Index

M

 

Built: 1859   Tonnage:

M.N. Subritzky

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mabel

Cutter

Built: 1861 Tonnage 10

Mabel

Schooner

Built: 1882 Tonnage 49

Mabel 

Scow

Built 1882 Tonnage **

Mabel Jane

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage 38

Mabel Jane

Paddle steamer

Built **** Tonnage **

Macandrew

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

MacGregor

Car ferry

Built: 1985 Tonnage **

MacGregor

Steamer

Built: 1881 Tonnage 163

Madi

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Madona

Schooner

Built: 1879 Tonnage 48

Maerangi

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Magga Dan

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maggie

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage 25

Maggie

Scow

Built: 1902 Tonnage **

Maggie

Schooner

Built: 1855 Tonnage **

Maggie

Brig

Built **** Tonnage 190

Maggie

Ketch

Built: 1902 Tonnage 23

Maggie

Ferry

Built: 1956   Tonnage:

Maggie Patterson

 

Built: 1956   Tonnage:

Maggie Robertson

Schooner

Built: 1872 Tonnage 15

Magic

Cutter

Built: 1875 Tonnage 29

Magic

Schooner

Built: 1901 Tonnage 82

Magic

Scow

Built 1901 Tonnage **

Mahaki

Steamer

Built 1904 Tonnage **

Mahea Ariki

Schooner

Built: 1883 Tonnage 71

Maheno

 

Built 1905 Tonnage 5,282 1935 sold for scrap but broke tow and
wrecked off Queensland.

Maheno

 

Built 1969 Tonnage 4,510 1977 sold to Panama, renamed Jolly Giallo.

Mahi

Ketch

Built: 1902 Tonnage 5

Mahi

Launch

Built **** Tonnage: 15

Mahia

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage    19

Mahina

Cutter

Built: 1896 Tonnage 6

Mahinapua

 

Built 1882 Tonnage 493 1910 sold to Emerson Bros., renamed Sydney.

Mahoe

Barge

Built **** Tonnage **

Mahoe

Launch

Built **** Tonnage: 15

Mahoe

Coastal vessel

Built: 1914 Tonnage ** Waitara

Mahua

Yacht

Built **** Tonnage **

Mahua

Crane

Built **** Tonnage **

Mahue

Ferry

Built: 1905 Tonnage 24

Mahurangi

Cutter

Built: 1865 Tonnage 21

Mahurangi

Crane

Built **** Tonnage **

Mahurangi

Steamer

Built: 1908 Tonnage 94

Mahutu

Trawler

Built: 1899 Tonnage 6

Maibe

 

Built: 1912 Tonnage **

Maid   Built **** Tonnage ** worked Foxton River

Maid of Avon

Crane

Built **** Tonnage **

Maid of Erin

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maid of Italy

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage  14

Maid Of Kent

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maid of Otago

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maid of Otago

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  50

Maid of Tauhoa

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maid of the Mill

Cutter

Built: 1875 Tonnage **

Maid of the Mill

Ketch

Built: 1875 Tonnage **

Maid of the Mill

Schooner

Built: 1842 Tonnage **

Maid of the Yarra

Steamer

Built **** Tonnage **

Maile

Schooner

Built: 1884 Tonnage 252

Maiden City

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage **

Maimai

 

Built: 1943 Tonnage **

Maitai

Steamer

Built: 1885  Tonnage 275 1885 
taken over with Black Diamond Line fleet,1889 
wrecked Mercury Island. 

Maitai

 

see Miowera

Majestic

Motor ship

Built **** Tonnage **

Majestic

Barge

Built **** Tonnage **

Maka Maile

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Makarau

Scow

Built 1879 Tonnage **

Makarau

Schooner

Built: 1879 Tonnage 31

Makarora

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage **

Makere

Yacht

Built: 1898 Tonnage **

Makino

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Mako

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Makora

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Makura

 

Built 1908 Tonnage 8,075 1936 sold for scrap.

Malanta

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Malanta

Steamer

Built: 1904   Tonnage:

Maliata

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Malibu

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Malibu

Steamer

Built: 1904   Tonnage:

Malibu

Towboat

Built **** Tonnage **

Malibu

Launch

Built **** Tonnage **

Malietoa

Schooner

Built: 1884 Tonnage 78

Mana

Launch

Built **** Tonnage **

Mana

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mana

Cutter

Built: 1875 Tonnage 32

Mana

Steamer

Built: 1886 Tonnage 51

Mana

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mana of the Queen

Schooner

Built: 1851 Tonnage **

Manaia

Launch

Built **** Tonnage **

Manaia

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Manaia

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  62

Manana

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Manapouri

cargo

Built 1882 Tonnage 1,783 1910 cargo only,1915 
sold to Moller & Co.,Shanghai, renamed Lindsay Moller.

Manaroa

Steamer

Built: 1897 Tonnage 77 

Manawatu

Paddle Steamer

Built: 1873 Tonnage 102 
1885 taken over with Black Diamond Line fleet,1898 
sank in Hobsons Bay in collision,salvaged and sold 

Manawatu

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage    103

Mangapapa

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mangana

 

Built 1876 Tonnage 752 
1891 taken over with Tasmanian S.N. Co.,Hobart,
1892 sold    to Jouve & Co., Noumea

Manu

Ferry

Built: 1984   Tonnage:

Manui

Barge

Built: 1965 Tonnage **

Manuka

 

Built 1903 Tonnage 4,505 1929 wrecked near Otago.

Manuka

Steamer

Built: 1942 Tonnage 111

Manukau

Steamship

Built **** Tonnage **

Manukau

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  443

Manurewa

Steamship

Built **** Tonnage **

Manurewa

Barque

Built: 1884   Tonnage:

Manuwai

Paddlesteamer

Built 1894 Tonnage **

Manuwai

Coastal vessel

Built: 1886   Tonnage:

Manuwai

Barque

Built: 1884   Tonnage:

Maori

Hydrofoil

Built **** Tonnage **

Maori

Ferry

Built: 1964 Tonnage **

Maori

 

Built: 1880   Tonnage: **

Maori (1)

 

Built 1868 Tonnage 151 
1888 transferred from M. Kennedy,Greymouth, 
1902 sold to E. Allen, Samoa. 

Maori (2)

 

Built 1907 Tonnage 3,399
1946 sold to United Corp. of China, Shanghai, 
renamed Hwa Lien.

Maori (3)

 

Built 1953 Tonnage 7,480 1974 scrapped.

Maori Chief

Paddlesteamer

Built **** Tonnage **

Maori Chief

Paddlesteamer

Built **** Tonnage **

Maori Chief

Paddlesteamer

Built: 1880   Tonnage:

Maori Queen

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage **

Mapere

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  30

Maple

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mapourika

Steamship

Built: 1898   Tonnage: 1,203
1921 sold to Anchor Shipping Co., Nelson,  renamed Ngaio

Mapu

Cutter

Built: 1886 Tonnage 7

Maraetai

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marama (1)

 

Built 1907 Tonnage 6,437 1937 scrapped

Marama (2)

 

Built 1969 Tonnage 4,510 1984 sold to Panama, renamed Marada.

Marakopa

Steamship

Built: 1898   Tonnage:

Mararoa

 

Built 1885 Tonnage 2,598 1931 stripped and hull scuttled.

Maratea

Cutter

Built: 1886 Tonnage 11

Marangi

Cutter

Built: 1910 Tonnage 6

Maranui

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marae Nui

Schooner

Built: 1848 Tonnage **

Marcia

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marea

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maretana 

 

Built: 1880   Tonnage:

Margaret

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage    22

Margaret

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage    21

Margaret

Schooner

Built: 1846 Tonnage **

Margaret

Schooner

Built: 1868 Tonnage 87

Margaret

 

Built: 1848 Tonnage 31

Margaret Campbell

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  122

Margaret Casey

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage 18

Margaret Dawn II

Fishing vessel

Built **** Tonnage **

Margaret Scollay

Cutter

Built: 1872 Tonnage 15

Margaret W

Schooner

Built: 1942 Tonnage **

Margaret W

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage **

Maria

 

Built: 1942 Tonnage **

Maria

Fishing boat

Built: **** Tonnage **

Maria

Three-masted schooner

Built **** Tonnage  161

Maria Ann

Launch

Built: 1942   Tonnage:

Maria Douglas

Schooner

Built: 1869 Tonnage 33

Maria Elizabeth

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maria Jane

Schooner

Built: 1854 Tonnage **

Maria Josephine

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maria Louisa

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage  19

Marian

Barque

Built **** Tonnage **

Marina

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marine Maid

Trawler

Built **** Tonnage **

Marine Princess

Trawler

Built **** Tonnage **

Mariner

Schooner

Built: 1867 Tonnage 37

Marion

Barque

Built **** Tonnage **

Marion

Schooner

Built: 1875 Tonnage 68

Marion Sleigh

Coaster

Built: 1906   Tonnage:

Maris

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maritime

Trawler

Built: 1964 Tonnage **

Maritana

Cutter

Built: 1887 Tonnage 19

Marlyn

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marlyn

Fishing vessel

Built **** Tonnage **

Marmion

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maro

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maroa

 

Built: 1930 Tonnage 19

Marokopa

 

Built: 1918 Tonnage **

Maroro

Scow

Built 1904 Tonnage **

Marramarra

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mars

Coaster

Built: 1906   Tonnage:

Marsden 

Cargo ship

Built: 1907   Tonnage:

Marua

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Marwell

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage   28

Mary

Schooner

Built: 1848 Tonnage **

Mary

Schooner

Built: 1850 Tonnage 16

Mary

Schooner

Built: 1853 Tonnage **

Mary

Schooner

Built: 1851 Tonnage 606

Mary

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   22

Mary Anderson

Schooner

Built: 1877 Tonnage 52

Mary Ann

Cutter

Built: 1863 Tonnage 21

Mary Ann

Schooner

Built: 1846 Tonnage **

Mary Ann

 

Built: 1855 Tonnage 20

Mary Ann

Schooner

Built: 1852 Tonnage **

Mary  G

Fishing vessel

Built: 1855 Tonnage 20

Mary Brilliard

Cutter

Built: 1865 Tonnage 13

Mary and Elizabeth

Tug

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Ann Christina

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Ann Hudson

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage    15

Mary Ann Wade

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Ann White

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage    14

Mary Brilliard

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage    14

Mary Campbell

Brigantine

Built **** Tonnage    144

Mary Clarke

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Cumming

Brigantine

Built **** Tonnage   106

Mary Elize

Cutter

Built: 1870 Tonnage 30

Mary Ellen

Schooner

Built: 1868 Tonnage 24

Mary Hamilton

Barque

Built **** Tonnage  217

Mary Hogan

Schooner

Built: 1875 Tonnage 28

Mary Ira

Schooner

Built: 1853 Tonnage **

Mary Jane

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary King

Brigantine

Built **** Tonnage    73

Mary Louisa

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Louisa

Schooner

Built: 1856 Tonnage 18

Mary Louise

Ketch

Built: 1864 Tonnage 18

Mary Melville

Schooner

Built: 1874 Tonnage 62

Mary Merrill

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Ogilvie

Schooner

Built: 1873 Tonnage 71

Mary Paul

Schooner

Built: 1850 Tonnage **

Mary Queen

Schooner

Built: 1876 Tonnage 78

Mary Shepherd    

Mary Smith

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Thomson

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   49

Mary Van Every

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   41

Mary van Every

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mary Wadley

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  159

Mascotte

Ketch

Built: 1892 Tonnage 12

Matafele

Schooner

Built: 1878 Tonnage 16

Matai

Steamship

Built: 1930   Tonnage:

Matakana

Cutter

Built: 1872 Tonnage 21

Matangi

Coaster

Built 1922 Tonnage **

Matangi

Tug

Built: 1963 Tonnage **

Matangi

 

Built: 1930   Tonnage:

Matanui

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Matara

Passenger cargo

Built: 1908   Tonnage:

Matarere

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Matariki

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Matatua

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage **

Matau

Paddle steamer

Built: 1881 Tonnage **

Matau

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  104

Matchless

Brig

Built: 1876 Tonnage 106

Matilda

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Matipo

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Matua

Passenger cargo

Built: 1936 Tonnage 4,193
1968 sold to E. Litojua, Manila, renamed Sultan K.L.

Matuku

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maud

Cutter

Built: 1870 Tonnage 28

Maud

Passenger cargo

Built: 1908   Tonnage:

Maud Graham

Schooner

Built: 1876 Tonnage 79

Mauiti

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Maukin

Brig

Built: 1845 Tonnage **

Maunganui

 

Built 1911Tonnage 7,527
1947 sold to Cia Naviera del Atlantico, Piraeus, 
renamed Cyrenia.

Mavis

Schooner

Built: 1860 Tonnage 28

Mawhera

Dredge

Built **** Tonnage **

May

Scow

Built 1892 Tonnage **

May

Schooner

Built: 1876 Tonnage 17

May

Ketch

Built: 1891 Tonnage 12

May

Schooner

Built: 1892 Tonnage 43

May Flower

Brig

Built **** Tonnage  277

May Queen

Barque

Built **** Tonnage: 780

May Queen

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   78

Mazeppa

Schooner

Built: 1852 Tonnage **

McGregor

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Medora

Schooner

Built: 1879 Tonnage  32

Medora

Schooner

Built: 1896 Tonnage  67

Meg Merrilies

Brigantine

Built: 1878 Tonnage  134

Melaine

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   136

Melbourne

Barge

Built: 1864 Tonnage  23

Melodoen

 

Built: 1935 Tonnage  9

Melrose

Barque

Built **** Tonnage   287

Melva

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Melva

Coastal vessel

Built: 1946   Tonnage:

Mendleshem

Schooner

Built: 1852 Tonnage **

Menshikoft

Barque

Built: 1847 Tonnage  223

Mercia

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mercury

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage    30

Mercury

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage **

Merle

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Merlin

Schooner

Built: 1870 Tonnage  40

Mermaid

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage **

Mermaid

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage    9

Mersey

Cutter

Built: 1877 Tonnage  17

Meteor

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   43

Metropolis

Yacht

Built: 1898 Tonnage **

Midas

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   26

Midge

Schooner

Built: 1879 Tonnage  40

Midge

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage **

Midge

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  92

Midge

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage  17

Midlothian

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Midlothian

Ketch

Built: 1857 Tonnage  15

Midnight

Cutter

Built: 1863 Tonnage  25

Milburn Carrier

Cement carrier

Built: 1972   Tonnage:

Milkmaid

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mimiha

Schooner

Built: 1885 Tonnage  53

Mina

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Minehaha

Schooner

Built: 1876 Tonnage  86

Minnie Hare

Schooner

Built: 1876 Tonnage **

Minerva

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Minnie

Ketch

Built: 1864 Tonnage  17

Minnie Casey

 

Built **** Tonnage  48

Miranda

Cutter

Built: 1862 Tonnage  23

Miranda

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage   23

Miro

Ketch

Built: 1925 Tonnage  29

Miowera

 

Built 1892 Tonnage 3,393 
1908 transferred from Canadian-Australian Royal Mail Line,
1908 renamed Maitai, 1916 wrecked Rarotonga.

Miss Ida

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Miss Ngaire

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Miss Te Maru

Fishing vessel

Built **** Tonnage **

Moa

Steamer

Built: 1864 Tonnage 49

Moa

Brig

Built **** Tonnage  235

Moa

Brig

Built **** Tonnage  219

Moa

 

Built 1864 Tonnage 188 
1894 purchased from Black Diamond Line,Wellington, 1897 
sold to  Wellington S.P. Co.

Moa

Ketch

Built: 1901 Tonnage 66

Moa

Schooner

Built: 1907 Tonnage 98

Moa

Scow

Built **** Tonnage **

Moana

Cutter

Built: 1900 Tonnage 9

Moana

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Moana

Yacht

Built: 1898 Tonnage **

Moana

Scow

Built 1895 Tonnage **

Moana

 

Built 1897 Tonnage 3,915 1921 laid up, 1927 hulked.

Moanga

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Moanui

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Moanui

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Moata

 

Built: 1937 Tonnage **

Moehau

Scow

Built 1882 Tonnage **

Moehau

Schooner

Built: 1882 Tonnage 33

Moeraki

 

Built 1903 Tonnage 4,392 1930 laid up, 1933 scrapped.

Moerangi

 

Built: 1901 Tonnage 15

Mohaka

Cutter

Built **** Tonnage  20

Mohaka

Steamer

Built: 1877 Tonnage  20

Mohau

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mokoia

 

Built 1898 Tonnage 3,502 1929 scuttled.

Molly

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mollyhawk

Steamer

Built: 1923 Tonnage 180

Monica

Steamer

Built **** Tonnage **

Monowai (1)

 

Built 1890 Tonnage 3,433
1890-1897 San Francisco service,1920 laid up, 1926 hulked.

Monowai (2)

 

Built 1925 Tonnage 10,852 
1940 became HMNZS Monowai,1946 returned to owners, 
1960 scrapped.

Montezuma

Brigantine

Built ****        Tonnage ** 

Moonraker

 

Built ****        Tonnage ** 

Moura

 

Built 1899 Tonnage 2,027 
ex- North Lyall,1899 purchased from North Mount 
Lyall Copper Co.
renamed Moura, 1915 sold to Douglas SS Co., 
Hong Kong, renamed Hai Hong.

Moreton

 

Built 1882 Tonnage 581 
1891 taken over withTasmanian S.N. Co.,Hobart, 
1896 sold to Japan, renamed Iwai Maru.

Morning Light

Cutter

Built: 1863 Tonnage 28

Mosquito

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mosquito

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage  16

Motiti

Scow

Built 1897 Tonnage **

Motu

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Motu Lalo

Schooner

Built: 1880 Tonnage 34

Moturata

 

Built: 1910 Tonnage 12

Motunui

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Moturata

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Moudewa

Schooner

Built: 1867 Tonnage 22

Mount Alexander

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage  72

Mount McClaren

Schooner

Built: 1866 Tonnage 24

Mountain Maid

Brig

Built **** Tonnage  192

Mountaineer

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mourilyan

Launch

Built **** Tonnage **

Moutoa

Paddle steamer   

Built **** Tonnage **

Movarie

 

Built: 1937 Tonnage 7

Mullah

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Mullogh

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Mullogh

Ketch

Built **** Tonnage 46

Muraniwi

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Muritai

Passenger cargo

Built: 1908   Tonnage:

Muritai

Ferry

Built **** Tonnage **

Muritai

 

Built 1913 Tonnage **

Muritai

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Muriel

Steamer

Built: 1907 Tonnage  22

Muritai

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Murray

 

Built: 1947 Tonnage **

Murray

Steamship

Built: 1859   Tonnage:

Murray

 

Built **** Tonnage **

Murray

Schooner

Built **** Tonnage   56

Myra

Schooner

Built: 1891 Tonnage  12

Myrtle

Brig

Built: 1878 Tonnage  167

Myrtle

Ketch

Built: 1891 Tonnage  12

Mystery

 

Built **** Tonnage **

 

 

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