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Northern Steam Ship Company

WEKA     1907 - 1919

WEKA  1907 - 1919 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

 

Built:

1894

Builder:

Wm. Holmes, Auckland

Official Number:

102274

Tonnage:

127 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1907

Left Fleet:

1919

Career:

1894 built for Waiuku and Onehunga Steam Navigation Co.,
1903 operated under the ownership of A. Alison, Auckland.
1903 sold to Manukau S.S. Company.
1906 Manukau S.S. Company taken over by Northern Steam Ship Company.
1914 replaced on the Waiuku run. Came round to Auckland and ran on Piako run.
1919 sold to McCallum Bros. and renamed KEREPEEHI. Used to tow shingle barges.
1923 sold to Devonport Steam Ferry Company and renamed KIWI.
1927 sold to Bradney & Binns.
1934 sold to G. Parry, Auckland.
1936 sold to Parry Bros., Auckland.
1940 broken up Auckland and hull buried in waterfront reclamation.

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