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Northern Steam Ship Company

DAPHNE     1908 - 1931

DAPHNE  1908 - 1931 Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

Photograph: Auckland War Memorial Museum

 

Built:

1907

Builder:

W.H. Brown, Auckland

Official Number:

122922

Tonnage:

192 gross

Type:

Steamer

Entered Fleet:

1908

Left Fleet:

1931

Career:

1907 built for A.J. Farmer, Kawau and W.H. Brown, Auckland.
1908 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company.
1931 dismantled at Auckland. Hull sold to A.G. Frankham Ltd.
1938 registered as M.V. AWANUI.
1939 September 5th chartered by the Navy and used as an examination vessel.
1941 November 18th released for coastal trade.
1942 August sold to South Taranaki Shipping Company. However, hull and been condemned and engines were used in the coaster TIROA. Hull run on on the mud at St Mary's Bay, Auckland.
1956 broken up.

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