Ship: 1022 tons
Sailed London 6th July 1878 - arrived Wellington 8th October 1878
A ship that made good average passages our and Home
was the New Zealand Shipping Company's full-rigger Rakaia, 1022 tons,
which was built for the company in 1873 by Blumer and Company. After
completing seventeen voyages to the colony she was sold to a German
firm and renamed the Marie. She was sold again, and again named Rakaia.
She was once more sold to a firm in Boston, USA, the price being 4850
dollars, and re-named the Ruth Stark, and as such was reported in a
dismasted condition whilst on a voyage from Boston to Secondi. The
vessel's name disappeared from Lloyd's register about four years ago
RAKAIA / MARIE / RUTH STARK / MONTE CARLO 1873
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