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Name: TAMAHINE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/07/1925
Completed: 10/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1198
Dimensions: 1989grt, 803nrt, 262.9 x 40.2 x 22.2ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (18, 29, 33 & 33 x 27ins), 440nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 151506
History:
10/1925 Union SS Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington
1963 SE Asia Shipping & Trading Co; renamed KOWLOON STAR
04/1969 Broken up
Comments: 04/1969: Broken up at Hong Kong


Photo as TAMAHINE copyright of Allan Green

Photo as TAMAHINE copyright of Alexander Turnbull collection

Photo as TAMAHINE on the Evans Bay patent slip

Above two photos as TAMAHINE copyright of Alexander Turnbull collection

Photo as KOWLOON STAR copyright of Chris Howell