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Northern Steam Ship Company

CHELMSFORD     1889 - 1928

CHELMSFORD  1889 - 1928 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum
CHELMSFORD steaming into Tairua River
Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

 

Built:

1886

Builder:

Jas. Halstead, North Shore, Sydney

Official Number:

89398

Tonnage:

122 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1889

Left Fleet:

1928

Career:

1886 initialy owned by builders
1886 sold to H.F. Windsor of Auckland
1889 bought by Northern Company and used on her Whangarei to East Coast services
1887-88 aground twice at Opotiki
1928 dismantled at Auckland and sunk at Western Reclamation after being laid up for many years

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