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Name: WYOLA
Launched: 01/05/1912
Completed: 07/1912
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd, South Shields
Yard Number: 288
Dimensions: 306grt, 7nrt, 125.0 x 24.7 x 13.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 30 & 48 x 33ins), 170nhp, 1100ihp
Engines By: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131636
History:
1912 The Swan River Shipping Co Ltd, Fremantle, Australia
14/10/1912 Registered at Fremantle
10/01/1970 Broken up
Comments: 23/07/1912: Left South Shields for Dartmouth
Sailed to Australia via Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Colombo, Singapore,
Port Hedland and Geraldton.
05/10/1912: Arrived at Fremantle
On delivery voyage towed the storm damaged barque CONCORDIA from
Port Hedland to Fremantle.
28/03/1918: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a rescue tug, stationed at Malta
1920: Returned to owners
10/01/1970: Last towage job at Fremantle
10/01/1970: Sold for $6500 to Goldfields Metal Traders, for demolition at Fremantle
Thanks to Buster J Browne for the above details


Above photo is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above: WYOLA attending HMS BULWARK at Fremantle in late 1961. Photo copyright of Buster J Browne

Above photo is copyright of the Saxon Fogarty Collection

Above photo is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo is courtesy of Buster J Browne