HMAT A71 Nestor
Soldiers preparing to board HMAT Nestor in Liverpool bound for Australia. 20th May 1919. AWM P11458.026.002
|Name||HMAT A71 Nestor|
|Builder/Built||1913 Workman Clark, Belfast|
|Type||Passenger / cargo (twin screw)|
Built for A. Holt and Co, later the Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd of Liverpool (Blue Funnel Line) and leased by the Commonwealth until 26 Jun 1917 when her management was taken over by the British Admiralty.
Completed six voyages from Australia, mainly carrying reinforcement units to England.
During peace time (served during 2 wars) was usually on the UK - Australia run. Broken up for scrap in 1950 at Faslane.