RMS Osterley

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Name RMS Osterley
Builder/Built 1909 London & Glasgow Shipbuilding Company
Type Passenger vessel (twin screw)
Displacement 12,129 tons
Speed 18 knots


Built for the Orient Line. It was operated by the Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd on the United Kingdom to Australia service. This ship made 59 return voyages and was broken up in 1930.

During World War I the Osterley was used as a troopship by the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).

Soldiers carried

England to Fremantle 28 July - 2 September 1916

England to Fremantle 31 January 1918 - 6 April 1918

Sydney to Fremantle 28 - 31 March 1919