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A Tasman Trio

Wanganella – Awatea – Monowai

Andrew Bell, Murray Robinson

Illustrated with over 180 photographs and plans, this book tells the stories of three ships that plied the Tasman route between Australia and New Zealand in the 1930s and 1940s: Huddard Parker’s Wanganella and the Union Steam Ship company’s Awatea, the fastest ship on the Tasman Sea, and Monowai, whose 30-year career ended in 1960. The book covers the service of all three ships during the Second World War, which saw the bombing and destruction of Awatea.
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  • Publisher: Ships in Focus
  • Year: 2009
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 104pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 304x215mm
  • ISBN: 9781901703559
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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