Passenger vessel "S.S. Cathay", launched on 31 October 1924 by Countess Of Inchcape, and completed in March 1925. Built by Barclay, Curle & Co, Glasgow, Scotland, she took her maiden voyage on 27 March 1925 from London - Sydney.
Base port: London
Gross Tonnage: 15 104
Dimensions: length 545', breadth 70', draught 31'
Motive Power: Twin quadruple expansion engines (13 000 IHP)
Service Speed: 16 knots
Passengers decks: 3
Passengers: 203 first class, 103 second class
Livery: Black hull, stone superstructure, black funnels, and red boot topping.
Refer - "Ships that passed" by Scott Baty.
Port Adelaide Nautical Museum