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Source: New Zealand Marine News 1966-67 Volume 18 Number 3
Questions the proposal that New Zealand establish a state owned shipping line.
A brief history of the Scow in New Zealand with some details of their construction and developments in their design.
|3||Mail Barrel: Letters to the Editor. ESMERALDA.|
Mr Gardner writes questioning the designation of ESMERALDA'S rig as that of 'barquentine' as reported by journalists. He claims it is a topsail schooner. His letter was referred to Mr Henderson for ...
|4||Mail Barrel: Letters to theEditor. NAVUA|
Points out that the photograph of NAVUA in the Spring issue was taken at Dunedin on 7 April 1905 on one of her few visits to that city. Writer also identifies other vessels in the photograph.
|5||Mail Barrel: Letters to the Editor. MAKURA|
The writer reminisces about his time as an ordinary seaman on the MAKURA towards the end of her life.
|6||Coastal Traders of the '40s. (35) Cutter CATHERINE ANN, 18 tons.|
Some acount of the cutter's activity on the Wellington - Manawatu trade, including involvement in transporting settlers folowing a threat from Maori. Extended quotation from "Colonial Experiences in N...
|7||First Steamer, Wellington to Panama|
The arrival of the KAIKOURA in Wellington after a stormy passage from Sydney, 22 June 1866 is described along with information about her accommodation and propulsion. She was to begin a new mail serv...
|8||Photograph of tanker ATHELVISCOUNT|
Photo of ship arriving at Lyttleton in January 1966. Built in 1961 for the Athel Line Ltd is now managed by the Union Steam Ship Company and carries refinery products from Marsden point to New Zealan...
|9||Centenary . . Dog Island Lighthouse|
Description of the function held at the light station to mark the centenary is followed by details of the building of the lighthouse and its light and houses for the keepers. Some dramatic moments in...
|10||For the Record: The new WAHINE|
The changeover to roll-on roll-off in the service to Lyttelton was completed with the first sailing of the new WAHINE on August 1, 1966.
|11||For the Record: Loss of the PAROTO|
Loss of the PAROTO in August 1966 on the North Canterbury coast is described and also her history from 1914.
|12||For the Record: CALM on fire|
Fire discovered in No.2 hold on the night of August 10, 1966 while bound for Dunedin from Wellington. Damage to cargo but not the ship. This the second "near end" of the CALM - grounded off Cape ...
|13||For the Record: Another Fire|
Full extraction. Minor damage was caused to the Union Company vessel KAIMANAWA when fire broke out in the galley at Auckland August 1966. Laid up at the Western Viaduct at the time, the fire was so...
|14||For the Record: Welington-Lyttleton Steamer Express Service|
After annual survey MAORI resumed interisland service from Wellington on August 23, 1966 replacing HINEMOA . The practice of keeping one ferry in reserve is to be discontinued and HINEMOA and RANGATI...
|15||For the Record: New Zealand Sea Products Export Ltd|
Two stern trawlers, SEA HARVESTER I and SEA HARVESTER II were launched in May and August 1966 respectively and will commence operations shortly, based in Nelson.
|16||For the Record: ESMERALDA|
Chilean Naval training ship arrived in Auckland from Sydney 20 August 1966, her second visit. Later sailed for Valparaiso
|17||For the Record: Naval vessels.|
HMNZS WAIKATO was commissioned at Belfast 16 September 1966, and proceeded to Portsmouth under Captain S F Mercer for working up. She is a Leander class frigate, sister ship to HMS AJAX. which visited...
|18||For the Record: Sale of M.V. WAIRIMU (ex CAPE ALAVA)|
M.V.WAIRIMU sold to the Tun Lee Navigation Company of Keelung, Formosa. Renamed TA TUNG, sailed from Wellington 27 September for Australia to load wheat for Malaysia. She is to trade between Japan, ...
|19||For the Record: Other sales|
Outlines sale of eight vessels giving details of owners and changes of name where appropriate. The vessels are: ROGGEVEEN, SCHOUTEN, VAN WAERWYCK, INDIAN REEFER, WAIANA, SAN ROBERTO(ex WAIPIATA), GLO...
|20||For the Record: Purchases|
Two ships, WESTPORT and GUARDIAN CARRIER have been purchased by New Zealand Cement Holdings Ltd., having been on charter for some time.
|21||For the Record: Union Company's Trans-Pacific Service to End|
Withdrawal of WAITEMATA and WAIHEMO from the trans-Pacific will terminate the cargo service begun in 1913 with chartered vessels.
|22||For the Record: HOLMDALE|
A short history of the HOLMDALE from her building in Dublin in 1921 as the KYLEBEG, her arrival in New Zealand in 1922 and registration in Dunedin as HOLMDALE, minor mishaps, and sale in 1956 and rena...
|23||For the Record: UMITAKA MARU|
Brief note of visits to Wellington of this ship in December 1958 and December 1964, on the occasion of her December 1966 visit A Japanese fisheries research vessel, she has used Wellington as a stop...