw)|
Built for the Anglo-Australasian Stem Navigation Co Ltd (Milburn Line), by 1914 she was owned by the Commonwealth and Dominion Line (Port Line), and was leased by the Commonwealth until 13 Jan 1917 during which time she made 5 journeys with troops to Egypt or England. Management of the ship was taken over by the British Admiralty from 13 Jan 1917..