Kōrero: Shipping

The Rimutaka

The Rimutaka

In 1900 the Rimutaka-class ships started to replace the New Zealand Shipping Company’s costlier passenger steamers. As her straight lines suggest, the 7,765-ton Rimutaka was an economical passenger–cargo carrier.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Shipping - The ‘Home boats’', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5897/the-rimutaka (accessed 21 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jan 2016