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Northern Steam Ship Company

RANGITOTO     1926 - 1940

RANGITOTO  1926 - 1940 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

 

Built:

1913

Builder:

Murdoch & Murray, Port Glasgow

Official Number:

146997

Tonnage:

585 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1926

Left Fleet:

1940

Career:

1913 built for Amazon River service but taken up as H.M.S. ANT.
1924 brought to Auckland for excursion work by G.T. Niccol.
1925 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company.
1937 laid up.
1940 taken over by N.Z.Navy as a Battery Ship.
1941 beached at Ngataringa Bay. Engine and boiler removed for use in minesweeper MANUKA.

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