BuilderTaikoo Dockyard & EngineeringWhere BuiltHong KongDate Built1967Tonnage2329PropulsionTwin Screw Diesel. Bow thrusterOwners & Previous Names1967-76 USSCo
1976-79 Shipping Corporation NZ COASTAL RANGER
1979-85 Various Greek owners
1985 Split, Yugoslavia fir demolition Additional NotesThis was the start of the roro ships on the New Zealand coast with a weekly service between Auckland, Lyttelton and Dunedin. It also had a 15 ton crane to load containers. She was sold after 9 years to the Shipping Corporatio NZ and for two years served on the Wellington Lyttelton service after the passenger ferries were withdrawn. Sold to Greek interests.
New Zealand Ship and Marine Society (20th Aug 2019). HAWEA 1967-1976. In Website New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Retrieved 21st Aug 2019 08:50, from https://nzshipmarine.recollect.co.nz/nodes/view/880