DEEBANK aground in Port Philip Bay in 1936.

Photo courtesy of the State Library of Victoria Australia

The DEEBANK was one of 4 vessels ordered from Workman Clark, Belfast in 1929. They were the DEEBANK, TRENTBANK,( Bombed and sunk in 1942), FORTHBANK, and LINDENBANK. ( Stranded in 1939). The DEEBANK ( above) served until 1955 when she became the Panamanian DEELOCK. In 1967 she changed hands again, becoming the Japanese vessel ZUIMEI. Scrapped in 1971 after 42 years afloat.

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