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Northern Steam Ship Company

TASMAN     1908 - 1921

TASMAN  1908 - 1921 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

 

Built:

1908

Builder:

R. Logan Snr., Auckland

Official Number:

115196

Tonnage:

179 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1908

Left Fleet:

1921

Career:

1903 built as the WHANGARONA for J.C. Burford, Nelson. Renamed TASMAN before being commisioned.
1907 sold to Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company of Nelson.
1908 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company.
1921 May 12th wrecked on Rurima Reef off Matata, Bay of Plenty, without loss of life.

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