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Name Official number Flag IMO
NIAGARA  135193  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  17/08/1912   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  415 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
13414 grt / 7582 nrt / 524.7 ft  66.3 ft  34.5 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
3 - Screw. 2x4Cyl. ((2)27.5, (2)42 & (4)47 - 54)in and 1LP Turbine. 220lb.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union Steamship Co. of New Zealand Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1931 Canadian Australasian Line Ltd., London 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
£2M gold recovered from wreck.  
End year Fate / Status
1940  Mined 19/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
19/06/1940 ran on to a mine in 35.53S - 174.54E laid by the German auxiliary cruiser ORION off Bream Head, Whangarei on passage Auckland for Vancouver. 
 

 



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