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Northern Steam Ship Company

HOTUNUI     1950 - 1967

HOTUNUI  1950 - 1967 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

 

Built:

1945

Builder:

Kalmar Varv., Kalmar, Oland Island, Sweden

Official Number:

191793

Tonnage:

594 gross

Type:

Motor ship

Entered Fleet:

1950

Left Fleet:

1967

Career:

1949 built as FENJA for Rederi A/B Eystresalt at Vastervik.
1950 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company renamed HOTUNUI.
1967 sold to Luggate Packers and used as helicopter base-ship for deerstalkers in the South Island of New Zealand.
1969 chartered by Capricorn Fisheries of Wellingon for cray fishing. Named CHM 190.
1972 sold to Alcon Company in New Hebrides. Used to collect tuna from fishing boats and transport it to Singapore.
Later renamed ALCO TRENTO.

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