Yard Number 188, was named WAKATIPU when launched on Monday, 22/05/1876 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton , for Denny, Mills & Darling (mng Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd) 1878 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington .
Her main engines were built by shipbulder , she was powered by Steam compound C2cy 256nhp ....... engine quadrupled in 1891
WAKATIPU was scrapped on 1930
Ship Type: Iron Passenger Cargo Vessel
Ship's Role: Australia to N.Zealand voyages
Tonnage: 1796grt, 1158nrt
Denny, Mills & Darling (mng Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd) 1878 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington
1924 William Waugh Ltd, Balmain
Laid up at Sydney in 1921
Hulked 1925 and used by Broken Hill Pty Ltd as tar storage barge.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee