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Name: WAIROA
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 13/11/1875
Completed: 01/1876
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 326
Dimensions: 1057grt, 1015nrt, 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: 73621
History:
01/1876 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
05/1895 A/S Winnipeg (C Zernichow & O Gotaas), Christiania; renamed WINNIPEG
05/1903 JK Ahlsten, Nystad (Russian flag)
1907 J Saarinen, Nystad
01/12/1907 Missing
Comments: Accommodation for 300 x emigrants
1897: Reduced to barque rig
01/12/1907: Missing after sailing from Pensacola for Buenos Aires with pitch pine


In the above photo the funnel belongs to a tug that is alongside on the port side

Above photos as WAIROA copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Library