Wakatere (Paddle steamer)

Description

Launched on the Clyde in 1896. built by Napier, & Bell, at Yoker in Dumbartonshire, Scotland. Official number: 102288, Tonnage 440.73 gross and 156.85 net, Capacity 1500 passengers with cabins for 375. Dimensions: 210ft 3in x 26ft 2in x 10ft 2in (2,3).

Purchased by the Northern Company for the Auckland to Thames run. Made her last trip from Thames to Auckland in July 1926.

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