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Name: REGULUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/02/1907
Completed: 04/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 781
Dimensions: 584grt, 232nrt, 170.0 x 29.9 x 9.7ft
Engines: 2 x C2cyl (17 & 24 x 21ins), 36nhp
Engines by: AG Mumford Ltd, Colchester
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117596
History:
04/1907 Westport Coal Co Ltd, Dunedin
1913 Anchor Shipping & Foundry Co Ltd, Nelson
1936 Broken up
Comments: 1936: Broken up at Nelson by FE Jackson & Co Ltd


REGULUS (near) on the slip at Evans Bay, Wellington. Photo is copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Library