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Name Official number Flag IMO
MAORI  62401  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1867  1868/06/   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  76 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
174 grt / 118 nrt / 144.0 ft  19.1 ft  9.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
C2cyl 60nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Blackwood, Woodhall and Capt J Orkney  Port Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1869 James Mills & others - mng Harbour Steamship Co, Otago - reg Dunedin NZ
1875 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand, Dunedin.
1884 Martin Kennedy (Brunner Coal Co), Greymouth NZ
1888 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand, Dunedin
1902 Capt E F Allen, Samoa (?)
1902 George Dunnett, Auckland NZ - reg Auckland
1907 Samoa Shipping & Trading Co Ltd, Auckland 
Vessel history
Union Steamship Co of NZ's first vessel 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1913  Sank  
Disposal Detail
1913 sank at moorings at Saluafata Habour, Samoa.
Register not closed until 1926
1942 wreck bombed by US aircraft in mistake for Japanese submarine 
 

 



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