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Name: HURUNUI
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 17/09/1875
Completed: 11/1875
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 324
Dimensions: 1054grt, 1012nrt, 204.1 x 34.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Ship; (1890: Rigged as a Barque)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 73588
History:
12/11/1875 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
05/1895 J Lindblom, Abo (Russian flag); renamed HERMES
1898 GA Lindblom, Abo, Finland
1901 Robert Mattson, Mariehamn
04/04/1915 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 300 x emigrants
1883: Sank after a collision with WAITARA off Portland Bill
Subsequently raised & repaired
1890: Reduced to barque rig
04/04/1915: Captured & scuttled by U-boat U33, 35 miles S of St Catherine's Point, IoW
On a voyage from London to Port Arthur in ballast


Above photo as HURUNUI is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo as HURUNUI is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo as HURUNUI is copyright of Allan C Green