Part-refrigerated General Cargo ship with side loading door. Ice strengthened. (Handy feature for service in the South Pacific)
Hatches: 2 (7.3, 12.2 x 4.0)
Cranes/derricks: Cr 1 x 5 tons, Derricks 1 x 20 tons, 2 x 3 tons.
Service speed: 15 knots
1967: Built as Nordkyn for Vesteraalens D/S A/S, Stokmarknes, Norway.
1977: Sold to NZ Shipping Corporation, renamed Tiare Moana.
1987: Sold to Maldives Transport Services Pte Ltd., Male, Maldives and renamed Dolphin.
1995: Sold and renamed Fathima.
1998: Sold and renamed Sea Queen.
2000: Sold and renamed Asian Queen.
Final fate is unknown, but likely to have been broken up by now.
Bought by the Corporation in 1977, along with sister ship Fetu Moana for service from Auckland to the South Pacific Islands replacing Lorena and Toa Moana.