upload image

Bulimba (1882)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: [unknown]
Profile manager: John Dwyer private message [send private message]
This page has been accessed 770 times.

RMS Bulimba

The Bulimba was Built by A&J Inglis Glasgow, UK, in 1881 for A Gray and E S Dawes and operated by the Associated Steamers for the Queensland route from London to Brisbane. It was launched on 1 September 1882. On 29 December 1882 it was completed as Bulimba for the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd (BISNC) at a cost of 56,300 pounds with a passenger capacity for 37 first class, 16 second class, and 1,361 deck passengers.

On 1 January 1883 the Bulimba left London for its maiden voyage to Brisbane via Suez and Batavia. Ownership was taken over by Gray Dawes & Co in 1885. In 1886 the Registered owners are British India Associated Steamers Ltd.

The Bulimba was a Royal Mail Steamer (RMS), carrying Queensland Royal mail.

Voyages of the Bulimba bringing Immigrants to Queensland


  • Login to edit this profile and add images.
  • Private Messages: Send a private message to the Profile Manager. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

Categories: Bulimba (1882)