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Buchanan, Arthur Victor Buchanan, Arthur Victor
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10 December 1900

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Hiere (Steamship), Bailey, C, Bailey, W, Clevedon Steam Navigation Company, Devonport Steam Ferry Company, McCallum Brothers, Wairoa River, Rivers, Steamships, BoatsHiere (Steamship)Bailey, CBailey, WClevedon Steam Navigation CompanyDevonport Steam Ferry CompanyMcCallum BrothersWairoa RiverRiversSteamshipsBoats
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623.823 H

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Showing the steamer 'Hirere' (48 tons), built in 1896 by C. and W. Bailey at Auckland for the Clevedon Steam Navigation Company Limited of Auckland, being launched on 3 December 1896. She was later purchased by the Devonport Steam Ferry Company Limited and employed in the Auckland-Howick-Whitford run. Sold to McCallum Brothers Limited and converted into a tug. Register closed 1930. This photograph taken in the Southern Wairoa River. In January 1930, she was sold to R Russell Ltd, and refitted as an oyster dredge for Bluff, and was still in service in 1966. She eventually ended up in the ships' graveyard at Shipwreck Bay, Northland.