HMAT A74 Marathon

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History
Name HMAT A74 Marathon
Builder/Built ?
Type passenger / cargo ship
Displacement 7,827 tons
Speed 15 knots


Remarks

Owned by the G Thompson & Co Ltd, of London, operating as the Aberdeen Line.

Leased by the Commonwealth. shed made three journeys carrying troops mid 1916, early 1917 before she was handed over to the British Admiralty on 28 Jul 1917

Soldiers carried

Sydney to Devonport 4 May - 9 July 1916

Albany to England 18 Apr 1918 - ???

England to Fremantle 17 June - 8 August 1918

Albany to London 29 July - 27 September 1918

England to Fremantle 6 November - 30 December 1918

England to Fremantle 19 April - 31 May 1919

England to Fremantle 7 November - 19 December 1919