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RANGITANE

BUILT 1949
1968 RENAMED JAN
1968 ORIENTLE ESMERALDA
1976 BROKEN UO KAOHSIUNG

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Official Number 183153
21,867 gross 587.5 x 78.2 feet Draft 32.1 feet.
Twin screws 2 x 6 cylinder 2 S.C.S.A. Doxfords 16,000 bhp 17 knots.
Passengers 416 one class. Refrigerated space 494,600 cu.ft.
Delivered to NZSC 1949. Transferred to Federal 1966 and funnel repainted.
Sold to Mavroleon 1968, renamed Jan but chartered by Federal for cargo only voyage to Australia. Sold to shipbreakers but after arrival Kaohsiung sold to Oriental Latin America Lines and renamed Oriental Esmeralda. Refitted in Hongkong and then commenced round world service from San Diego. Laid up at Hong Kong early 1976 and thence Kaohsiung for demolition.
 

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