Registration papers, Tu Atu

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Registration papers for the ship Tu Atu.

1. Declaration of Ownership Henrick Anderson of Napier, 27 June 1905.
2. Declaration of Ownership John Carvossor Tonkin, Napier. Arthur Knight is the Master of the Vessel. 27 June 1905.
3. Declaration of Ownership Alexander Davidson. Arthur Knight is the Master of the Vessel. 28 November 1904.
4. Declaration of Ownership Richard Todd. Arthur Knight is the Master of the Vessel. 20 May 1905.
5. Declaration of Ownership William Coker, Napier. Arthur Knight is the Master of the Vessel. 30 June 1905.
6. Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 - Certificate of Survey. 20 November 1904.
7. Builders certificate stating that Thomas Magin Lane of the firm Thomas Lane & Sons, shipbuilders at Totara North certify that the oil engine Tu Atu was built by them and launched in October 1903 on account of Captain Alexander Davidson of Napier, shipowner.
8. Letter re declaration of ownership on behalf of the Wairoa Mohaka Steamship Company Ltd by John Carvosson Tonkin, Manager of the Company. 14 May 1909.
9. Declaration of Ownership - John Carvosson Tonkin, Manager of the Wairoa & Mohaka Steamship Company. Arthur Knight is the Master of the Vessel. 8 June 1909.
10. Declaration of Ownership - Percie Horace Kelly of Napier, Managing Director of the Richardson & Co Ltd. 14 August 1913.
11. Memorandum re certificate of registration for the Tu Atu. 13 November 1942
12. Memorandum re Certificate of Registry is not in the possession of Richardson & Co Ltd, 6 November 1942.
13. Memorandum re as No 12. 4 November 1942.
14. Memorandum re as No 12 & 13. 29 October 1942.
15. Memorandum re as No 12, 13 & 14. The ship has been purchased outright by the Crown. 22 October 1942.
16. Memorandum - Certificate of Survey regarding new engines installed and completed on 16.11.1938. 13 December 1940.
17. Certificate of Survey - new engines. 13 December 1940.
18. Letter to Richardson & Co Ltd, re installation of new engines. 30 July 1940.
19. Memorandum from Marine Department regarding the new engines installed in the vessel. 8 December 1938.
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Printed and handwritten in black ink on paper.
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gifted by the New Zealand Customs Department
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