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Northern Steam Ship Company

KAPITI     1938 - 1950

KAPITI  1938 - 1950 Photograph: Marine Photos

Photograph: Marine Photos

 

Built:

1902

Builder:

J. Fullerton, Paisley

Official Number:

108078

Tonnage:

249 gross

Type:

Motor ship

Entered Fleet:

1938

Left Fleet:

1950

Career:

1902 built as a steamer for J.H. Williams, Wellington.
1904 sold to Patea Shipping Company Limited.
1919 passed to Coastal Shipping Co. Ltd., Wellington.
1930 converted to motor ship.
1938 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company.
1950 sold to E. Savoie, Noumea and renamed EL RETIRO.
1952 sold to D. Gubbay, Noumea.
1953 May 6th wrecked Segond Channel, Santo Island, New Hebrides.

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