|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||AMELIA||Added:||May 21, 2015|
||General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)|
Waitemata (III) 1946-1973. (Cargo) USSCo. 1946-1967
Type: Cargo ship
Owner: Union S.S.Co. NZ Ltd., Wellington.
Builder: Burrard Drydock, West Vancouver, BC, CAN
Yard No: 238
Starke: V1946 #631
Launched as SELSEY BILL
completed as WAITEMATA
1961 26 Oct. in collision with Hoegh Cape off the Californian coast, resulting in extensive repairs which were carried out in San Francisco.
1967 sold to Cia. Nav. Pearl S.A., Panama, a subsidiary of Teh Hu Steamship Co., Hong Kong & r/n AMELIA
BU Kaohsiung 2.3.73
Detais: The Miramar Ship Index
Photo Credits: The Trove Australia National Library/The State Library of South Australia