Kailoa







Kailoa


Type :
Wooden screw steamer
Launched  :
1902
Builder :
Allan & Hunter
Sydney, NSW
Gross weight :
124 tons
Dimensions :
96.60 x 21.20 x 9.50 (feet)
Passenger capacity :
unknown
Speed :
12 knots

Kailoa was not built as a ferry but was converted to the task due to increasing demand and insufficient numbers of vessels.

She was originally built for Sydney Ferries as a cargo vessel and operated in that role until 1908 when she was converted to a ferry. At the same time, her name was changed from Greyhound II to Kailoa.

She operated mainly on the Clifton Gardens service.

Kailoa was broken up in 1941 - another victim of the declining inner harbour trade after the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


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