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Owners: Union SS Co of New Zealand Ltd. Port of Registry: Wellington NZ

Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs. High Water UK

Launch Date: 27.11.52 Date of completion: 10.53

Type: Passenger/cargo

Tons: 8303. DWT: 1450. Length overall: 439.2. Beam: 63.2

Engines: 2 x BTH Turbines, driving 2x electric motors ,15000 shp, twin screw, Speed 21 kts

Subsequent History: 1965 converted to passenger/roro ferry, 7480gt with stern doors and capacity for 90 vehicles

Broken Up Kaohsiung 6.3.74, Yung Tai Steel & Iron Co Ltd