|Arrival in Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Berthed in Wellington NZ|
Air travel steadily replaced intercontinental sea voyages and Southern Cross was sold to a Greek line in 1973. Northern Star was reportedly plagued with mechanical problems, which must have made her difficult to sell, as she was sent to the shipbreakers the following year.
For many more liner scenes like these, see the book New Zealand Maritime Images: the golden years.
Propulsion: Steam turbines twin screw