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  1. Napier, NZ, c.1970's?

    Napier, NZ, c.1970's?

    The port of Napier, c.1970's? Port is full of conventional shipping, so probably pre-1980. Looks like a Lauritzen reefer at the breakwater wharf, a Blue Star and a P and O.
  2. Napier, NZ, 1951

    Napier, NZ, 1951

    The port of Napier, c.13.1.1951. Ships are Houlder's 'Dunster Grange', Henderson's 'Kindat', and Blue Star's 'Napier Star'.
  3. Ships at Picton,NZ

    Ships at Picton,NZ

    Snapshot bought recently on Trademe. Looks like USSCo's 'Arahura', (1905), possibly another USSCo ship, and a Shaw Savill 'M' or 'W' class? Apologies for poor quality of photo--much enlarged.
  4. BENCH ISLAND

    BENCH ISLAND

    Foveaux Strait NZ with Clipper Odyssey passing enroute to Dunedin NZ from Oban NZ. 26/1/2010
  5. LAND of the LONG WHITE CLOUD

    LAND of the LONG WHITE CLOUD

    A name given to NZ many years ago. Foveaux Strait yesterday at it's best enroute to Clipper Odyssey. Stewart Island in background. 26/1/2010
  6. BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    Stirling Point signal station, now disused in the foreground with Dog Island in the middle and Ruapuke Island in the background. Yes we do get nice days !
  7. BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    Dog Island in background. Another pleasant day and a good reason to drink !
  8. BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    BLUFF HARBOUR entrance

    3/1/2009 The speck is the Professor Khromov returning from the Ross Sea.
  9. DOG ISLAND lighthouse

    DOG ISLAND lighthouse

    Foveaux Strait NZ Photo from NE looking towards Bluff Hill
  10. DOG ISLAND lighthouse

    DOG ISLAND lighthouse

    Foveaux Strait NZ
  11. Port Bowen, aground 1939

    Port Bowen, aground 1939

    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. Port Bowen Built: 1919 Workman Clark, Belfast Tonnage: 8,267grt Owners: Port Line Ltd 1939: Wrecked at Castl
  12. Port Bowen

    Port Bowen

    Port Bowen Built: 1919 Workman Clark, Belfast Tonnage: 8,267grt Owners: Port Line Ltd 1939: Wrecked at Castlecliff Beach, Wanganui, 18.7.1939.
  13. Raglan, NZ

    Raglan, NZ

    Postcard bought at collectables fair, showing Holm and Co's 'Holmlea', and Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co's 'Titoki', c.1960's?
  14. Unknown steamer, Milford Sound,NZ

    Unknown steamer, Milford Sound,NZ

    The uncropped version of unknown steamer in Milford Sound, NZ, with Mitre Peak in the background. Can see a mooring line at the stern, and port lifeboat missing. Probably on excursion.
  15. Unknown steamer, Milford Sound,NZ

    Unknown steamer, Milford Sound,NZ

    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
  16. Unknown paddle steamer

    Unknown paddle steamer

    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!
  17. Unknown

    Unknown

    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?
  18. Weka

    Weka

    Picture shows the hulk of 'Weka' ashore at Bay View, near Napier, c.1950's. Weka Built: 1883 Luke and Co, Wellington Tonnage: 90grt 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. 1889
  19. Hotunui arr. Auckland

    Hotunui arr. Auckland

    Hotunui arriving Auckland c.1950's Hotunui Built: 1949 Kalmar Varv, Kalmar, Sweden Tonnage: 601grt Owners: Northern SSCo, Auckland, NZ 1949: Built as 'Fenja' for Rederi A/B Eystrasalt, Vastervik, Sweden 1950: Hotunui 1967: Sold to Luggate Game Packers--cargo-handling gear removed, and helipads fitte
  20. Inaha

    Inaha

    Inaha at Wanganui perhaps? Some Kiwi SN member will doubtlessly recognise these buildings. Inaha Built 1923 at Coaster Construction Co, Montrose Tonnage: 250grt Owners: South Taranaki Shipping Co Inaha was the first motor vessel in NZ waters, and the only ship especially built for the South Taranaki
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