Name of ShipKAIKORAI PhotographerJ SwanWhere TakenMiramar Wharf, Wellington
Particulars of Ship
BuilderWm Grey & Co Ltd Where BuiltWest HartlepoolDate Built1918Tonnage3151PropulsionSingle screw steamOwners & Name1918-1920 British Africa Shipping & Coaling Co Cape Town Named WAR FOAM then CAPE NATAL
Laid up October 1947.
1948-1949 Hwah Lee Steam Ship Co Shanghai
1949-1951 Purple Star SS Co Shanghai Additional NotesAlthough a sister ship of KAITOKE and KAWATIRI had a much longer life with USSCo of 28 years.