Ellerman Lines City of Eastbourne
Blue Star's Brisbane Star still with damaged bow from the 8/1942 convoy to Malta.
Union SS Co's Waipiata is departing.
Three years later she was nearly sunk at Weelington by Shaw Savill's Taranaki
Fellow member Dave Edge who is editor for the Bluff Portsider wanted a photo of an Australian ship with mixed NZ/Australian crew passing our war memorial on Anzac Day.
A simple request was much harder than normal due to the photographer drinking since the dawn parade !
3rd of December 1960 and the official opening of the extension to the port of Bluff named the island harbour.
HMNZS Lachlan at No1 to the left and New Zealand Star at No3 to the right.
Scan permission Bluff Maritime Museum-photo SHB Official
Taken from Bluff NZ pilot boat Takitimu 2
2009. A slight increase in speed can lead to trouble, however soon fixed without any problems.
The farm manager to the left got a real lift out of it ! but no unscheduled swim.
San Hauraki towing fish pens out of Bluff for Stewart Island.
Definately a wea