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Sultan K.L.(ex Matua)
Built: 1936 R and W Hawthorn, Leslie and Co, Hebburn
Tonnage: 4,193grt
Owners: E.K.Litojua, Manila
1936: Built as Matua for Union SSCo of NZ
Known affectionately as the 'Banana Boat', she serviced the Auckland-Rarotonga-Fiji-Samoa-Tonga route.
1968: Sold to E.K.Litojua, Manila, r/n Sultan K.L.
1969: Driven ashore at Manila in hurricane--salvaged, but not repairable.
1970: Broken up at Kaosiung.
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