mv AORANGI

mv AORANGI
built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 603
Engines by shipbuilder
Propulsion: Sulzer 4x6cyldr 2SA 3177nhp Quadruple screws 17 knots - 18.24 trials
Launched: Tuesday, 17/06/1924
Built: 1924
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Vancouver-Sydney service
Tonnage: 17491 grt
Length: 600 feet
Breadth: 72.2 feet
Draught: 29.9ft
Owner History:
Union Steamship Company of New Zealand
1931 Canadian Australasian Line, London
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 25/07/1953

Remarks: At the time the world's largest and fastest motorship. Broken up at Dalmuir Arrived 25/7/1953
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Photo supplied by Bruce Biddulph
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Previous update by Colin Campbell

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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