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Name: WAKANUI
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1898
Completed: 02/1899
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 360
Dimensions: 5706grt, 3751nrt, 420.0 x 54.0 x 28.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 48 & 78 x 54ins), 491nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108566
History:
25/02/1899 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, Plymouth
1913 Brodmount Steamship Co Ltd (Blue Star Line Ltd), London; renamed BRODMOUNT
1920 Union Cold Storage Co Ltd (Blue Star Line (1920) Ltd), London
1920 Renamed STUARTSTAR
04/10/1923 Wrecked
Comments: 04/10/1923: Wrecked on a breakwater at the entrance to the New Waterway
On a voyage from Zarate to Bremerhaven with a cargo of frozen meat


Above photo as WAKANUI is copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Library. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Above photo as BRODMOUNT is copyright of the Blue Star Archives

Above photo as STUARTSTAR is copyright of the Blue Star Archives

Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 16/11/1898