Wollongbar (North Coast Steam)

The company’s second war loss when, on 29 April 1943, it was torpedoed off Crescent Head on the New South Wales north coast, Wollongbar sank immediately, taking with it thirty-seven men including the Master, the Second Officer and all the Engineers.Ten crew survived. Part of its cargo of boxed butter was still being found on local beaches twenty years later. Wollongbar had earlier that month assisted in rescuing survivors from a ship afire further north.