MV Malabar

Motorship of 4512 tons which operated between Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore carrying passengers, fruit and frozen meat. In 1931 negligence by Captain George Leslie lead to its grounding on rocks in Long Bay where it broke up and sank. Visiting the wreck was a popular outing for Sydneysiders. The ship itself was named after Malabar, Java Indonesia.

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Constructed
Scotland
1925
Destroyed
02 Apr 1931
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1925 - 1931
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1931 -
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