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  1. Port St.Lawrence, 1961

    Port St.Lawrence, 1961

    Port St.Lawrence Built: 1961 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 9,040grt Owners: Port Line 1975: Transferred to Brocklebank, r/n 'Matangi' 1982: Sold, r/n 'Nordave' 1983: Broken up, Gadani Beach.
  2. Port St.Lawrence, 1961

    Port St.Lawrence, 1961

    Sent to me by the late F.Kemsley, c.1962. Port St.Lawrence Built: 1961 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 9,040grt Owners: Port Line 1975: Transferred to Brocklebank, r/n 'Matangi' 1982: Sold, r/n 'Nordave' 1983: Broken up Gadani Beach.
  3. Weirbank (II)

    Weirbank (II)

    Weirbank (II) Built: 1961 Wm Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage:8,543grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1978: Saronic Sky 1980: Collision Oran, 28.12.1980 1981: Broken up, Gadani Beach.
  4. Testbank (II)

    Testbank (II)

    Testbank (II) Built: 1961 Wm Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 8,515grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1978: Bessie 1980: Georgia F. 1987: Emi 1987: Broken up, Alang.
  5. Larchbank (II)

    Larchbank (II)

    Larchbank (II) Built: 1961 Doxford, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 8,472grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1978: New Lark 1983: Broken up, China.
  6. Avonbank

    Avonbank

    Avonbank Built: 1961 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,567grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1977: Fortune Star 1984: Broken up China.
  7. Pukeko (II)

    Pukeko (II)

    Postcard of Pukeko (II) bought recently on Trademe. No.7 in a series of 10 postcards of Shipping in NZ. Looks like Wellington. Appears to be a large Dalek in the background. Apologies for the loose pixel problem--one of those 'dotty' photos as they appear in newspapers. Pukeko Built: 1961 J.Lamont,
  8. Pukeko (II) at Napier

    Pukeko (II) at Napier

    Pukeko (II)at Napier, early 1960's. Apologies for poor quality of photo. Richardson's 'Kopara', Anchor's 'Titoki' or 'Totara' and NZSCo's 'Turakina'? in the background. Pukeko Built: 1961 J.Lamont, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 1,020grt Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier 1975: Sirdhana Fortune 1982: Almoussa
  9. Pukeko (II)

    Pukeko (II)

    Pukeko heading for Port Chalmers Pukeko Built: 1961 J.Lamont, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 1,020grt Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier 1975: Sirdhana Fortune 1982: Almoussa 1987: Almoussa D. 1988: Caught fire, 17.10.1988 off Mokha and sank NW Zubair Islands, Red Sea on 20.10. 1988 after being abandoned.
  10. Moanui (I)

    Moanui (I)

    Moanui headed up harbour for Port Chalmers. Moanui Built: 1961 Pacific Islands SB, Hong Kong Tonnage: 975grt Owners: Northern Steamship Co, Auckland 1966: Alagna 1973: Eurika 1975: Aik Lai 1984: Broken up at ?
  11. Moanui (I)

    Moanui (I)

    Moanui (I) with typical deck cargo of assorted vehicles. First NZ coaster with bipod masts? Had a rather brief career with Northern--anyone know why? Moanui Built: 1961 Pacific Islands SB, Hong Kong Tonnage: 975grt Owners: Northern Steamship Co, Auckland 1966: Alagna 1973: Eurika 1975: Aik Lai 1984:
  12. Wairua (II)

    Wairua (II)

    Wairua Built: 1961 Mason Bros, Auckland, NZ Tonnage: 627grt Owners: NZ Marine Dept Primary role of Wairua was to carry passengers and cargo between Bluff and Stewart Island, but was also used to service the meteorological station on Campbell Is, the Foveaux Strait lighthouses, and, during the mutton
  13. Holmdale (II)

    Holmdale (II)

    Holmdale (II) motoring down Otago Harbour--one of my favourite NZ coasters, with a long and interesting life. Deck cargo: a caravan and a couple of vans? Holmdale (II) Built: 1961 N.V.Bodewes Scheepswerven, Martenshoek Tonnage: 911grt Owners: Holm and Co, Wellington Serviced the coastal trade around
  14. Storm (III)

    Storm (III)

    Seen heading down Otago Harbour, c.1960's. Had the distinction of being the last ship built for and owned by Canterbury SSCo. Storm (III) Built: Scott and Sons, Bowling Tonnage: 931grt Owners: Canterbury SSCo Ltd, Lyttelton 1969: Transferred to Holm Shipping Co management 1972: Ownership by Holm Sg
  15. Virana dep. Auckland

    Virana dep. Auckland

    Virana departing Auckland,1960's Virana Built: 1961 Short Bros, Pallion Tonnage: 12,466grt Owners: H. Ditlev-Simonsen 1967: Marco Botzaris 1976: Arc 1980: Martis 1982: Martin S. 1984: Broken up Karmar.
  16. Pukeko (II) launching

    Pukeko (II) launching

    The launching of Pukeko at Lamonts yard, 12.6.1961. Photo damaged in fire at our place, 1961. Pukeko Built: 1961 J.Lamont, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 1,020grt Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier 1975: Sirdhana Fortune 1982: Almoussa 1987: Almoussa D. 1988: Caught fire, 17.10.1988 off Mokha and sank NW Zuba
  17. Pukeko (II) at Auckland

    Pukeko (II) at Auckland

    Pukeko anchored at Auckland c.1970's. Looks like some sort of containers on deck--any comments Dave/Duncan? The last Richardson coaster to be built--sturdy, fine lines. Pukeko Built: 1961 J.Lamont, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 1,020grt Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier 1975: Sirdhana Fortune 1982: Almoussa
  18. Wairua (II)

    Wairua (II)

    Ferry 'Wairua' soon after leaving builders in Auckland,1961. Wairua Built: 1961 Mason Bros, Auckland, NZ Tonnage: 627grt Owners: NZ Marine Dept Primary role of Wairua was to carry passengers and cargo between Bluff and Stewart Island, but was also used to service the meteorological station on Campbe
  19. Moanui arr. Auckland

    Moanui arr. Auckland

    Moanui arriving Auckland c.1960's--a couple of cars as deck cargo. Moanui Built: 1961 Pacific Islands Shipbuilding, Hong Kong Tonnage: 975grt Owners: Northern SSCo, Auckland 1966: Sold to John Burke, Queensland, r/n Alagna 1973: Eurika 1983: Laid up 1984: Broken up
  20. Hardwicke Grange (II)

    Hardwicke Grange (II)

    One of several postcards sent by Houlders in the 1960's Hardwicke Grange Built: 1961 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn Owners: Houlder Bros 1977: Jacques 1979: Broken up at Kaohsiung.
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