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Name: OTAKI
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 19/08/1875
Completed: 09/1875
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 322
Dimensions: 1053grt, 1014nrt, 204.1 x 34.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a ship; (1894: Rigged as a barque)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 73576
History:
09/1875 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
12/1891 Franzius, Henschen & Co, Bremen
01/1892 Renamed DOCTOR SIEGERT
04/07/1895 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 274 x emigrants
1894: Reduced to barque rig
04/07/1895: Wrecked on Diamond Rocks on a voyage from Port of Spain to Bremen with a cargo of asphalt. Beached at Chacachacare, Trindidad as a total loss


Above photos as OTAKI copyright of the State Library of Victoria