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Pukeko (II) at Auckland

Pukeko (II) at Auckland

Pukeko anchored at Auckland c.1970's. Looks like some sort of containers on deck--any comments Dave/Duncan? The last Richardson coaster to be built--sturdy, fine lines.
Pukeko
Built: 1961 J.Lamont, Port Glasgow
Tonnage: 1,020grt
Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier
1975: Sirdhana Fortune
1982: Almoussa
1987: Almoussa D.
1988: Caught fire, 17.10.1988 off Mokha and sank NW Zubair Islands, Red Sea on 20.10. 1988 after being abandoned.

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Hi Brent,
Holm Shipping Co and Richardson's made some effort to get into shipping unitised cargo around the coast using the small containers which can been seen on the deck of the PUKEKO but with limited success.
Regards
Emmanuel
 

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