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Name: WAINUI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/01/1930
Completed: 02/1930
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 569
Dimensions: 1633grt, 822nrt, 242.0 x 38.2 x 19.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 31 & 53 x 36ins), 290nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 151518
History:
14/04/1930 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington
1958 Cia de Nav Victoria Neptuno SA, Panama; renamed AMONEA
14/12/1960 Wrecked
Comments: 14/12/1960: Wrecked on Lumbucan Island in the Sulu Sea, W of Borneo
On a voyage from Sandakan to Jesselton, both Malaysia


Above photo as WAINUI is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as WAINUI is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo as WAINUI is copyright of Allan C Green