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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:AMELIAAdded:May 21, 2015
Location:Adelaide, Australia
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)
ex Waitemate
Waitemata (III) 1946-1973. (Cargo) USSCo. 1946-1967
New Zealand
ON: 172876
IDNo: 5384839
Year: 1946
Type: Cargo ship
Flag: NZL
Launched: 11.7.45
Completed: 11.46
Owner: Union S.S.Co. NZ Ltd., Wellington.
Builder: Burrard Drydock, West Vancouver, BC, CAN
Yard No: 238
Starke: V1946 #631
GRT: 7,364
1T-11 knots.
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

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Tony Conroy on May 22, 2015 09:04 (3 years ago)
What a beauty, thanks for posting Gordy.
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