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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:RANGITOTOAdded:Mar 13, 2015
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950

New Zealand

Built 1949 for NZ Shipping Co

The first of two ships, Rangitane being her sister and built for the UK-NZ service, replacing the Ruahine of
1909 and Rimutaka of 1923.

1965 mainmast removed

14/6/1969 sailed from Auckland on final NZS passenger sailing from NZ

1969 to CY Tung and renamed Oriental Carnaval.

7/3/1975 laid up at Hong Kong then sold to breakers arriving at Kaohsiung 27/2/1976.

Photo Credits: The Alexander Turnbull Library NZ

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Clive Harvey on Mar 13, 2015 08:00 (4 years ago)
We'll miss your postings, especially when they are such super images as this. What a handsome ship she was.
Mr. DOT on Mar 13, 2015 05:42 (4 years ago)
happy trails, gordy, mrdot.
Alex59 on Mar 13, 2015 04:16 (4 years ago)
Safe travels, Gordy!
Gordy on Mar 13, 2015 01:03 (4 years ago)
Just a note to let everyone know that after today, I wont be around to post for a month or so, I will be in Queensland with my family for the duration of that time but still hope to get on a see all your great photo's here and there. All the best and TC
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