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Maritime Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer & Author


Please Note: All ssMaritime and my other related ssMaritime sites are 100% non-commercial and privately owned sites. Be assured that I am NOT associated with any cruise or shipping companies or travel/cruise agencies or any other organisations! The author has been in the passenger shipping industry since May 1960 and is now semi-retired, but continues to write article on classic liners and cruise ships in order to better to inform cruise and ship enthusiasts for their pleasure!

The Ships of

New Zealand Shipping Company

Page Five

MS Rangitoto Colour Postcards

All postcards are from the author’s private collection


Rangitoto seen in rough seas, but riding it well!


 The Lobby


The very popular Verandah Café


The Small Lounge


The Dinning Room


Both the MS Rangitoto & Rangitane had spacious Sports Deck topside!




Please Note: Cabins on Rangitoto and Rangitane (2) were identical. For this reason I have placed some on this page and the rest will appear on the Rangitane page.


Twin Outside cabin with private facilities 


 Two berth cabin


Six berth cabin 


 Next page -  MS Rangitane Colour Postcards





Page One          Rangitiki - Rangitata (2) – Rangitani (1)


Page Two         Rangitoto, Rangitane (2), Remuera (2)


Page Two-B       Ruahine (3) – The last new built liner for NZ Shipping Co


Page Two-C       Ruahine (3) - Her final voyage Auckland to Liverpool – The John Happs story


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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Photographs on ssmaritime and associate pages are by the author or from the author’s private collection. In addition there are some images that have been provided by Shipping Companies and private photographers or collectors. Credit is given to all contributors. However, there are some photographs provided to me without details regarding the photographer/owner concerned. I hereby invite if owners of these images would be so kind to make them-selves known to me (my email address may be found on only), in order that due credit may be given.

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