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Northern Steam Ship Company

WELLINGTON     1881 - 1909

WELLINGTON  1881 - 1909 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum.  Reference W135

Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum. Reference W135

 

Built:

1863

Builder:

Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow

Official Number:

40324

Tonnage:

429 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1881

Left Fleet:

1909

Career:

1863 built for N.Z. Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. of Wellington
1871 sold to N.Z. Steam Shipping Co. of Wellington, running between Wellington, Port Chalmers and Onehunga
1876 taken over by Union S.S. Co. of N.Z.
1881 bought by A. McGregor of Auckland
1881 bought by Northern Steam Ship Company
1909 sold to G.T. Niccol, Auckland and converted to a hulk
1913 January 13 sunk as breakwater at Moehau, Coromandel

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