|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||WAIOTAPU||Added:||Jul 15, 2015|
||General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)|
Waiotapu 1913-1948. (Cargo) USSCo. 1920-1946.
Type: Cargo ship
Owner: Deutsche-Australische Line.
Builder: Flensburger, Flensburg, DEU
Yard No: 325
Starke: V1913 #684
1914 On 4 Aug. she was in Fremantle when war broke out, and managed to escape to the Dutch East Indies where she was interned at Tjilatjap on 10 August.
1920 ceded to Great Britain & sold to USSCo. NZ Ltd. r/n WAIOTAPU
1946 sold to Lambert Bros., London & r/n VICTORIA PEAK
1947 sold to Wallem & Co., Hong Kong & r/n SHAH ROKH
1947 sold to Dah Loh Nav. Co., Shanghai & r/n DAH HUNG
BU Shanghai 1948
Details: Mirimar Ship Index
Photo Credits: The Late Allan Green Collection Vic. Australia