21 December 1881
| Orient Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow|
Broken up at Genoa in 1903.
5524 grt, 5588 after refit
Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company
Austral was a passenger ship built by John Elder & Co., Govan and launched on 21 December 1881 for the Orient Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow. She was used in the passenger route trade to Australia.
She sank at her mooring in Neutral Bay, off Kirribilli Point in Sydney Harbour on 11 November 1882. Five crew were killed in the incident. The ship was raised and sailed to Glasgow for refit.
She was chartered to Anchor Line for 7 months during 1884 for the Liverpool to New York passenger route arriving back at Neutral Bay in 1885.
Austral (1881) Wikipedia
Austral arrived for breaking up at Genoa on 27 May 1903.