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Name: MIOWERA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1892
Completed: 10/1892
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 176
Dimensions: 3393grt, 1888nrt, 345.0 x 42.2 x 25.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (33, 53 & 85 x 54ins), 722nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101935
History:
10/1892 New Zealand & Australian SS Co (J Huddart), London
1893 Canadian Australian Royal Mail SS Co (J Huddart), London
1897 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
1908 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Dunedin; renamed MAITAI
25/12/1916 Wrecked
Comments: 25/12/1916: Wrecked on South Reef, Avarua, Rarotonga
On a voyage from San Francisco to Wellington


Above photo as MAITAI copyright of Alexander Turnbull Library

Above photo as MAITAI copyright of Alexander Turnbull Library

Above photo as MAITAI copyright of J Dickie Collection