WAHINE

WAHINE
built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 830

Last Name: WAHINE
Port of Registry: Wellington
Propulsion: Turbo electric
Launched: Wednesday, 14/07/1965
Built: 1966
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Inter island ferry
Tonnage: 8948 grt
Length: 488 feet
Breadth: 71 feet
Owner History:
Union Steamship Company of New Zealand
Status: Sunk - 10/04/1968
Web site: http://www.nzmaritime.co.nz/wahine.htm
Remarks: Sank in storm entering Wellington Harbour
51 lives lost
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Scan supplied by Colin Campbell
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Additional data by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Paul Strathdee

Last updated: by Colin Campbell from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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