Snapshot bought at antique fair. Reads on the back: 'Port Bowen stranded at Castlecliff, Wanganui. On the left, staging being built for lorries to go out to take cargo away.' Taken 13.8.1939.
Built: 1919 Workman Clark, Belfast
Owners: Port Line Ltd
1939: Wrecked at Castl
Postcard of unknown steamer near Mitre Peak, Milford Sound. Royal Series. Seriously cropped and enlarged.
Looks like initials H.C.R. in bottom right-hand corner. Typed message on the back reads: 'The Commissioner of Crown Lands, Chief Surveyor and Staff of the Lands and Survey Department, Invercargi
Paddle steamer somewhere in NZ, c.late 1800's-early 1900's by the looks of the clothing--nearly everone in their 'Sunday best'. Nameplate on the bow too faint to read. Railway lines on the wharf. Not going anytime soon otherwise I think the girl on the paddlebox would have moved!
Unknown coastal passenger steamer embarking a lot of people. Bought at collectables fair in Auckland. Looks like a NZ scene(Northland? or Great Barrier Island?). The pesky photographer left out half of the ship, and the postcard has no info on the back. Any ideas?
Picture shows the hulk of 'Weka' ashore at Bay View, near Napier, c.1950's.
Built: 1883 Luke and Co, Wellington
Owners: Richardson and Co, Napier
1883: Originally built for a consortium of owners, including George Richardson, who was one of the founders of Richardson and co.
Hotunui arriving Auckland c.1950's
Built: 1949 Kalmar Varv, Kalmar, Sweden
Owners: Northern SSCo, Auckland, NZ
1949: Built as 'Fenja' for Rederi A/B Eystrasalt, Vastervik, Sweden
1967: Sold to Luggate Game Packers--cargo-handling gear removed, and helipads fitte
Inaha at Wanganui perhaps? Some Kiwi SN member will doubtlessly recognise these buildings.
Built 1923 at Coaster Construction Co, Montrose
Owners: South Taranaki Shipping Co
Inaha was the first motor vessel in NZ waters, and the only ship especially built for the South Taranaki