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Northern Steam Ship Company

MacGREGOR     1881 - 1888

MacGREGOR  1881 - 1888 Photograph: Northern Advocate
MacGREGOR aground in the Town Basin at Whangarei in 1884.
Photograph: Northern Advocate

 

Built:

1881

Builder:

McQuarrie & McCallum, Auckland

Official Number:

82695

Tonnage:

255 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1881

Left Fleet:

1888

Career:

1881 Built for A. McGregor, Auckland. Named MacGREGOR to distinguish her from the Frisco Mail Steamer McGREGOR.
1881 bought by Northern Steam Ship Company.
1885 May 4 collided with WELLINGTON in the Hauraki Gulf.
1887 August 11 stranded briefly at Wanganui and safely refloated.
1888 sold to S.A. Joseph, Sydney. N.S.W. Re-registered at Sydney.
1888 sold to J. Montefiore of Noumea
1895 sold to Burns Philp & Co. Ltd.
1898 sold to G.H. Gallop & Laurie of Perth
1900 sold to Bernard Byrnes of Sydney
1907 converted to hulk

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