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In the gallery of John Briggs is a great photo of 'Korimiko', resplendent in her new funnel colours of John Manners & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong and renamed Jose Regidor.
Other Union Company vessels purchased by Manners (under various company names) that I know of were;-
'Waipiata' (2826 grt, '26) - purchased 1956, renamed 'San Roberto' (Pan). Sold 1966.
'Kini' (1388 grt, '30) - purchased 1956, renamed 'Brenda' (Pan). Sold 1961
'Waimatino' (3067 grt, '30) - purchased 1957, renamed 'San Eduardo'. 1964 renamed 'Flores'. Sold 1966
'Kauri' (2361 grt, '36) - purchased 1962, renamed 'Carolina' (Pan). 1967 renamed 'Miranda'. Sold 1968.
'Kamona' (1785 grt, '49) - purchased 12/11/65 and on-sold to Australian owners on same day.
'Komata' (3543 grt, '46) - purchased 1967 and renamed 'Antonia Regidor' (Pan). Re-sold on arrival in Hong Kong.
'Rangatira' (6152 grt, '31) - purchased 9/67 and on-sold same month.
 
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