New Zealand Shipping Company - MS Rangitoto - Rangatani (2) - Ruahine (3) - SS Remuera (2)
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Page Four - Photo Album
MS Rangitoto - Rangatani (2) - Ruahine (3) - SS Remuera (2)
The following five postcards are of MS
Rangitoto. Her and Rangitane’s interiors were much the same par a few
minor differences, thus they will give you a good feel of the atmosphere on the
The following five postcards are of MS Rangitoto. Her and Rangitane’s interiors were much the same par a few minor differences, thus they will give you a good feel of the atmosphere on the fine liners.
Please Note: There are two new pages with colour photographs of Rangitoto and Rangitane 2. Links are on the INDEX below.
Also: Photographs are from the author’s private collection unless stated otherwise.
The Drawing Room
A simple, but useful Cinema
Rangitoto in Federal livery
MS Rangitane (2)
Above and below: Two fine postcards of MS Rangitane
The Smoking Room
Official postcard of MS Ruahine
Official postcard of SS Remuera
A Cunard Line Postcard of the RMS Parthia
Below are two Cunard postcards of
The Drawing Room
Like her sisters, MS Rangitiki was a stately
liner. She and her sister Rangitata faithfully served New Zealand Shipping
Company until 1962, when they were broken up. Three newer ships, Rangitoto,
Rangitane (2) and the Ruahine continued on the
I trust that you have enjoyed rediscovering these fine ships, and should you have any photographs you would like to see on these pages, you are welcome to email them to me. All images used receive full accreditation.
… Rangitiki - Rangitata (2) – Rangitani (1).
… Rangitoto, Rangitane (2), Remuera (2).
… Ruahine (3) - The last new built liner for NZ Shipping Co.
(3) - Her final voyage
Page Three… Photo Album 1 … Rangitiki - Rangitata (2) – Rangitani (1).
Page Four… Photo Album 2 … Rangitoto, Rangitane (2), Ruahine (3) and Remuera (2).
Page Five… Photo Album 3 … Rangitoto -1947 - in Colour.
Page Six… Photo Album 4 … Rangitane (2) - 1947 in Colour.
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