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Northern Steam Ship Company

MATANGI     1923 - 1929

MATANGI  1923 - 1929 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum, Bill Laxon Loan

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum, Bill Laxon Loan

 

Built:

1908

Builder:

A. Stephens & Sons, Linthouse, Glasgow

Official Number:

127750

Tonnage:

1,365 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1923

Left Fleet:

1929

Career:

1908 built as MOURILYAN for Howard Smith & Co. Ltd, Melbourne.
1913 sold to Australian Steam Ships Pty. Ltd., Melbourne.
Used by the Navy durng WW1 as H.M.S. MOURILYAN.
1923 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company and renamed MATANGI. Used on the Whangarei and Tauranga services.
1929 sold to Anchor Shipping & Foundry Co. Ltd., Nelson.
1952 withdrawn from Wellington-Nelson run. Dismantled at Wakatahuri, Pelorus Sound.
1957 hull towed to Hong Kong by tug BUSTLER and broken up.

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