Ship Name Ship Type Notes
     
P Index    
Pacific Schooner Built **** Tonnage 51
Pacific Schooner Built: 1856 Tonnage 60
Paeroa Steamer Built 1891Tonnage ** NSS
Paeroa Schooner  Built: 1924 Tonnage **
Pahiki Scow Built 1905 Tonnage **
Paiaka Steamship Built **** Tonnage **
Pakeha Brigantine Built: 1865 Tonnage 173
Paku Cutter Built: 1878 Tonnage 32
Palinurus Yawl Built: 1852 Tonnage **
Palmer   Built **** Tonnage **
Palmerston Ketch Built **** Tonnage    25
Paloona   Built 1899 Tonnage 2,771 ex- Zealandia, 1908 purchased from Huddart Parker, Melbourne and renamed, 1922 laid up, 1928 scuttled Otago.
Pania Steamer Built: 1896 Tonnage 26
Pandora   Built **** Tonnage **
Pannikin   Built **** Tonnage **
Paparata Steamer Built **** Tonnage **
Paraninihi   Built **** Tonnage **
Pareora Steamer Built: 1896   Tonnage: 650
Parera   Built **** Tonnage **
Parera Coaster Built: 1921   Tonnage: 555
Parera Coaster Built: 1957   Tonnage: 823
Paris Scow Built 1892 Tonnage **
Paritutu Steamer Built: 1910 Tonnage 232
Paroto Launch Built **** Tonnage **
Paroto Auxiliary Ketch Built **** Tonnage **
Paroto   Built: 1914 Tonnage 56
Pat the Rover Brig Built **** Tonnage    79
Patea Motor vessel Built **** Tonnage: 150
Pateena   Built 1883 Tonnage 1,212 1891 taken over with Tasmanian S.N. Co., Hobart, 1924 hulked.
Pateena   Built 1958 Tonnage 2,099 1976 sold to Maldives, renamed Maldive Republic.
Pateka   Built **** Tonnage **
Pateke Coaster Built: 1954   Tonnage: 785
Paterson Schooner Built **** Tonnage    260
Patiki   Built: 1881 Tonnage ** known as Enterprise No. 2 NSS
Patiki Paddle Steamer Built: 1842 Tonnage **
Patrica Oliva Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Paua Steamship Built 1908 Tonnage **
Paua Coastal vessel Built **** Tonnage **
Paul Jones Cutter Built: 1844 Tonnage **
Paul Markson Fast ferry Built: 1992   Tonnage: 3,454
Paul Markson Coaster Built: 1951   Tonnage: 391
Paulett   Built **** Tonnage **
Paulett  Steamer Built: 1863   Tonnage: 533
Pearl Tanker Built: 9 Jun 1927   Tonnage: 1,260
Pearl Ketch Built **** Tonnage    28
Pearl Schooner Built **** Tonnage    59
Pearl Schooner Built **** Tonnage 36
Pearl Ketch Built **** Tonnage    48
Pearl Kasper Scow  Built 1910 Tonnage **
Peerless Schooner Built **** Tonnage    46
Peerless Schooner Built: 1874 Tonnage 77
Pegasus   Built: 1951 Tonnage **
Pelican Schooner Built **** Tonnage    74
Pelican Schooner Built **** Tonnage    69
Pelican Tug Built **** Tonnage 61
Pelorus Steamer Built: 1878 Tonnage 18
Pelotas   Built **** Tonnage **
Pelsart   Built **** Tonnage **
Pendella Fishing vessel Built **** Tonnage **
Penguin  
Built 1864 Tonnage 824 1879 purchased from J & G. Burns, Glasgow,
1909 wrecked Cape Terawhiti.
Peninsula Paddle Steamer Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Peraki   Built **** Tonnage **
Peregrine Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Peri Schooner Built **** Tonnage    69
Perlelil   Built **** Tonnage **
Persevere   Built **** Tonnage **
Perseverance Schooner Built: 1844 Tonnage **
Perseverence Steamer Built: 1863   Tonnage: 533
Peru Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Peru Barque Built: 1876   Tonnage: 710
Pet   Built **** Tonnage **
Peter Cracroft Cutter Built: 1862 Tonnage 19
Petone Coaster Built: 1966 Tonnage **
Petone Steamer Built: 1900   Tonnage: 708
Petrel Cutter Built: 1864 Tonnage 19
Petrel Cutter Built **** Tonnage 6
Petrel Schooner Built: 1881 Tonnage **
Phantom Cutter Built 1872 Tonnage 23
Phantom Steamer Built **** Tonnage 18
Phoebe Schooner
Built: 1850 Tonnage 585 1876 taken over with New Zealand Steam Shipping Co. 
fleet,1878 sold to J.& A. Brown, Newcastle, NSW.
Phoebe Barque Built: 1876   Tonnage: 710
Phoenix Ferry Built: 1861 Tonnage **
Phoenix Cutter Built **** Tonnage    29
Phoenix Schooner Built: 1846 Tonnage 37
Phoenix Schooner Built: 1865 Tonnage 36
Phyllis Trawler Built **** Tonnage **
Piako   Built **** Tonnage 8
Pickwick   Built **** Tonnage **
Picton Steamer Built: 1900   Tonnage: 708
Picton Coaster Built: 1917   Tonnage: 144
Pilgrim   Built **** Tonnage **
Pilot Cutter Built: 1865 Tonnage 16 Builder Beddoes. Information G Thorne
Pilot Schooner Built: 1851 Tonnage **
Pioneer Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Pioneer Ketch Built **** Tonnage    11
Pioneer   Built 1896 Tonnage ** tender to hulks as late as 1940; petrol engine NSS
Pioneer Schooner Built: 1859 Tonnage 23
Pioneer Steamer Built: 1892 Tonnage 23
Pipiriki   Built **** Tonnage **
Pirate Scow Built 1893 Tonnage **
Pirate Schooner Built: 1895 Tonnage 190
Pitoitoi Steamer Built: 1904   Tonnage: 73
Planet Cutter Built 1859 Tonnage 26
Planet Paddle steamer Built 1854 Tonnage **
Planet   Built **** Tonnage **
Planet Steamer Built: 1880   Tonnage: 18
Planet Tender Built **** Tonnage **
Pleiades Steamer Built: 1904   Tonnage: 73
Plucky  Steamship Built **** Tonnage 29
Poherua   Built 1890 Tonnage 1,175 ex- Croydon, 1890 purchased from W. Connor, London and renamed, 1921 laid up, 1924 scuttled.
Pole Star Schooner Built: 1861 Tonnage 42
Polynesian Link   see Union Nelson.
Polly Cutter Built **** Tonnage    12
Polly Woodside   Built **** Tonnage **
Pomon Cutter Built: 1851 Tonnage **
Poneka Schooner Built: 1878 Tonnage 79
Pono Steamer Built: 1880   Tonnage: 18
Pono Scow Built: 1913 Tonnage 30 NSS
Pono Tug Built **** Tonnage **
Poolta   Built 1921 Tonnage 1,675 1925 taken over from Tasmanian Government, 1952 sold to Chandris, Piraeus, renamed Despo Chandris.
Poolta   Built 1959 Tonnage 2,085 1976 sold to Bulkships Containers Ltd, Hobart
Ponui   Built **** Tonnage **
Poranui   Built: 1956   Tonnage: ** NSS
Poranui Barque Built: 1885   Tonnage: 678
Poroto   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Bowen   Built **** Tonnage **
Porter Brig Built 1824 Tonnage 94
Port Glasgow   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Kembla   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Tauranga Coastal vessel Built: 1964   Tonnage: 73?
Port Tauranga Car ferry Built: 1965 Tonnage **
Port Tauranga   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Underwood Barque Built **** Tonnage **
Port Underwood   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Waikato Coaster Built: 1929   Tonnage: 668 1947 purchased from A. Watchlin, Auckland, 1959 sold to Lanena Shipping Co., Hong Kong.
Port Whakatane   Built **** Tonnage **
Port Whangarei Cargo ship Built: 1929   Tonnage: 676
Port Whangarei Coaster Built: 1906   Tonnage: 506
Portabello Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Portabello   Built **** Tonnage **
Portari   Built: 1906   Tonnage: 506
Post Boy Schooner Built 1844 Tonnage **
Prairie Brig Built **** Tonnage    139
Premier Barque Built **** Tonnage    296
President Kennedy Fishing vessel Built **** Tonnage **
Presto   Built **** Tonnage **
Pretty Jane   Built **** Tonnage **
Pretty Jane Three-masted Schooner Built **** Tonnage    90
Pride (Pryde?)   Built **** Tonnage **
Pride of the Isles   Built **** Tonnage **
Pride of the Yarra Ferry Built **** Tonnage 24
Prince Alfred   Built **** Tonnage **
Prince Alfred Paddle steamer Built **** Tonnage **
Prince Consort Tug Built **** Tonnage **
Prince Consort Schooner Built: 1863 Tonnage    35
Prince Edward Paddle steamer Built **** Tonnage **
Prince Edward Brig Built **** Tonnage    174
Prince of Wales Cutter Built **** Tonnage    23
Prince Regent   Built **** Tonnage **
Prince Rupert Schooner Built: 1871 Tonnage 60
Princess Alice Brig Built **** Tonnage    268
Princess May Paddle steamer Built **** Tonnage **
Privateer Schooner Built **** Tonnage 108
Prize Cutter Built: 1923 Tonnage 9
Progress Dredge Built: 1882   Tonnage: 244
Progress Schooner Built: 1882   Tonnage: 353
Progress Steamship Built: 1882 Tonnage **
Progress Scow Built 1882 Tonnage **
Prospect Ketch Built: 1869 Tonnage 21
Prospector Barque Built: 1876 Tonnage **
Prosperity Brigantine Built **** Tonnage    134
Prospero   Built **** Tonnage **
Providence Cutter Built: 1846 Tonnage **
Providence Schooner Built: 1847 Tonnage **
Puazai   Built **** Tonnage **
Pukaki   Built 1887 Tonnage 1,444 1915 sold to Crosby & Co., Melbourne.
Puka Puka Scow Built 1881 Tonnage **
Puke Launch Built **** Tonnage **
Pukeko   Built **** Tonnage **
Pukeko Coaster  Built: 1961   Tonnage: 1,020
Puketo   Built **** Tonnage **
Puki Steamer Built: 1904 Tonnage 6
Pulu   Built **** Tonnage **
Pupuke   Built **** Tonnage **
Purau   Built **** Tonnage **
Puriri  Motor vessel Built: 1938   Tonnage: 927
Puriri  Fishing vessel Built **** Tonnage **
Puriri  Motor vessel Built: 1938   Tonnage: 927
Puriri  Motor vessel Built: 1948   Tonnage: 1,248
Putiki Ferry Built **** Tonnage **
Putiki Steamship Built: 1904   Tonnage: 422
Putiki Steamer Built **** Tonnage **
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