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Burns Philp line ship MINDINI

Date: 1912
Overall: 88 x 138 mm
Medium: Coloured print on card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Donald McLean
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: ANMS1111[009]

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    HistoryMartin MacGilivray started his career with Burns Philp Co. as third engineer on the TITUS in 1902, promoted to second engineer on the GUTHRIE in 1905 and to Chief Engineer of the INDUNA in 1907. He resigned as Chief Engineer of the MATARAM in 1915 to take up a shore position. He served with the Australian Commonwealth Line from 1917 to 1928. He then went back to Burns Philp & Co. and was Chief Engineer of the MAIWARA when in died in 1938 or early 1939 in Rabaul.

    MINDINI 2,065 gross tons, steel hulled, single screw steamship for the passenger / cargo trade acquired by Burns Philp in 1911 who renamed it MINDINI. Placed upon the Brisbane - Solomon Islands service. Wrecked upon Mellish Reef off Rabaul March 8th 1923.

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