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Name: AUCKLAND launched as PAULETT
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/01/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 104
Dimensions: 699grt, 533nrt, 212.8 x 28.0 x 16.3ft
Engines: 2cyl, 150hp
Engines by: Morrison & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 47310
History:
1863 Intercolonial Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, London
1864 Owners restyled Panama, New Zealand & Australian Royal Mail Co
1869 Australasian Steam Navigation Co, Sydney
27/05/1871 Wrecked
Comments: 1863: Built as a speculative contract & launched as PAULETT
1871: Engine compounded by William Jaffrey, ASN Co
27/05/1871: Wrecked near Cape Everard, 40 miles SW of Cape Howe


AUCKLAND is the inboard steamer. Photo copyright of State Library of Queensland