MV Melbourne Star

Refrigerated Cargo Liner
Official Number 165926

Blue Star Line

Malta Convoy
Operation Pedestal
Attack
Rescue
Survivors
Memorial
Picture Gallery
Passenger  List
Dunedin Star
Links


Launched
 Tuesday 7th July 1936



'




Cammell Laird & Company Ltd., Birkenhead
Yard
1014

Dimensions
 530.0 x 70.4 x 32.2 feet
Gross Tonnage
 11076
 Net Tonnage
 6788
Propulsion
Sulzer Bros., Winterthur, Switzerland
 Two 10-Cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. oil engines
 driving twin screws - speed 18 notts







 Tuesday 29th October 1935
The laying of the keel for the Melbourne Star minutes after her sister ship the Dunedin Star had been launched.








All pictures shown on this page are from the
 Stewart Bale Collection
courtesy of
Merseyside Maritime Museum Liverpool
Protected by Copyright
(see my 'Links Page')





Next
'The Malta Convoy'





Home Page







www.melbournestar.co.uk