A view dating from about the mid to late 1960's. I think two of the vessels are Oriana (on the seaward side of the harbour) and Maori (amongst those on the landward side.)
One of the cargo ships looks to be a member of the New Zealand SS Co. but the others I am unable to identify
Thousands of New Zealanders turned out to see the fully loaded troopship Aquitania, sail out of the port of Wellington on 15 September, 1941. The old four-stacker had been painted over in full troopship gray while docked in this port the month before. This hard-working liner holds the distinction
Port of Wellington, NZ, in the 1930s.
View over Shed 13 on Custom House Quay looking towards the Lyttelton ferry berth, Wellington. Includes Harbour Board sheds 13 (foreground) and 15 (alongside 13). Also includes the following vessels from the foreground into the distance: tug boats 'Natone' and 'T