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Name: WAIPORI
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/07/1938
Completed: 10/1938
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 616
Dimensions: 4282grt, 2473nrt, 357.6 x 55.2 x 26.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 65 x 45ins), 459nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142917
History:
10/1938 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd
1966 J Lee; renamed PACIFIC MARINER
23/06/1969 Broken up
Comments: 23/06/1969: Broken up at Hong Kong


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