Elderslie

The SS Elderslie was named after a North Otago sheep station

She was custom-built in Jarrow for the frozen meat trade from New Zealand to the UK, the first steamer specifically built to carry refrigerated meat to the UK.

Both of the above pictures show her berthed in Oamaru in New Zealand South Island

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


89929


Palmers

Jarrow




Steam 2 Cyl

HP



Screws


1

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