An iron ship built in 1885 by A. Hall & Co., Aberdeen.
Dimensions 245'8"×38'1"×22'0" and tonnage 1565 GRT, 1499 NRT and 1391 tons under deck.
The hull was painted grey with painted ports and black topsides.
The Yallaroi was a near sister ship to the same owner's ship Torridon (1885).
Rigged with three skysails and a spike bowsprit
- 1885 January
- Launched at the shipyard of A. Hall & Co., Aberdeen, for Alex. Nicol & Co., Aberdeen.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 88866 and signal JVDH.
Employed in the Australian wool trade.
In command of Captain Shepheard late of the Romanoff. Bowen says that she was in the command of Captain J. Brown during all her British time.
- Sailed from Deal to Sydney in 90 days.
- 1887 December 10 - March 10
- Sailed from Sydney with a cargo wool to London in 91 days.
- 1888 December 10 - March 20
- Sailed from Sydney with a cargo wool to London in 100 days.
- 1889 December 20 - April 8
- Sailed from Sydney with a cargo wool to London in 109 days.
- Sold to Italian owners for £4400.
- Sold to Capt. G.B. Drago, Italy.
In command of Captain Luigi Gazzolo.
- Sold to Corrado, Genoa, and was renamed Santa Caterina.
- Caught fire while unloading at Genoa and was laid up for twelve months.
- Broken up at Genoa.
- P6969. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, GB.
- Bowen, Frank C.: Sailing Ships of the London River.
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, (1936).
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