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A Ship that arrived in the UK
« on: Tuesday 31 July 12 23:35 BST (UK) »
A rellie of mine from NZ came over to the UK to visit family after her husband died. My dad remembers being somewhere between 10-15 years old at the time.

He remembers the name of the boat she arrived on, and the port in question. Is there any way of pinpointing the exact date the ship arrived in the UK?

The ship was called the Rangitoto, which arrived at Southampton. And it would have been around the year 1962.

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County Durham - Proud, Duke
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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 01 August 12 18:40 BST (UK) »
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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 01 August 12 20:11 BST (UK) »
There were 2 arrivals made by the Rangitoto, which arrived at Southampton
  From Wellington, New Zealand

8th April 1860 - 30th August 1860

If you know the name of person you can check UK Incoming arrivals which might give you better answer on a well known ancestry site
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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 August 12 00:12 BST (UK) »
I lost about an hour on that site CitizenSmith! Really fascinating!

Is anyone able to tell me when a 'Mabel Irene Page' arrived at Southampton? Ive found it on ancestry but i havent got the required membership!

Many thanks.
Northants - Stevenson, Smith, Spriggs, Hight, Dodson, Coleman
Swansea - Thomas, Williams, Howell, David, Rees, Griffiths, Jenkins, Bevan
Rutland - Hales
Derbyshire - Harlow, Riley, Pemberton, Aldred
Yorkshire - Stamper, Boyes, Duke
London - Harper, Wallis
Essex - Shelford, Wallis, Read, Stanes
Hertfordshire - Bishop
Cornwall - Johns, Soper, Rowe, Ball, Webb, Dunn, Quintrell, Hain, Oliver
Gloucestershire - Harper, Ash, Gregory, Denman
County Durham - Proud, Duke
Yorkshire - Stamper, Pickering

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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 August 12 13:59 BST (UK) »
I lost about an hour on that site CitizenSmith! Really fascinating!

Is anyone able to tell me when a 'Mabel Irene Page' arrived at Southampton? Ive found it on ancestry but i havent got the required membership!

Many thanks.




Port of Departure: Durban, South Africa
Arrival Date: 8 Oct 1954
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Durban
[Port Elizabeth]
[Cape Town] 
Ship Name: Capetown Castle
Shipping Line: The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd

Cuthbert Hurst Page aged 69
 Mabel Irene Page aged 65
Address going to : Branston Cottage Nyetimber Lane Bognor Regis Sussex
both of England retired/Housewife

Port of Departure: Durban, South Africa
Arrival Date: 10 Oct 1958
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Durban
[Cape Town] 
Ship Name: Stirling Castle

 Cuthbert H Page & Mabel I Page - going to same address as above

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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 02 August 12 22:23 BST (UK) »
Oooh! Thank you so much Tiggi.

If that is my Mabel Irene Page then it leaves more questions than it answers. I dont think it is though as my dad remembers the ship called the Rangitoto.

And my dad was around 15 which put the year in question as 1962.

Im not sure where to go now. Any advice?
Northants - Stevenson, Smith, Spriggs, Hight, Dodson, Coleman
Swansea - Thomas, Williams, Howell, David, Rees, Griffiths, Jenkins, Bevan
Rutland - Hales
Derbyshire - Harlow, Riley, Pemberton, Aldred
Yorkshire - Stamper, Boyes, Duke
London - Harper, Wallis
Essex - Shelford, Wallis, Read, Stanes
Hertfordshire - Bishop
Cornwall - Johns, Soper, Rowe, Ball, Webb, Dunn, Quintrell, Hain, Oliver
Gloucestershire - Harper, Ash, Gregory, Denman
County Durham - Proud, Duke
Yorkshire - Stamper, Pickering

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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #6 on: Friday 03 August 12 08:28 BST (UK) »
All info I can find about the ship not sure if any help and I don;t know really where to suggest looking as it apears no lists were kept after 1960

P & O Line

Between 1890 until 1960, a complete record of ships arriving and departing the UK were kept by the Board of Trade.  These lists have recently been digitized and present the most straightforward and uncomplicated way of searching for passengers.
After 1960  The Board of Trade was no longer required to collect passenger lists after 1960, although lists may have been kept in some overseas countries or ports beyond this date.  For their own purposes shipping companies would have continued to compile passenger lists, but in most cases, these records have not been retained.
 
After 1960 it was no longer a requirement for shipping companies to deposit passenger lists with UK authorities, and neither P&O nor the UK authorities have any passenger lists after that date.


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 RANGITOTO / ORIENTAL CARNAVAL 1949
21,809 gross tons, length 609.2ft x beam 81ft, one funnel, two masts, twin screw, speed 17 knots, accommodation for 416 single class passengers.
 Built by Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle for the New Zealand Shipping Co, she was launched on 12th Jun.1949 and started her maiden voyage London - Wellington on 25th August.

1965 the mainmast was removed and a small tripod mast fitted to the funnel to carry the after steaming light.
1966 1st Jan she was painted in Federal Line colours and was officially transferred to Federal Line in 1967.
1969  August sold to C. Y. Tung's Orient Overseas Line, Hong Kong, operated by Oriental South America Line and renamed ORIENTAL CARNAVAL.
1970 Used on a Round the World service out of San Diego.
1975 Laid up at Hong Kong.
1976 Feb scrapped at Hong Kong.[Merchant Fleets, vol.7 by Duncan Haws]



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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #7 on: Friday 03 August 12 10:16 BST (UK) »
There was a sister Ship Rangitane which came to the U.K. in 1962  from Wellington N.Z.

Try this site
 http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/
You could try asking there maybe someone can help
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Re: A Ship that arrived in the UK
« Reply #8 on: Friday 03 August 12 11:10 BST (UK) »
Are you still interested in arrival dates?
The Times used to publish "Movement of Liners" based on Lloyds reports. Have established arrival dates 1960 - 1963. Any use
(I did post the list but after hitting "Post" all I got was "IE cannot connect etc, etc "- most annoying)

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