Vessel name on Arrival: Balranald

Balranald S

Original Builder: Harland & Wolff (Caird Yard) Greenock

Original Yard No: 349

Official Number: 145597

Vessel Type: Passenger-Cargo

GRT: 13039

Year Built: 1922

Arrival Date: 01/06/1936

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Owner : The P & O Steam Navigation Company Limited

Launched : 24/02/1921

Completed : 05/04/1922

Twin-screw quadrupe-expansion steam engine  –  Converted for fuel oil buring in 1929

The top photograph shows this large liner arriving at Troon Harbour with her tugs. 

(Photograph kindly donated by the son of the WSSCL Manager at that time, Mr. Robertson)


Note the large number of observers on the quay wall and the East Breakwater – H & S would have a 'hairy fit' had they been around then !