ss WAKATIPU
built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton,
Yard No 188
Engines by shipbulder
Propulsion: Steam compound C2cy 256nhp ....... engine quadrupled in 1891
Launched: Monday, 22/05/1876
Built: 1876
Ship Type: Iron Passenger Cargo Vessel
Ship's Role: Australia to N.Zealand voyages
Tonnage: 1796grt, 1158nrt
Length: 290.0ft
Breadth: 33.1ft
Owner History:
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
Status: Scrapped - 1930

Remarks:
Laid up at Sydney in 1921
Hulked 1925 and used by Broken Hill Pty Ltd as tar storage barge.

Previous update by Paul Strathdee

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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