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  1. Rimutaka, Lyttelton

    Rimutaka, Lyttelton

    Snapshot of 'Rimutaka' arriving at Lyttelton Rimutaka Built: 1923 Armstrong Whitworth and Co, Walker-on-TyneTonnage: 16,385 1923: Mongolia(P&O), 1938: Rimutaka(1938-50), 1950: Europa(Incres Line), 1952: Nassau(Cia.Nav. Turisticana Mexicana) 1961: Acapulco(Cia.Nav. Turisticana Mexicana), 196
  2. Rangitiki, Lyttelton

    Rangitiki, Lyttelton

    Snapshot of 'Rangitiki' at Lyttelton Rangitiki Built: 1929 John Brown, Clydebank Tonnage: 16,737grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1962: Broken up, Split.
  3. Wharanui at Napier

    Wharanui at Napier

    Taken at Napier, c. early 1960's. Given to me by a NZSCo employee. Sister of Whakatane and Whangaroa. Wharanui Built: 1956: John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 8,701grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership--the only one of the trio 1969: Transfe
  4. Wharanui

    Wharanui

    Wharanui departing Port Chalmers, c.1960's. Sister of Whakatane and Whangaroa. Wharanui Built: 1956: John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 8,701grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership--the only one of the trio 1969: Transferred to British India S
  5. Wharanui

    Wharanui

    Ship-board postcard aquired at collectables fair. Sister of Whakatane and Whangaroa. Wharanui Built: 1956: John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 8,701grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership--the only one of the trio 1969: Transferred to British I
  6. Whangaroa

    Whangaroa

    Ship-board postcard given to me by a friend in the 1960's. One of 3 sisters of very pleasing appearance: Whangaroa, Wharanui, Whakatane. Whangaroa Built: 1955: John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 8,701grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1965: Transferred to Union SSCo of NZ, r/n 'Wainui' 1970: Transferred
  7. Tongariro (III) at Nelson

    Tongariro (III) at Nelson

    Bought at collectables fair. Fine shot by F.N.Jones. Unidentified coasters in the foreground Tongariro Built: 1925 Wm Hamilton, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 8,719grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1960: Sold to breakers, r/n Far East Trader for one loaded voyage to Hong Kong, where she was broken up.
  8. Whakatane (I)

    Whakatane (I)

    Bought at collectables fair--photo by De Maus. Photo bought at collectables fair Whakatane Built: 1900 Hawthorn Leslie and Co, Newcastle Tonnage: 5,629grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co Carried 26 Ist class passengers, and up to 250 emigrants in 'tween decks accommodation Registered as being owned by J.B.We
  9. Whakatane (I)

    Whakatane (I)

    Photo bought at collectables fair Whakatane Built: 1900 Hawthorn Leslie and Co, Newcastle Tonnage: 5,629grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co Carried 26 Ist class passengers, and up to 250 emigrants in 'tween decks accommodation Registered as being owned by J.B.Westray and W.C.Davies, both NZSCo directors 1920
  10. Turakina (IV)

    Turakina (IV)

    One of my favourite NZSCo ships--beautiful lines. Ship-board postcard Turakina Built: 1960 Bartram and Sons, Sunderland Tonnage: 7,707grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1960: Sept. Commissioned NZ-Japan route--also in Crusader colours on charter to them 1966: Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal
  11. Turakina (IV)

    Turakina (IV)

    One of my favourite NZSCo ships--beautiful lines. Turakina Built: 1960 Bartram and Sons, Sunderland Tonnage: 7,707grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1960: Sept. Commissioned NZ-Japan route--also in Crusader colours on charter to them 1966: Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1973: P
  12. Tongariro (IV)

    Tongariro (IV)

    Postcard bought at collectables fair Tongariro Built: 1967 Bartram and Sons, Sunderland Tonnage: 11,000grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1969: Transferred to Federal SN ownership 1971: To P and O's General Cargo Division 1973: P and O became owners 1979: Transferred to Strick Line--P and O managers 1980: S
  13. Tongariro (III)

    Tongariro (III)

    NZ Shipping Co's 'Tongariro' heading for Port Chalmers, c.1950's. I remember her departing Napier for the last time back in 1960(?) They told me she was on her way to the breakers. Tongariro Built: 1925 Wm Hamilton, Port Glasgow Tonnage: 8,719grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1960: Sold, r/n 'Far East Trad
  14. Tekoa (III)

    Tekoa (III)

    Tekoa (III) in P and O colours Tekoa Built: 1966 Bartram and Sons, South Dock, Sunderland Tonnage: 10,975grt Owners: P and O(from 1973) 1966: NZ Shipping Co owners 1969: Federal SN ownership 1971: Part of P and O's General Cargo Division 1973: P and O ownership 1979: Transferred to Strick Line(P and
  15. Tekoa (II)

    Tekoa (II)

    Tekoa (II) departing Port Chalmers Tekoa Built: 1922 Earle's Co, Hull(sister to Federal SN's 'Somerset') Tonnage: 8,526grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1958: Sold to Hector Whaling as a whale oil and meat transport, r/n 'Enderby' 1960: Sold to Kyokuyo Hogei K.K., Tokyo, r/n Kyokurei Maru 1969: Broken up,
  16. Taupo

    Taupo

    Taupo Built: 1966 Bartram and Sons, South Dock, Sunderland Tonnage: 10,983grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Completed in Federal SN colours, with new green hull. 1971: Transferred to P and O's General Cargo Division, still owned by NZSCo 1973: P and O owners 1979: Transferred to Strick Line--P and O
  17. Tasmania

    Tasmania

    A J.Dickie photo bought at a collectables fair Tasmania Built: 1913 Flensburger Schiffsbau Gesellschaft, Flensburg Tonnage: 7,514grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1913: Built as 'Tasmania' for Deutsche-Australische D.G. 1919: Ceded to Great Britain. Owned by the Shipping Controller, managed by NZShipping C
  18. Ruapehu (II)

    Ruapehu (II)

    A D.J.Aldersley postcard bought at collectables fair Ruapehu Built: 1901 Wm Denny and Sons, Dumbarton Tonnage: 7,705grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1901: Maiden voyage was cancelled and the ship chartered to Allan Line. R/n Australasian for the duration of charter (May 23--December 1901) 1901: Maiden voy
  19. Ruahine (III)

    Ruahine (III)

    Ruahine (III) departing Wellington. Card bought at collectables fair. I think the dark blur visible just below the white cloud is a seagull that happened along just as the photo was taken. Ruahine Built: 1951 John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 17,851grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Painted in Fed
  20. Ruahine (III)

    Ruahine (III)

    One of a series of colour postcards sent by NZ Shipping Co in the 1960's. Ruahine Built: 1951 John Brown and Co, Clydebank Tonnage: 17,851grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1966: Painted in Federal SN colours 1967: Transferred to Federal SN ownership--same service 1968: Sold to C.Y.Tung's Orient Overseas Li
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