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Search: Posts Made By: maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 8th July 2012, 13:12
Replies: 6
Views: 4,438
Posted By maurie
Smile try here. most nz ships plus lots of ussco...

try here. most nz ships plus lots of ussco vessels :
http://www.oceaniashippingforum.com/index.php
cheers maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 30th May 2010, 10:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By maurie
try this NZ shipping site. Deals with all ships...

try this NZ shipping site. Deals with all ships in,on and around nz coast and Aussie. Cheers maurie :http://www.oceaniashippingforum.com/index.php
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 9th July 2009, 11:09
Replies: 24
Views: 6,139
Posted By maurie
Smile wahine

try this. it works , you left off the last part of website name. Cheers maurie
http://www.nzmaritime.co.nz/wahine.htm
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 21st June 2008, 10:36
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By maurie
Hi bert, for some reason the Kaituna was always a...

Hi bert, for some reason the Kaituna was always a happy ship and always seemed to attract a happy crew. I too had many happy months sailing on her as AB. cheers maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 4th March 2008, 08:33
Replies: 14
Views: 2,898
Posted By maurie
Hi Neems. The slow greens as they were quaintly...

Hi Neems. The slow greens as they were quaintly know as were the transtasman cargo ships mainly the k class eg, kaimiro, katea, koronui,etc. they averaged around 11-12 knots and taking about 4-5 days...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 3rd March 2008, 08:16
Replies: 14
Views: 2,898
Posted By maurie
Neen, I would suggest you check out this site...

Neen, I would suggest you check out this site :www.oceaniashippingforum.com as its a kiwi shipping site full of NZ shipping stuff and crewed by many ussco stalwarts who loved the "slow greens" Cheers...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 18th January 2008, 11:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By maurie
Alang,Gadani and thevenard

Hi to all, some google earth shots of Alang, gadani beach shipbreakers and for those who have forgotton Thevenard for gypsum ( c copyrite to google earth)
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 11th May 2007, 11:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By maurie
Smile Mararoa 1885-1931 Built by W Denny & Bros,...

Mararoa 1885-1931

Built by W Denny & Bros, Dunbarton. Laid up at Wellington in 1927 and scuttled in Palliser Bay in 1931. The 16 knot Mararoa inaugurated the Union Company Trans Pacific service in...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 17th February 2007, 04:39
Replies: 0
Views: 1,151
Posted By maurie
Unhappy confirmation of rotoiti's scrapping

Hi all, have confirmation that Gulf Strait (ex rotoiti ) has been sold for scrapping and that her registration status is dead. see attachment. Maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 14th February 2007, 01:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By maurie
Thanks Jan, i"ll go have a look. Cheers...

Thanks Jan, i"ll go have a look. Cheers Maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 29th January 2007, 10:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By maurie
rotoiti at bangladesh

Redwise ship delivery confirms ex rotoiti delivered to chittagong, Bangadesh.

Vessel Type From To Distance G.T. B.H.P.
ULF RoRo Melbourne Chittagong 5.300 22.228 22.185
ULF 1
Australia...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 20th January 2007, 12:57
Replies: 0
Views: 1,315
Posted By maurie
Unhappy ex Union Rotoiti

Noticed this article for auction from Union Rotoiti on this website.
www.trademe.co.nz/Antiques-collectables/
Automotive-transport/Ships-boats/auction-85187061

also comments as follows :...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 26th December 2006, 19:20
Replies: 35
Views: 12,233
Posted By maurie
In defense of flyer682's comments of Maori Names...

In defense of flyer682's comments of Maori Names for ships i sailed on most of the ussco's ships and i reckon that the Maori names referred to are for those ships registered in NZ, The Aussie ships...
Forum: Say Hello 9th December 2006, 09:10
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By maurie
welcome mate, to SN from every seamans second...

welcome mate, to SN from every seamans second home...New Zealand
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 21st September 2006, 10:08
Replies: 33
Views: 11,582
Posted By maurie
read this in nz ships and marine society about...

read this in nz ships and marine society about Ngapara
From news in September 2006 World Ship Society "Marine News"
“Ngapara”

Ngapara was one of the N-class cargo ships built for the Union Steam...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 7th February 2006, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 2,837
Posted By maurie
There were anumber of places where one could ...

There were anumber of places where one could sociallize in Auckland.. The Snake pit, the Queens Ferry hotel in Vulcan lane and a pub in fanshaw st, base of Hobson St.
I had to have "Balls" to...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 21st December 2005, 04:42
Replies: 33
Views: 11,582
Posted By maurie
aahhhhh, dont ya love those memories of days gone...

aahhhhh, dont ya love those memories of days gone by
Forum: Say Hello 17th October 2005, 09:58
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By maurie
gidday peter and welcome aboard. Lots of stuff...

gidday peter and welcome aboard. Lots of stuff here to keep you occupied for hours.
if y you need info or want to contribute just go ahead. cheers Maurie
Forum: Say Hello 5th October 2005, 05:47
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By maurie
Smile enjoy the site. heaps of interest here from old...

enjoy the site. heaps of interest here from old seadogs and armchair sailors whom are really sailors in spirit and heart. enjoy
maurie
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 26th September 2005, 08:13
Replies: 7
Views: 4,593
Posted By maurie
Hi guys, Have had great success. have been...

Hi guys, Have had great success. have been contacted and supplied with pics of both ships, Kanna and Katui. Many thanks to Gary.
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 20th September 2005, 23:14
Replies: 7
Views: 4,593
Posted By maurie
Thumbs up Thanks JohnM, will endevour to obtain book. I...

Thanks JohnM, will endevour to obtain book. I have fond memories of the Katui, started out as DB then OS on her before rejoining her as AB
Was on her when Andy Keyworth joined her as his first...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 13th September 2005, 22:16
Replies: 33
Views: 11,582
Posted By maurie
I sailed on all all Nga boats as an AB late 60s....

I sailed on all all Nga boats as an AB late 60s. Have to agree with BillyG, They were really bad regarding rolling. When on the bridgewings during lookout watch and ship put on 1 mean roll, well,...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 13th September 2005, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 4,593
Posted By maurie
Katui or Kanna

Would anybody have any pics of the katui or Kanna please
thanks maurie E
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