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Northern Steam Ship Company

RANGINUI     1937 - 1957

RANGINUI  1937 - 1957 Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Photograph: New Zealand National Maritime Museum

 

Built:

1936

Builder:

Scott & Sons, Bowling, Port Glasgow

Official Number:

164079

Tonnage:

158 gross

Type:

Motor ship

Entered Fleet:

1937

Left Fleet:

1957

Career:

1936 built for G.T. Niccol.
1937 sold to Northern Steam Ship Company.
1957 sold to Collingwood Shipping Co. Ltd., Nelson.
Taken over by Inter-Island Shipping Company.
1967 sold to Luggate Packers as a helicopter base-ship for deerstalkers in Fiordland.
1972 sold to Caribbean Pacific Enterprises Inc.
1973 register closed on sale to American owners.
1988 listed as owned by Alpine Helicopters Limited.
1995 May sank in 50 metres of water on her unattended remote mooring in Breaksea Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand.

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