Built: 1936 R and W Hawthorn, Leslie and Co, Hebburn
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...
CELLANA launch party (l to r): Mr. R. G. Hawke, Acting General Manager, Shipyard Whyalla; The Lady Casey; Mr S. M. F. Martin, General Manager Whyalla Steelworks; Sir Colin Syme, Chairman B.H.P. Melbourne; Miss Hewett, Personal Assistant to Lady Casey; Lady Syme; The Lord Casey, Governer-General...