Snapshot of 'Port Hobart' at Lyttelton, c. 1950's?
Built: 1946, Harland and Wolff, Belfast
Owners: Port Line
1945: Launched as 'Empire Wessex' for MOT, completed as 'Port Hobart'.
1970: Broken up, Shanghai
A busy day for Port Line's agents at Lyttelton, Kinsey & Co with three ships in. Port Wimbledon is in the foreground, Port Hobart on No. 2 east and the Port Denison over on number 6 or 7. The small white hulled ship is the Motu and others are Hinemoa, Kaimai, Squall, Tarawera, Pateke and the t