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Northern Steam Ship Company

MATUKU     1891 - 1912 or later

MATUKU  1891 - 1912 or later Photograph: Weekly News
The recent accident to the Northern Steamship Company's MATUKU on the Waihou River,
near Te Aroha: Operations for raising the vessel under progress. August 26, 1906.
Photograph: Weekly News

 

Built:

Not known

Builder:

Not Known

Tonnage:

Not known

Type:

Entered Fleet:

1891

Left Fleet:

1912 or later

Career:

Small steam tug used on the Waihou River
1906 August fouled a ferry cable and sank in Waihou River near Mangaiti. Raised and repaired
1912 still in service

More Information:

MAKUTU is visible in the photograph of NGUNGURU at Paeroa.

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