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Northern Steam Ship Company

ARGYLE     1881 - 1897

ARGYLE  1881 - 1897 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum
ARGYLE in her later years on the Australian coast
Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

 

Built:

1876

Builder:

McQuarrie & McCallum, Auckland

Official Number:

70362

Tonnage:

159 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1881

Left Fleet:

1897

Career:

1876 Built for A. McGregor, Auckland
1881 Taken over by Northern Steam Ship Company Limited at its inception.
1894 October 28-29 played a prominent part in rescue work after the wreck of the WAIRARAPA on Great Barrier Island.
1897 Sold to J.A. Elleker, Melbourne
1898 Sold to A.W. Sandford, Adelaide
1903 Sold to P. Weir, Adelaide
1906 Sold to H. Weir, Adelaide
1915 Broken up at Adelaide

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