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Name: WAIPA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 16/10/1875
Completed: 12/1875
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 325
Dimensions: 1057grt, 1017nrt, 204.1 x 34.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a ship; (1897: Rigged as a barque)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 73598
History:
12/1875 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
05/1895 Rederi A/S Munter (Brodrene Bjornstad), Sarpsborg; renamed MUNTER
1900 Manager became H Hansen, Lillesand
10/12/1911 Missing
Comments: Accommodation for 300 x emigrants
1897: Reduced to barque rig
10/12/1911: Missing after sailing from Mauritius for Singapore in ballast.


Above photo as MUNTER copyright of the State Library of Victoria