Coaster 'Ranginui', Wellington Harbour
Built: 1936, Scott and Sons, Bowling, Glasgow
Owners: Inter-Island Sg Co, Nelson, NZ
1936: Built for G.T. Niccol of Auckland
1937: Bought by Northern SSCo, Auckland-Whangarei-Tauranga trade.
1957: Sold to Collingwood Sg Co...
...While it still looks like a part of the working waterfront.
The building with the boat slung off the balcony was originally the laundry depot for the USSCo at Greta Point.
The other dark roof building was originally a shopping cpomplex which was ill considered as it went bust. Shell Oil...
In the distance right is Baring Head and the White Monument in the near distance is a Gallipoli memorial set in an environmemnt that is said to resmble Anzac Cove cliffs.
between them is the entrance to Wellington Harbour, NZ
I did this trip yesterday which was the anniversary of the Wahine disaster.
I was very mindful of what happend here and what really got and shocked me
was how close we were to shore yet no one was able to swim over there on the day.