RANGITOTO - IMO 5290179
|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||RANGITOTO||Added:||Mar 13, 2015|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950|
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
Details: The Shiplist
© Bob Scott
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We'll miss your postings, especially when they are such super images as this. What a handsome ship she was. |
happy trails, gordy, mrdot. |
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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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