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Northern Steam Ship Company

RARAWA     1903 - 1940

RARAWA  1903 - 1940 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

 

Built:

1903

Builder:

Gourlay Bros., Dundee

Official Number:

115207

Tonnage:

1,072 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1903

Left Fleet:

1940

Career:

1903 built for Northern Steam Ship Company and had a long career on the Onehunga-New Plymouth run.
1929 laid up at Auckland.
1941 stripped by the Navy for her engines, one going to minesweeper RIMU and one into the HINAU.
1940 December 24th beached on Rangitoto Island.

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