HMS HIMALAYA, (troopship), arrived at Port Jackson with relief crews for ships on the Australia Station. HIMALAYA was a steamship built for the P&O Line in 1853. She was chartered by the Admiralty as a troop transport during the Crimean War, and later purchased. Commissioned into the RN, she was employed as a troop ship for over 30 years. The vessel was paid off in 1894 and used as a coal hulk until sunk by German bombers in 1940.
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