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Source:    New Zealand Marine News 1965 Volume 16 Number 4
 
1The 'Seaway' Freighters
Revolutionary roll-on roll-off vessels SEAWAY QUEEN and SEAWAY KING have been introduced between Melbourne and Hobart, and Sydney and Hobart. The article describes the ships and their introduction, a...
 
2Ships of the Southern Ocean
Text of a lecture about some of the early sailing vessels which sailed the Southern Ocean. Starts with the DISCOVERY from around 1901 and goes on via the topic of Oceanography to include some of the p...
 
3The New Wellington Overseas Passenger Terminal
The new passenger terminal on Clyde Quay was opened 7 Dec 1964. The article gives the history of Clyde Quay, and goes on to describe the new terminal in detail. It lists the first 11 ships to use th...
 
4Book Review: The Ships that Serve New Zealand
This book, by I.G. Stewart, describes the vessels and their owners which are associated with New Zealand. This volume covers in detail the British and European lines.
 
5Mail barrel: "Countess of Ranfurly"
Two queries about the COUNTESS OF RANFURLY. 1. Who was the master on her maiden voyage - Captain J.S. Reid or Captain Frank Worsley, or both at different times? 2. When did Penryhn Island first issue...
 
6The Royal New Zealand Navy in Malaysian Waters
New Zealand sailors flew into Singapore early April 1965 to man two minesweepers out of the Royal Navy Reserve, and to be in the front line of Malaysia's defence against Indonesian confrontation and i...
 
7The visit that failed to eventuate
The Japanese cruise ship ORIENTAL QUEEN was scheduled to visit Nelson 19 Feb 1965. It anchored off the port in the morning and was boarded by the pilot, but a steadily increasing wind meant that even...
 
8Coastal Traders of the '40's . . (14) Schooner "Nelson Packet", 20 tons
A detailed history from publications of the time of the schooner NELSON PACKET and of her master Captain Jackson. The NELSON PACKET was built in Queen Charlotte Sound 1842 and was based in Nelson.
 
9Port News: Marsden Point
Details of the various tankers that have called at Marsden Point in recent months.
 
10Port News: Auckland
Waiheke Services were in the news during Feb 1965, with problems with the Seamen's Union over the MANU-WAI threatening to take all ships off the run. The Waiheke Shipping Co. and its two conventional...
 
11Port News: Mount Maunganui
Recent arrivals at the port of Mount Maunganui.
 
12Port News: Wellington
Events around the port of Wellington over the past few months. Overseas passenger terminal opened 7 Dec 1964. interesting ships that called, heavy lift for floating dock, casualties, and future roll ...
 
13Port News: Nelson
Early April 1965, history was made at Port Nelson when the deadweight tonnage of vessels berthed at the wharves exceeded the 50,000 ton mark. The local shipping boom is perhaps mainly the outcome of ...
 
14Port News: Lyttelton
Details of recent notable visitors to the port of Lyttelton.
 
15Port News: Otago
The Union S S Compay steamers WAIPORI and KOROWAI have been sold for further trading, after lengthy periods laid up in recent years. ANTARES and SHOAN MARU are other interesting visitors to the port ...
 
16Port News: Bluff
Bluff's fishing fleet is growing all the time. Within the past 6 months there have been 3 vessels launched and 3 more are under construction, the vessels being built locally in either Bluff or Inverc...
 


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