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Sailing ship Wairoa being towed into Port Chalmers, 1890s?

Reference Number: 1/1-002536-G

The Wairoa being towed into Port Chalmers by two tugboats, the funnel amidships being that of the second tugboat. Photograph taken by David Alexander De Maus in 1890s? In this image she is rigged as a barque, though according to Alan Bott in "The sailing ships of the New Zealand Shipping Co", and "Crossed flags" by W A Laxon et al. she was not reduced to a barque until 1897, after she had been purchased by a Norwegian company and renamed "Winnipeg".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Wairoa (Ship. 1875-1895), Otago Harbour, Sailing ships - New Zealand - Otago Region and Tugboats - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Wairoa(PFP-022692)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: "Wairoa." Towing to Dunedin; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 541

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