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  1. Waiwera (III)

    Waiwera (III)

    Photo taken c.1962--obviously had to look for a dark place to change film--obviously wasn't too successful, but still some useful nostalgia. Waiwera Built: 1944 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 12,028grt Owners: Shaw Savill Replaced ship of same name, sunk in 1942. 1967: Sold to Embajada Cia.Nav.
  2. Waipawa at Napier

    Waipawa at Napier

    Taken by W.Hubbard, a school friend, c.1962. Unfortunately cropped--he had a similar camera to mine! Waipawa Built: 1934 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 12,437grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1968: Sold to Astro Protector Cia.Nav.S.A. Greece, r/n Aramis for the one journey. Broken up at Kaohsiung.
  3. Waimana

    Waimana

    Purchased at collectables fair. Card average, but another superb J.Dickie photo. Waimana Built: 1911 Workman Clark, Belfast Tonnage: 10,389grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1926: Transferred to Aberdeen Line, r/n Herminius 1932: Reverted to SSA 'Waimana' 1939: Purchased by Admiralty and converted into decoy b
  4. Taranaki at Napier

    Taranaki at Napier

    Taranaki Built: 1928 Fairfield S.B. and E. Co, Glasgow Tonnage: 8,286grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1931: At Napier when the earthquake devastated that city. The long-running battle over developing the inner harbour vs the breakwater harbour was decisively settled, because the seabed rose by 6 feet, render
  5. Taranaki at Napier

    Taranaki at Napier

    One of my earliest attempts--sorry about the 'cropped' look--no guidelines in the Brownie viewfinder! Taranaki Built: 1928 Fairfield S.B. and E. Co, Glasgow Tonnage: 8,286grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1931: At Napier when the earthquake devastated that city. The long-running battle over developing the in
  6. Tamaroa

    Tamaroa

    Postcard bought at collectables fair. Tamaroa Built: 1922 Harland and Wollf, Belfast Tonnage: 12,341grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1921: Launched as Sophocles for the Aberdeen Line 1922: Route London-Brisbane 1926: Transferred to Shaw Savill, overhauled and converted to oil, new tonnage: 12,405grt 1932: T
  7. Tairoa

    Tairoa

    Photo is part of an album of 1930's pics taken at Auckland. Tairoa Built: 1920 Armstrong Whitworth and Co, Newcastle Tonnage: 7,983grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1920: First merchantman built at this naval yard 1939: Dec.2: Captured and sunk by German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee, after being hit b
  8. Pakeha (II)

    Pakeha (II)

    Photo taken 1935 at New Plymouth, NZ, by the late F.Kemsley. I think the ship to the right is Anglo African, or Anglo Australian of Latta and Lawther? Pakeha Built: 1910 Harland and wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 7,899grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1939: Sold to Admiralty and converted into imitation of battleshi
  9. Pakeha (II)

    Pakeha (II)

    Stamped and dated postcard, 17.4.1911, bought at collectables fair. Pakeha Built: 1910 Harland and wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 7,899grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1939: Sold to Admiralty and converted into imitation of battleship HMS Revenge, including cruiser stern. 1941: Reconverted into cargo ship for M.O
  10. Cedric at Napier

    Cedric at Napier

    Taken at Napier, 13.4.1962. I think the tanker is Hunting's 'Forthfield', with another SSA to the right. Cedric Built: 1952 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 11,232grt Owners: Shaw Savill and Albion 1973: To Cairn Line ownership, SSA as managers 1975: Reverted to SSA ownership for disposal 1976:
  11. Mamari (II)

    Mamari (II)

    Mamari departing Wellington, NZ, early 1900's. Photo by J.Dickie. The day must have been quite overcast. Mamari Built: 1904 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 7,062grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1928: Sold to Arnold Bernstein, r/n Gerolstein, cargo only 1933: Fitted to carry 190 tourist class, Antwerp-Ne
  12. Maimoa

    Maimoa

    Photo bought at collectables fair. Maimoa Built: 1920 Palmers Co, Newcastle Tonnage: 8,011grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1940: Nov.20: Captured and sunk by German raider Pinguin. Her crew were taken to Bordeaux aboard the captured Norwegian whale factory ship Pelagos(ex SSA Athenic (I)).
  13. Ionic (II)

    Ionic (II)

    Photo bought at collectables fair. Ionic Built: 1902 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 12,232grt Owners: Shaw Savill 1937: Broken up at Osaka.
  14. Corinthic and Suevic, River Fal 1967

    Corinthic and Suevic, River Fal 1967

    Laid up in the River Fal, September 1967. Can someone identify them?
  15. Iberic in the Thames

    Iberic in the Thames

    1970. Iberic passing Greenhithe on her way up to the Royal Docks.
  16. Britannic

    Britannic

    Britannic in 1974. Photo purchased from Skyfotos
  17. Medic

    Medic

    Medic, in Sydney, 1970. Master at the time was H.O.V. Andersen M.V.O.
  18. Akaroa

    Akaroa

    From a Shaw Savill publicity card. On the back it says: MV Akaroa Round The World Voyages Accommodating One-class Tourist Passengers in Air Conditioned Comfort
  19. Dominion Monarch

    Dominion Monarch

    A postcard posted, as forces mail, from a man on his way out to Southern Rhodesia.
  20. Northern Star

    Northern Star

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