HMAT A54 Runic

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History
Name HMAT A54 Runic
Type Passenger / cargo steamship
Displacement 12,490 tons
Speed 13 knots


Remarks

Owned by the oceanic Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool (White Star Line). Leased by the Commonwealth until 27 Nov 1917. Completed at six voyages from Australia before her management shifted to the British Admiralty and at least nine voyages carrying troops to Australia (three post Armistice).

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Fremantle 11 April - 14 May 1915

Fremantle to Alexandria 29 January - 26 February 1916

Port Suez to Fremantle 11 Apr 1916

England to Fremantle 4 May 1917 - ??

England to Fremantle 4 June - 31 October 1917

England to Fremantle 20 December 1917 - 12 February 1918

Sydney to England 22 March - 24 May 1918

England to Fremantle 23 September - 17 November 1918

England to Australia 2 January - 8 February 1919

England to Fremantle 27 April - 10 June 1919

England to Australia 20 December 1919 - 29 January 1920