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Vessel Name:WAIKATO (HMNZS)
Vessel ID: 500500906
Vessel Type: Minesweeper
Tonnage: 447 tons
Built: 1943-44
Engine: Single shaft reciprocating engine
Vessel Abstract: Built at Mason's yard. One of the "Castle" class minesweeping trawlers built in New Zealand for the navy during World War 2. Although completed, the vessel was not accpted by the navy.


 
Source: New Zealand Marine News 1980 Volume 30 Number 3   Pages 114-115 ( Reference ID 3003058 )
Article Title:HMNZS WAIHO
Article Abstract:Describes the 'Castle' class minesweeping trawlers built in NZ for the navy during World War 2., giving the names, places & times of construction, and details of dimensions, engines, & armaments

 


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