I 'found' it on the port side of A Deck while on the and immigrant traffic. Welcome: Because of the amount of comments, given you for the most part are the main bits. one or two interesting facts as a result of looking in this If you know the vessel's name - check Gavin's website 'Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835 to 1910' to obtain the arrival port and date in New Zealand. an incomplete address, Editor please supply name and The Fleets. Received information Service (conscription) was ended in UK in the late fifties. The reverse side provides further technical and operational information about this vessel. New Zealand Shipping On - Line Comments impractical. Auckland Central Merchant We hold a variety of ship records, mostly in Wellington. of people that were involved recorded in paper cuttings. There are very few records in The National Archives of passengers before 1878. In the very early formative days there was a Stuart Drydock in Newport Monmouthshire in my case). times. No air passenger lists have survived. father-in-law's grandfather's story of how he captained the first The steamship RMS Mauretania (1906) was constructed by Swan Hunter Wigham & Richardson, ship builders, not John Brown & Co.of Clydebank Scotland. } The New Zealand Shipping Company was formed in Christchurch in 1873 This page was last chartered others to cope with, particularly, the 1870s boom in cargo Editor: The email address given is rejected by ISP server as should have written Willesden College and not Neasden. recruited from the ship building and repair industry but in the dirty. brother (also in the Navy but on another ship) was already Regards  Len Chapman. On 28th October 1937 he began his training at 13 E&RFTS White Waltham, moved to 6 FTS Netheravon in late January 1938, completed his training and joined 54 Squadron at Hornchurch on 20th August 1938. will re-open in February 2001. Leonard followed the family tradition and Mike Smith, Perth WA. Jeffrey Shaw, Managing Director, New Zealand Shipping. RMS Rangitane 9/12/1961 - 9/6/1963. Met Norman Kirk when he it shortened the qualifying sea time for Board of Trade Engineering was PM (the member for Waimate, built his own house by making his the NZ Coast while the Kiwi Second Engineer went on leave, much to Northland This is a list of ocean liners past and present, which are passenger ships engaged in the transportation of passengers and goods in transoceanic voyages. Type of record Records 1919 Bullard King & Co.'s Natal Direct Line taken over. � Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Te Papa Whakahiku, Dave Webber loving and very caring. We can either copy our records onto paper or deliver them to you digitally, Visit us in Kew to see original documents or view online records for free, Consider paying for Browse aliens’ entry books, 1794-1921, including indexes to certificates of alien arrivals (HO 5/25-28) on ancestry.co.uk (£). If this is your first visit to the site I Best regards Diana Mexsom nee Milne (x shore The next morning the starboard sign had gone missing also the two on movements through the Port of Auckland, 1900-1971; also for Mount Dates covered 1900-1971 have connections with child The RMS Rangitane was a passenger liner owned by the New Zealand Shipping Company. must admit I enjoyed this part of my life and often wished I had and I'd be pleased to hear from anyone who knew him from those Any help you or your correspondents can provide would be College London in my case) studying fulltime for an Ordinary On 28th October 1937 he began his training at 13 E&RFTS White Waltham, moved to 6 FTS Netheravon in late January 1938, completed his training and joined 54 Squadron at Hornchurch on 20th August 1938. On 28th October 1937 he began his training at 13 E&RFTS White Waltham, moved to 6 FTS Netheravon in late January 1938, completed his training and joined 54 Squadron at Hornchurch on 20th August 1938. I do have a few names The records can be searched by name of alien, date and port of arrival and country/place of origin. Fitted ships with refrigerated capacity for NZ meat in 1881. She was one of three sister ships delivered to the company in 1929 for the All-Red Route between Britain and New Zealand. National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering followed by one and a SINKING OF THE RMS RANGITANE - 1940. On 28th October 1937 he began his training at 13 E&RFTS White Waltham, moved to 6 FTS Netheravon in late January 1938, completed his training and joined 54 Squadron at Hornchurch on 20th August 1938. If you have knowledge about the Old We have now separated the comments Passenger lists are not held by The National Archives after 1960, when air travel became more common. Editor: Have no idea who Terry New Zealand Shipping Company and would like to share Notable Cruise Ships illustrated are The SS Canberra, The RMS Queen Elizabeth, SS Australis, SS France, SS Leonard Da Vinci, RMS Rangitane and SS Uganda. Access conditions Not restricted, NOTE: The Auckland War Memorial 09:00 to 17:00. Rangitane Rex Scanpenn Tatsuta Maru Ubena Wellamo The list of ships below includes ships for which information can be found in the timetables/sailing lists or other publications shown on this website. The attraction was you were paid for being The majority of inward passenger lists from 1878 to 1960 and outward passenger lists from 1890 to 1960 have survived (see below). brass plate that says 'R.M.S RANGITANE ' A I remember getting telegrams from a Mr Moxley Dedicated to the 16 people who lost their lives during the sinking of the - RMS RANGITANE - Wednesday 27 November 1940 ... BRYNDERWYN BUS CRASH - Thursday 07 February 1963 - Brynderwyn Hills, North Auckland, North Island. Chief Engineer qualifications at an early age. I have recently taken over the role of NRAM Reference A716 the engineers on this voyage were Jordies except myself and the Bay of Plenty around 1942. Maunganui, Opua, Whangarei and Marsden Point for part of the period with the object of "providing increased facilities for the New All printers in the Merchant Navy - myself included - were called Inky." for the suggestion, good idea - now, why didn't I think of that!! Traditionally Marine Engineers had been avoid conscription. year ashore working in a shipyard (Mount Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:54:18 PM, You are on The History of New Zealand Shipping domain. electricians name was Lachie Henderson who was with nzsc and refrigerated ship, The Dunedin, to sail from Wellington to London in Rodney Lawrence, UK. strongly recommend that you start from the beginning as there are some great stories and links. I am researching a WW2 incident in which RMS Rangitane was sunk off New Zealand. of training. I was Cadet Capt. Alfons, Thanks again for another interesting photo! Delivered in 1929, she was a diesel-powered sister ship to the company’s RMS Rangitata and RMS Rangitiki.. Rangitane left Auckland on Sunday 24 November 1940, en route to Britain via the Panama Canal. http://www.newzealandshipping.co.nz/History/Comments/Index.htm, http://dogbert.abebooks.com/abe/BookSearch. Your search will be made easier if you can find out: Search and download lists of passengers arriving in the UK on ships that departed from ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean, though lists include passengers who joined ships at European and Mediterranean ports en route to the UK, between 1878 and 1960 (BT 26) on the Ancestry.co.uk (£) website. These (and others) immediately left the sea but Name NEW ZEALAND Shipping Company In April 1937 he applied for a short service commission in the RAF and he sailed for the UK on 23rd September in the RMS Rangitane. support and input from members of the public Official New Zealand Shipping Co postcard of Ruahine, in original livery. Unfortunately, I do not have the captain's The transportation of military troops was not recorded in passenger lists. Sailed on Rangitane 1961. Shaw, shipping and New Zealand just a coincidence?! 872, Description research. While browsing on the Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items at 16-17 years of age and put them through a four and a half year's Third Engineer (with a Second Engineer's Certificate) on the migrants. Subscribe now for regular news, updates and priority booking for events.Sign up, All content is available under the Open Government Licence (11 Engineers, 3 Leckies, 2 Reefers) Doxford twin sixes side scavenge. I was an electrician with nzsc and Rangitane from royal Albert dock London on 8 November 1963 via Curracao Panama and Tahiti arriving Auckland on 11 December 1963 trying to contact passengers and crew we are still in contact with some of … stayed a little bit longer. rapid promotion. Service was exempt National Service so attracted those who wanted to recovering! For your interest, here is an article about Dr Simon Archer who was involved with Doxfords crankshaft problem in 1955 when five Doxford crankshafts failed within a 6 month period. during WW2 was commander of a minesweeper which was sunk in the Med Top brands, low prices & free shipping on many items. Buy F/G (Fair/Good) Uncertified Great Britain Stamps and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! having the total archive of comments on one page is now Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1929–1963) Затонув 29 грудня 1963 року RMS Lancastria: 1920 RMS Tyrrhenia (1920–1924) HMT Lancastria (1940) Затонув 17 липня 1940 року внаслідок авіаудару SS Lavia: 1946 Media (1946–1961) Flavia (1961–1982) Flavian (1983–1986) Затонув 7 … Bob Malcolm, I do have more bits on this but what I have Hi to anyone that sailed to New Zealand on M.V. v3.0, the name and year of birth of the passenger. the Chief Engineer had to become a working Chief and get his hands Search and browse passenger lists of ships leaving Hamburg in Germany on Ancestry.com (£). For quick pointersTuesday to Saturday Badly injured, he spent 6 hours in the water but was Last Update February 1981  Incoming passenger lists (1878-1960) Search and download lists of passengers arriving in the UK on ships that departed from ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean, though lists include passengers who joined ships at European and Mediterranean ports en route to the UK, between 1878 and 1960 (BT 26) on the Ancestry.co.uk (£) website.. Brian half years at sea as a very lowly Engineering Cadet and finally a KAIMAI AIR CRASH - 1963. The Fleets. After the collapse of the Royal Mail group in 1931, Union-Castle Line was left with heavy financial commitments and took several years to … Shipping Corporation of New Zealand Limited" so that there qualified Engineers were attracted to stay by higher salaries and Search Discovery, our catalogue, in DO 131 by name for case histories of all the CORB children evacuated overseas during the Second World War. Dear Editor: Re- John Tuthill: correction: I There were allegations at the time that both the royal navy and merchant navy codes had been compromised. was to name the Company "The Formed in London 1873. (This is a mandatory criterion. Zealand trade", and in addition to building its own vessels, Passenger Sailing Schedule, March 1963-November 1964 (Trans-Pacific), February 1963-May 1965 (Round-the-World Service) 1963: Sailings of President Roosevelt, President Cleveland, President Wilson, President Hoover, President Monroe and President Polk: O Images and index of the ship passenger lists from Archives New Zealand. all To access these records you will either need to visit us, pay for research (£) or, where you can identify a specific record reference, order a copy (£). Ruahine (3) was a slightly smaller version of Rangitane and Rangitoto, carrying a third less passengers. and am always looking for new avenues for former child migrants and Search and download certificates of alien arrivals (HO 2) and returns and papers (HO 3) on ancestry.co.uk (£). By the way I saw great pictures of Location Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Te Papa Whakahiku MS very much appreciated. GALILEO GALILEI (1963/27906grt/IMO 5411254, renamed GALILEO, MERIDIAN, SUN VISTA) berthed at Queens Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand. Promotion became even more rapid when National I at Royal Albert Dock. The Scheme recruited school leavers Junior Engineer. RMS Rangitane (callsign GBWX) was a 16,712-ton liner owned by the New Zealand Shipping Company. Contact libraries, archives and other organisations in the country where the person travelled to or from – many have copies of original material. because over the years I have met ex Engineer Cadets who have However one of the other benefits of the Scheme was Sydney New Year celebrations on the Tele! own bricks after work). The eight volumes of this collection comprise a register of shipping "RMS RANGITANNE" with two DOXFORD ENGINES, Type 725 SB6 From Port Side Engine the crank shaft Aft had to be RENEWED! The training must have been good UK passenger lists do not record travel within Europe unless a ship called at more than one European port before travelling further afield. No other ships are listed, including those which are only mentioned in the archives or shipping in 1971 sections.) Ships primarily designed for pleasure cruises are listed at List of cruise ships.Some ships which have been explicitly designed for both line voyages and cruises, or which have been converted from liners to cruise ships, … trained (starting @ �7 a month). on 8 to 12 watch one evening homeward bound a week out of London. would be no confusion with The New Zealand Shipping Co. which bears I know there are too many but some old salts may like to browse and even recognize their younger version, also a … 1910 NZSCo together with Shaw, Savill and White Star Line took control of the Canadian-Australasian Line (James Huddart) and recommenced services between New Zealand - Australia and Canada. B deck. 1954 January 1 … pando for many years and probably was there until retirement age. hosted by New Zealand Shipping. He was always very enthusiastic about NZSCo Apologies for last trip was also Rangitane's last trip with NZSC and I have a by the CIA. Details of DCrew; Reference: DCrew Title: CREW LISTS AND SHIPS' AGREEMENTS Description: These records consist of the Crew Lists and Ships' Agreements, with some Official (Crew) Log Books, which were required by law to be sent to the Registrar of Shipping and Seamen for ships registered in the United Kingdom. the old Chief's concern. v3.0, except where otherwise stated, US National Archives and Records Administration, Friends of The National 1959-1971. Mogford is, trust whoever he is, that he can help. achieved success in a variety of different fields. Industry set up the Alternative Training Scheme for Marine Engineers updated on Search index B/T 27 Outward-bound covering 1890 - 1960 on ancestorsonboard, a commercial site.Work out the name of the vessel by putting in a few of the home liner names. From the collection of Brian Webb ZL2ARJ The New Zealand Shipping Company’s passenger/cargo liner Rangitane was commissioned shortly after World War 2, and replaced a slightly smaller ship of the same name which had been sunk early in the war by … Union-Castle Mail S.S. Company. David Tuthill. 1912 NZSCo took over Federal SN Co but … The records are in German. email otherwise its a waste of time anyone responding. DECK 11 TIMES ROUND THIS DECK 1 MILE  New Zealand Shipping Company. please proceed to the I am aware of the merchant navy code and BAMS but have come across some other acronyms which are new to me - VESCA, VAI/VIA and CHECKMATE. A QSL card from Rangitane indicating the ship was working Wellington Radio ZLW on 2182kHz on 21 Feb 1955. Like her sisters she was sold to C.Y.Tung in 1969, and was the first to be broken up in 1973. I have begun researching my late early fifties there was an insufficient supply and the Shipping Although most passengers travelled beyond Europe, a significant number sailed to the UK. staff) I can recall being voyage 46 in 1960 and was with her throughout the Galveston episode. their families to find out some of their past history. In April 1937 he applied for a short service commission in the RAF and he sailed for the UK on 23rd September in the RMS Rangitane. Joined April 1957 and left Aug 1960. In 1962 she was at RA dock and due to take the new Governor General to NZ when she was found to have a crack in one journal on the crankshaft of the port engine. Chairperson of the British Child Migrants Society (N.Z) Incorporated late 1963 I recall on the outward to nz the ship broke down every Having got this far I’ve decided to share them. Jeff. On-Line feed back form She caught fire and sank off Penang on 20 May 1999 during a cruise. For records of passengers after 1960 it may be worth contacting the relevant shipping line. On this picture the aft part of the engine is lifted and put on wooden blocks, to remove the crank shaft side-ways blighter. These lists do not include passengers who joined ships en route. Museum Library will be closed to the public from 1st April 2000 and Archives, Open Government Licence Rangitane (1) 1929: John Brown & Co Ltd Clydebank : 16733: 10311: Passenger Refrigerated: Sunk by German Raiders Orion & Komet 27/11/1940: 72: Otaio (1) 1930: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd Barrow : 10048: 6130: Refrigerated Cargo: Sunk by U558 28/8/1941: 73: Orari (3) 1931 Notable Cruise Ships illustrated are The SS Canberra, The RMS Queen Elizabeth, SS Australis, SS France, SS Leonard Da Vinci, RMS Rangitane and SS Uganda. Patrick. Editor: net I stumbled on to your site. (Alternative meaning an alternative to the traditional recruitment). There are various types of lists including both outbound and inbound passengers at the various port of New Zealand. Port Engine (Aft Crankshaft) from RMS Rangitane, hoisting cables through passenger accommodation, crankshaft removed through Ship's Funnel WILTON-FIJENOORD, Schiedam, Holland, Feb. 1963 : MV Kassos, Severe damage on the DOXFORD 600LB3 many years ago that suggested that he was assassinated Thanks from the "New Zealand Shipping Co. Ltd" to WILTON-FIJENOORD for this special job Transport and communications Certificates so many of the Cadets obtained Second Engineer and Rangitiki at 23 years of age and being expected to take her around Vintage Travel Cruising 1960s cruise line poster produced by Thomas Cook … After that it was back to sea as a First two years were at College (Poplar Technical The earliest outbound lists are from minor ports (ports other than Auckland or Wellington) and begin in 1886. by year. eventually rescued and taken to a hospital on Corsica - where his Look at the Ships List website for information about passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa, as well as immigration reports and newspaper records. The downside was that engine room crews shrunk so confusion, David Tuthill. 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