Yard No. 264
ss WAIHORA

built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton in 1883

(WAIHORA)

ss WAIHORA

Yard Number 264, was named WAIHORA when launched on Saturday, 25/11/1882 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton , for Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington .

Her main engines were built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton , she was powered by steam, compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 38 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 feet; operating at 74 p.s.i.; 250 nhp Her last recorded name was LYSHOLT (1906)

WAIHORA was scrapped on 1911

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1883
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 2003grt, 1269nrt
Length: 285 feet
Breadth: 36.2 feet
Owner History:
Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington
1903 Koe Guan Co, Penang
1906 Diedrichsen & Jebsen & Co, Hamburg
1909 H. Diedrichsen, Hamburg

Additional Information: Official Number: 84482
Broken up at Shanghai Q2/1911

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Photo supplied by Green Collection – State of Victoria Library