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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, Dunedin
1966 Australia Pacific Shipping Co (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed PACIFIC MARINER
1966 Kimberley Shipping Corp, Panama
23/06/1969 Broken up
Comments: 23/06/1969: Broken up at Hong Kong by Ming Kee


Above photo as WAIPORI is copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo as WAIPORI is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo as WAIPORI is courtesy of Doug Wright