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  1. Port Auckland (II)

    Port Auckland arriving at Port Chalmers, January 13, 1950. With all that bunting, is this her maiden voyage to NZ? One of the best photos I've seen of her, a truly beautiful ship. Port Auckland (II) Built: 1949 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn Tonnage: 11,945grt Owners: Port Line Ltd 1976: Sold, converted t
  2. Port Auckland (II)

    Port Auckland (II) at Auckland, c.1960's Built: 1949 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn Tonnage: 11,945grt Owners: Port Line Ltd 1976: Sold and converted to livestock carrier, r/n Mashaallah 1979: Broken up, Kaohsiung.
  3. Hotunui

    Hotunui making her way down Otago Harbour Hotunui Built: 1949 Kalmar Varv, Kalmar, Sweden Tonnage: 601grt Owners: Northern SSCo, Auckland, NZ 1949: Built as 'Fenja' for Rederi A/B Eystrasalt, Vastervik, Sweden 1950: Hotunui 1967: Sold to Luggate Game Packers--cargo-handling gear removed, and helipad
  4. Towai

    Towai heading up harbour to Port Chalmers Towai Built: 1949 J.Pollock and Sons, Faversham Tonnage: 553grt Owners: Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co, Nelson 1949: Built as 'Golden Hind' for E.J. and W. Goldsmith, London, although originally laid down as Royal Navy Aircraft Transport 'Sea Hurricane'(Mira
  5. Puriri (II)

    Built as replacement for previous Puriri(b.1938) which was sunk while sweeping for mines, 14.5.1941, laid by the German raider Orion. Puriri Built: 1948 Henry Robb, Leith Tonnage: 1,248grt Owners: Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co, Nelson 1974: Maldive Pilot 1975: Yellow River 1979: Broken up Kaohsiung
  6. Mamaku

    Mamaku possibly arriving Nelson--looks like the Boulder Bank in the background? Mamaku Built: 1949 Henry Robb, Leith Tonnage: 927grt Owners: Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co Ltd, Nelson 1973: Sold, r/n Mamatu 1973: Mamani 1982: Hai Soon Kao 1986: Haydai Union 2 1999: Deleted(probably broken up in Thai
  7. Rangitoto

    Bought at collectables fair Rangitoto Built: 1949 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle Tonnage: 21,809grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Adopted Federal SN funnel 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1969: Sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, Hong Kong, r/n Oriental Carnival 1970: Placed on a Round t
  8. Rangitoto

    Taken somewhere in NZ? Rangitoto Built: 1949 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle Tonnage: 21,809grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Adopted Federal SN funnel 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1969: Sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, Hong Kong, r/n Oriental Carnival 1970: Placed on a Round the Wo
  9. Rangitoto

    One of a series of passenger postcard paintings issued by NZSCo in the 1960's--stamped and dated Feb, 1961 at Balboa Rangitoto Built: 1949 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle Tonnage: 21,809grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Adopted Federal SN funnel 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1969: Sold to C.
  10. Rangitoto

    One of a series of passenger postcards issued by NZSCo in the 1960's Rangitoto Built: 1949 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle Tonnage: 21,809grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Adopted Federal SN funnel 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1969: Sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, Hong Kong, r/n Or
  11. Rangitoto

    Found in a scrapbook collection. A painting of NZSCo's 'Rangitoto' under way. Rangitoto Built: 1949 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle Tonnage: 21,809grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Adopted Federal SN funnel 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1969: Sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, Hong Kon
  12. Rangitane (II)

    Rangitane departing Wellington? Photo bought at collectables fair. Rangitane Built: 1949 John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 21,867grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1968: Sold to Astroguarda Cia Nav, Piraeus, r/n 'Jan' for a last trip to the breakers. At Kaohsiung sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line,
  13. Rangitane (II)

    Photo of Rangitane from a scrapbook Rangitane Built: 1949 John Brown and sons, Clydebank Tonnage: 21,867grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1968: Sold to Astroguarda Cia Nav, Piraeus, r/n 'Jan' for a last trip to the breakers. At Kaohsiung sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, r/n 'Oriental Esmeralda' 196
  14. Rangitane (II)

    Postcard of Rangitane purchased at collectables fair. Rangitane Built: 1949 John Brown and sons, Clydebank Tonnage: 21,867grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1968: Sold to Astroguarda Cia Nav, Piraeus, r/n 'Jan' for a last trip to the breakers. At Kaohsiung sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Line, r/n 'Orien
  15. Fort Avalon

    Fort Avalon Built: 1949 Scott's SB, Greenock Tonnage: 3,483grt Owners: Bermuda and West Indies SSCo Ltd(Furness Withy) 1960: Azur Med 1974: Broken up Burriana.
  16. Cyprian Prince (III)

    Bought at secondhand shop. Taken November 1950. Cyprian Prince Built: 1949 Burntisland SB, Burntisland Tonnage: 2,358grt Owners: Prince Line(Furness Withy Group) 1967: Agios Dionisios 1972: Irenes Wish 1973: Fulmar Trader 1976: Caught fire 4nm off Cartagena, 10.1.1976, and sank in tow 4nm off Palerm
  17. Wanstead (II) model

    Photo of a model of 'Wanstead' bought at collectables fair. Has to be 'Wanstead' because of 3 sets of kingposts aft. Wanstead Built: 1949 Caledon, Dundee(sisters Windsor, Wokingham) Tonnage: 5,664grt Owners: Britain SSCo Ltd(Watts,Watts) 1957: Port Wanstead--Port Line charter 1960: Wanstead 1963: Ra
  18. Hotunui arr. Auckland

    Hotunui arriving Auckland c.1950's Hotunui Built: 1949 Kalmar Varv, Kalmar, Sweden Tonnage: 601grt Owners: Northern SSCo, Auckland, NZ 1949: Built as 'Fenja' for Rederi A/B Eystrasalt, Vastervik, Sweden 1950: Hotunui 1967: Sold to Luggate Game Packers--cargo-handling gear removed, and helipads fitte
  19. Trelissick (II)

    Trelissick at Auckland, c.1950's Trelissick Built: 1949 Doxford, Pallion yard Tonnage: 5,386grt Owners: Hain Steamship Co 1963: Kinross 1992: Deleted, having been sold to various Chinese buyers.
  20. Carronpark (II)

    Carronpark Built: 1949 Chas Connell, Scotstoun Tonnage: 5,328grt Owners: J and J Denholm Ltd 1963: Asia Fir 1965: Asia Breeze 1970: Atlas Navigator 1974: Broken up Bombay.
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