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VIC 43       Madonna Star       Rui

 

Builder R.Dunston, Thorne
Official Nr 180262
Yard Nr 455
Launched 7/4/1944
Delivered 7/1944
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine Oil
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

 Taken as deck cargo out to Hong Kong where she was in naval service until 1952.

CIVIL USE

In 1952 purchased by Burns Philp & Co of New Guinea and renamed "Madonna Star". Later believed to have been renamed "Rui" before being scrapped in 1961.