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Vessel Name:WAIKATO (HMNZS)
Vessel ID: 500117317
Vessel Type: Frigate
Vessel Abstract: Nov 2000 sunk by explosives off the coast at Tutukaka. Jul 2001 reported that a large section of the scuttled frigate had broken away from the wreck. The hull had cracked behind the forward gun turret, on impact with the sea bed, and storms had now broken the forepart away.
Significant Date: Jul 2001


 
Source: New Zealand Marine News 2001 Volume 50 Number 2   Page 97 ( Reference ID 5002054 )
Article Title:Nautical News: "Waikato"
Article Abstract:Jul 2001 it was reported that a large section of the scuttled frigate WAIKATO had broken away from the wreck.

 


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