BuilderWm Denny & BrosWhere BuiltDumbarton, Scotland Date Built1898Length x Breadth101 metresTonnage3502 GRTNumber of passengers356PropulsionSingle screw steam 13.5 knotsOwners & Previous Names1898-1928 USSCo
1929 Dismantled at Port ChalmersAdditional NotesUsed on horseshoe run Wellington, Dunedin, Bluff, Hobart, Melbourne and return apart from one voyage to San Francisco in 1918
This vessel won renown and esteem on two occasions when she located the disabled MONOWAI in the Tasman Sea. This first rescue involved a tow of 472 miles to Port Chalmers and the second a tow of over 200 miles to Sydney.
New Zealand Ship and Marine Society (20th Aug 2019). MOKOIA 1898-1928. In Website New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Retrieved 21st Aug 2019 08:44, from https://nzshipmarine.recollect.co.nz/nodes/view/216