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   Back to The Lords of the Ocean: Ships of the East India Company

The Rangitoto (1949).

The Rangitoto (1949).
The Rangitoto (1949).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P37707
Description: The New Zealand Shipping Company's 'Rangitoto' (1949, 21,809 GRT) in the Royal Albert Dock in November 1961. Built by Vickers Armstrong Ltd of Newcastle, she was a sister ship to the 'Rangitane', and could carry over 400 passengers on the London -Wellington route. She was transferred in 1967 and scrapped in 1976.
Creator: Grierson
Date: 4 November 1961
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London. Grierson Collection
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