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SS Balmoral Castle

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History
Name SS Balmoral Castle
Builder/Built 1909
Type Passenger ship (twin screw)
Displacement 13,361 tons
Speed 16.5 knots


Remarks

Owned by Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company and used on the South African Mail Service run.

Operated in Australian waters returning troops from Europe during 1918- 1919.

Also served during WW2 as a troop transport, until scraped in 1939.

Soldiers carried

England to Fremantle 1 February - 18 March 1918

Liverpool to Fremantle 27 February - 7 April 1919