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  1. Ranginui

    Coaster 'Ranginui', Wellington Harbour Ranginui Built: 1936, Scott and Sons, Bowling, Glasgow Tonnage: 158grt Owners: Inter-Island Sg Co, Nelson, NZ 1936: Built for G.T. Niccol of Auckland 1937: Bought by Northern SSCo, Auckland-Whangarei-Tauranga trade. 1957: Sold to Collingwood Sg Co...
  2. Brisbane Star

    Snapshot of 'Brisbane Star' arriving Lyttelton, c.1950's. Maierform bow by courtesy of repair from a torpedo hit in a Malta Convoy. Brisbane Star Built: 1936, Cammell, Laird and Co, Birkenhead Tonnage: 12,791grt Owners: Union Cold Storage(BSL managers) 1963: Sold to Margalante Cia Nav S.A...
  3. Babinda

    Not sure whether this is a coaster or island trader. Bought the card in 1962. Babinda Built: 1936 Scott, Bowling Tonnage: 659grt Owners: Australasian United Steam Navigation 1969: Sold to Indonesian Govt, r/n Tamiang 1974: Sold to Putra Samudra, r/n Bintang Samudra IV 2000: Doubtful existence...
  4. Dundalk Bay

    Purchased recently on Trademe(NZ). Photo taken at Auckland c.1950's. She also appears on this site as an emigrant carrier with a lot more lifeboats. Dundalk Bay Built: 1936 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack Tonnage: 5,365grt Owners: Irish Bay Lines(H.P.Lenaghan and Sons Ltd) 1936: Built as 'Nurnberg'...
  5. Matua

    USSCo's Matua catching the morning sun in Auckland,1968. Matua Built: 1936 Hawthorne Leslie, Hebburn Tonnage: 4,193grt Owners: Union SSCo of NZ 1968: Sultan K.L. 1970: Broken up Kaohsiung.
  6. Kanimbla

    One of Australia's fine coastal passenger liners--alas, no more. Kanimbla Built: 1936 Harland and Wolff, Belfast 1961: Oriental Queen 1973: Broken up Kaohsiung.
  7. Egyptian Reefer

    Egyptian Reefer arriving Auckland c.1950's Egyptian Reefer Built: 1936 Odense Staalskibs, Odense, Denmark Tonnage: 3,159grt Owners: J.Lauritzen 1935: Ordered by Cie. Coloniale de Navigation SA, Paris 1936: Launched and named 'Francine'. Due to exchange restrictions the contract was taken...
  8. Matua

    Matua arriving Auckland c.1950's. Known affectionately as the 'Banana Boat', she traded between NZ-Pacific Islands, carried about 40 passengers. Matua Built: 1936 R and W Hawthorn Leslie and Co, Hebburn Tonnage: 4,193grt Owners: Union SSCo of NZ 1968: Sultan K.L. 1969: Driven ashore at...
  9. Dundalk Bay

    Slightly battered postcard of emigrant ship? Dundalk Bay Built: 1936 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack Tonnage: 5,365grt Owners: Irish Bay Lines(H.P.Lenaghan and Sons Ltd) 1936: Built as 'Nurnberg' for Norddeutscher Lloyd 1939: R/n MRS. 12 1948: Dundalk Bay 1957: Westbay 1962: Broken up at Hamburg.
  10. Starlight

    Postcard bought at second-hand shop. Photo might have been taken on 23/4/38. Has a stamp on the back which says 'J.J.Cunningham, Railway Postcards Quality.' The only other info I have is as follows: Starlight Built: 1936 Owners: Glenlight Shipping Co? Any other info?
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