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The Turbo Electric Vessel
HINEMOA 1946 - 1971

The first one class Inter-Island Express steamer in the service of the Union Steam Ship Company

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Displacement:     6,911 tons gross
Length:     419 feet
Beam:     58 feet
Moulded depth:     29 feet
Cruising speed:     22 knots
Accommodation:     914 single class passengers

Underconstruction at the Vickers-Armstrong Barrow on Furness
(1 May, 1946)
Vickers Photographic Archive, Copyright Barrow Museum Service
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