Length overall: 209' 6"
Beam: 32' 1"
Draught: 13' 6"
Built: 1955 completed July
Builders: J. Bodewes, Hoogezand, Holland
Holds: 1 (115')
Hatches: 2 (32', 43' x 16')
Engines: 8-cylinder diesel, 800bhp by D. & J. Boot, Alphen.
Service speed: 11 knots
Maunganui gave good service to her owners and in her later years with the company, she was mostly employed in the South Island - Auckland, Tauranga grain trade. She was the first ship to use the bulk wheat loading facilities at Lyttelton in late March 1968.
Nov 1970: Laid up at Auckland
Feb 1971: Sold to Coastal Cruising Company, Rotterdam (Registered Owner Jan Benus), renamed Zeehaan. She was to be employed in trade between eastern Australia and West Irian.
1972: Sold to Pacific International Lines, Singapore and renamed Kota Mulia. Delivered to her new owners at Brisbane.
1981: Sold to Overseas Shipping Agencies Ltd., Chittagong and renamed Saleem.
2004: Her engines finally gave out and she was broken up at Chittagong during February.
A good long life of 49 years, only 16 years of which were served under her original owners.