HMAT A52 Surada
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|Name||HMAT A52 Surada|
|Builder/Built||1902 A & J Inglis Pointhouse, Glasgow|
|Type||Passenger / cargo steamship (single screw)|
Built for the British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London to cary 9 first class, 16 second class, amd 1421 passengers in steerage. Leased by the Commonwealth, she made three trips from Australia carrying troops, one in 1915, and two in 1916. Her management was then taken over by the British Admiralty on 4 Jan 1917,
On 2 Nov 1918 she was torpedoed by UC74 off Port Said. She was the last merchant ship lost during WW1.