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RMS Athenic, [ca 1908]

Reference Number: 1/2-012178-G

The steam ship RMS "Athenic". Photograph taken by David James Aldersley, circa 1908.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to David James Aldersley, Athenic (Ship. Built 1903), Shipping, Ships and Steamships.

Part of:
RMS Athenic, Reference Number 1/2-012178-G (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The "Athenic" was built by 1903 by Messrs. Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for the Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd. She was a twin screw, 4 masted steamer of 12.345 tons gross and 7.600 tons net register. She was sold in 1930 to the Norwegian Whaling Co and renamed "Pelagos". She was captured by a German Raider in WWII and was returned after the war. She was still in operation in 1954. (Information from "Ships with New Zealand Association: Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ships" by Rex Hardy.)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Athenic(PFP-015784)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: RMS Athenic. Copyright. A3799

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