Yard No. 188
ss WAKATIPU

built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton in 1876

(WAKATIPU)

ss WAKATIPU

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 Particulars:
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

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

Previous update by Paul Strathdee