This page provide an overview of the ss Wimmera‘s specifications and other details.

Distinguishing features of the Wimmera. 
Green, Allan C (1900). Wimmera.
Courtesy of State Library Victoria
Green, Allan C (1900). Wimmera.
Courtesy of State Library Victoria
http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/28974
TypeSchooner-rigged Steel Single Screw Passenger Steamer
Displacement3022 tons
Length335 feet
Beam43 feet
BuilderCaird & Co., Greenock, Scotland
LaunchedMonday 15 August 1904
Cost£71,000
OwnerHuddart Parker Limited
Home portMelbourne, Victoria
Crew75
FateSunk on morning of 26 June 1918 after striking a mine laid by the German raider Wolf
Location of wreck34° 11’S 172° 42’E
Passengers on final voyage76
Passenger casualties10
Passengers saved66
Crew on final voyage75
Crew casualties16
Crew saved59
Total saved125
Total lost26

© Ralph L. Sanderson 2004-2021

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