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The ship Prince of Wales in Picton Harbour, [ca 1910]

Reference Number: 1/2-017167-F

The ship `Prince of Wales' in Picton Harbour, circa 1910. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Prince of Wales (Ship), Picton, Ships - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region and Shipping - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region.

Part of:
Shipping photographs, Reference Number PAColl-2197 (26 digitised items)
Layton, Frederick G, d 1923 : Shipping photographs, Reference Number PA-Group-00178 (27 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "Freezing ship: `P of W' lying in Picton Harbour. This ship was built by the Hudson Bay Co in 1857; & was very strongly constructed for the ice - shee had a 9' of solid oak in the bows, had twin screw compoind engines & steamed 4.5-5.5 knots. She was bought to NZ by Messrs Nelson Bros and used up and down the coast as a depot freezing ship. Had a very comfortable accomodation. [Was] a hulk in Wellington's harbour."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Prince of Wales(PFP-022944)

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