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Name: McDougall, R J
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article Ugly but Essential . . Some New Zealand-built Oil Barges published 1968

Source: New Zealand Marine News 1968 Volume 19 Number 4   Pages 105 - 108
Title:Ugly but Essential . . Some New Zealand-built Oil Barges
Article Abstract:The change to oil from coal as fuel for passenger ships in the 1920s meant that the Union company converted several old ships into oil hulks. By 1935 these were inadequate and new oil barges were constructed for both Wellington and Auckland and later for the Navy. Details of construction, size, capacity, location and history are given

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