NZ Historic Ships
A database of historic New Zealand Ships and Boats








Name
William C Daldy
Built
1935 by Lobnitz & Co, Renfrew, Scotland
Original owners
Auckland Harbour Board
Present owners
William C Daldy Preservation Society
Propulsion
Steam, twin screw, two triple-expansion 261NHP, 1500IHP, coal-fired Scotch boiler
Tonnage
348.18 gross; 127.10 NRT
Measurements
L 119ft/36.27m; B 32.15ft/9.8m; D 13.9ft/4.23m.
Materials
Steel
Original use
Harbour tug
Present use
Museum; passenger excursions
Contact Details
Contact name Ken Pointon, Secretary
Address William C Daldy Preservation Society, PO Box 2823, Auckland
Web site

http://www.nzmaritimeindex.org.nz

http://www.chieftaincruises.co.nz

Telephone 64 (0)9 479 1552 Fax  
Mobile 025 586 891 E-mail  

History

Worked in Auckland harbour from 1936 to 1977. Rescued from breakers in 1977, restored and maintained in excellent working order by steam enthusiasts.

Conversion factors Feet = Metres x 3.281
Metres = Feet ÷ 0.3048

 

 

 

 

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