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TAUPO

MV Taupo leaving Capetoen late 1960's.

Beautiful B and W print.

Built 1966 by Bartram for NZS with FSN funnel.
1969 to Federal SN ownership.
1971 transferred to P and O General Cargo Division.
1973 to P and O ownership.
1980 to Austasia Line renamed Mandama.
1984 Broken up Kaohsiung.

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Thanks for posting her Torrens, I was on her for two years, not only was she a beautiful ship to look at, she was a brilliant ship to work on with brilliant runs and brilliant crowds
 

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I sailed on her 1974-75 she was in PO livery then, we was on the Aussie and Kiwi run we was in Sydney over the Xmas period what a great time we had there then we sailed into Gisborne and Napier just before the new year we was alongside there for over two weeks another great place, and like you all said she was a beautiful ship they dont make em like that anymore
 

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