Name: EMPIRE JANE
Launched: 25/04/1944
Completed: 31/05/1944
Builder: A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Yard Number: 699
Dimensions: 232grt, 0nrt, 105.2 x 27.1 x 11.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 25 & 42 x 27ins), 152nhp
Engines By: A Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165268
History:
1944 Ministry of War Transport (France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd, managers), Aberdeen
1945 Managers became Townsend Brothers Ferries Ltd, London
1946 Ministry of Transport
1947 Union Steam Ship Co of New Zealand Ltd; renamed TAIOMA
1975 Development Services, Singapore (Union Steam Ship Co of New Zealand Ltd, managers)
1978 Robert Arthur Owens, New Zealand (Union Steam Ship Co of New Zealand Ltd, managers)
1978 Tauranga District Museum, New Zealand
2000 Sank
Comments: Member of the Foremost Class
Sunk as artificial reef at the southern end of Motiti Island

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