Rangitata (Ship)

Twin screw motor vessel of 16969 tons. Built in 1929 by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, for the New Zealand Shipping Co. Cargo and passenger vessel, with accommodation for 118 1st-class passengers, and 301 2nd-class passengers. See Ships with New Zealand Associations (Vol 3, p 91). One of three sister ships (the other sisters were 'Rangitane' and 'Rangitiki').

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New Zealand and Australian World War II troopships in the Indian Ocean
Date: January 1940 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-07115-G Description: New Zealand and Australian World War II troopships in the Indian Ocean. From left to right, 1st row: Otranto, Sobieski. 2nd row: Strathaven, Strathaird. 3rd ...
New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd :New Zealand line. R.M.S. Rangitata in Gaillard Cut - Panama Canal. Regular fortnightly sailings to New Zealand via Panama. New Zealand Shipping Co. Ltd, incorporated in New Zealand. The Lanson Agency Ltd., London. Printed in England [1930s]
Date: 1930 - 1939 By: New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd. Ref: Eph-H-SHIP-1930s-01 Description: Poster advertising sailings of the New Zealand Shipping Company between England and New Zealand shows the two-funnelled steamship R.M.S. 'Rangitata' travelli...
New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd :New Zealand Line. To New Zealand via Panama. 17,000 ton motorships. Regular 4-weekly sailings. [ca 1950].
Date: 1945 - 1955 Ref: Eph-E-SHIP-1950-01 Description: Shows the steamship Rangitata, in mid-ocean. At the top right is a map of Great Britain and at the bottom left is a map of New Zealand. Quantity: 1 colour a...
Date: 1945 - 1955 By: New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch; Christchurch Press Company Ltd; Poulton, Maurice Alec, 1909-1983 Ref: Eph-E-SHIP-1950-02 Description: Shows the New Zealand Shipping Company flag, against the globe of the world, showing the Pacific Ocean and North and South America, with New Zealand at lower...
Date: 1945 - 1955 By: Christchurch Press Company Ltd; New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch; Poulton, Maurice Alec, 1909-1983 Ref: Eph-E-SHIP-1950-03 Description: Shows a section of a passenger ship steaming by with a yellow funnel, and passengers standing on the decks. At the centre left is the New Zealand Shipping Co...
From: Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972: Photographs of New Zealand Ref: 1/2-046388-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1930-1956 From: Clark, Judith Ann, 1931-2014: Photographs By: Tesla Denton Studios; Valerie Studios (Wellington, N.Z.); Klix Studio; Leicagraph Studio (Wellington, N.Z.); Capital Photographs Ref: PAColl-10457-2 Description: Family photographs taken by mainly unidentified photographers between 1930 and 1956. Some with annotations on the reverse. Features wedding portraits of Cla...
Barman on the Rangitata
Date: [ca 2 January 1951] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/246/06-G Description: Ernie Candy, the barman on the Rangitata, photographed circa 2 January 1951 by an Evening Post staff photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Ph...
Date: 1947 From: Yerex, David Kingdon, 1927-2008 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-1753 Description: Pictorial diary in which David Yerex records his trip to and from the 6th World Scout Jamboree held in Moisson, France in 1947. Photographs cover trip to Lon...
New Zealand Shipping Company :Via Panama, New Zealand Line. Rangitoto, Rangitane, Rangitata, Rangitiki, Ruahine / Ch[rist]ch[urch] Press Co. Railways Studios. [ca 1950].
Date: 1945 - 1955 By: Christchurch Press Company Ltd; New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch Ref: Eph-E-SHIP-1950-04 Description: Shows a map of Great Britain above, and of New Zealand below, with a scroll between them showing the words "New Zealand Line" in red letters. Quantity: 1 co...
Date: between 1929-1940 From: De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives Ref: 1/1-003397-G Description: Steamship Rangitata in Port Chalmers harbour, photographed by David Alexander De Maus. Inscriptions: Marginal notes on negative - top right - Rangitata Twi...
Date: between 1929-1940 From: De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives Ref: 1/1-003398-G Description: Steamship Rangitata in Port Chalmers harbour, photographed by David Alexander De Maus. Inscriptions: Marginal notes on negative - top left - Rangitata Twin...
Date: 1939-1941 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-015-08 Description: First, Second and Third Echelons in taining at various military camps and departing from Lyttelton, Wellington, and Auckland Arrangement: This collection is...
Date: 1939-1941 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-015-07 Description: First, Second and Third Echelons in taining at various military camps and departing from Lyttelton, Wellington, and Auckland Arrangement: This collection is...
Date: 1934 Ref: PA1-o-832 Description: An eclectic collection of images from more than one holiday including views of Port Said and the Suez Canal from the deck of the "Jervis Bay". Many are stoc...
Date: 23 Oct 1931-26 Apr 1932 By: Hunter, David, active 1900-1932 Ref: MS-Group-1191 Description: Journal kept by Hunter while travelling from England to New Zealand on the `Rangitata' and his return to England on the `Makura' to Australia and the Orsova'...
Date: 1880-1959, 1962, 1964, 16 Mar 1918, 6 Feb 1925, 17 Apr-27 Sep 1937 By: Hansen family; Tiller, Eileen M, active 1957-2014 Ref: MS-Group-0887 Description: Estate papers of W F Hansen and his father Anders. These include correspondence, diaries, autograph books, insurance papers, accounts, property papers, pape...
Date: 1961 By: New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd.; Bailey, Christine, active 2001 Ref: Eph-A-SHIP-Rangitata-1961 Description: Includes menus issued during a voyage on the New Zealand Shipping Company vessel, R.M.S. "Rangitata", from London to Wellington via Madeira, Curacao and Pan...
Date: 1957 - 1959 Ref: Eph-A-SHIP-1957/1959 Description: Includes the following menus: "Rangitata" dinner, 8 June 1957 (with rata on cover); "Southern Cross", fancy dress dinner 19 September 1959, South Africa la...
Date: 1930 From: [Ephemera of octavo size relating to ships and shipping companies, mainly on voyages to and around New Zealand. 1930, and undated 1930s] Ref: Eph-A-SHIP-1930-01 Description: Luncheon includes: Pea soup, fried sole & tomato sauce, fricassee of rabbit, grilled fillets of beef, curry & rice, mashed & jacket potatoes, cold roast beef...