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Ocean Accident - Uean Te Raoi (1)

Posted by Amota Eromanga on October 4, 2012 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (3)

IN HONOUR & REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED AND THOSE WHO DIED!

Uean Te Raoi

On Monday 13th July 2009, the ferry (double-hulled wooden catamaran) called ‘Uean Te Raoi’ made her journey from Tarawa to Maiana island. This ferry of about 17meters was indeed owned and run by the Catholic Paris on Maiana. Like other wooden ferries of the type, Uean Te Raoi had become one of the popular marine transports for people and light cargo mainly bet...

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