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The wrecked ship, Progress, in Ohiro Bay, Wellington, [1931]

Reference Number: 1/2-046423-G

The wreck of the ship 'Progress' in Ohiro Bay, Wellington, in 1931. People watch from the shore and the top of corrugated iron boat sheds, while others venture out in a dinghy to gain a closer view of the wreck as it is swamped by waves. Photographed by Sydney Charles Smith in 1931.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Progress (Ship) and Shipwrecks - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Gelatin dry plate negative.

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Ohiro bay. Possibly wreck of Progress on right - wrecked Ohiro bay 1931 (see NZ shipwrecks p 356)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Island Bay(PFP-010513)

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