Steam ship Pakeha at Port Chalmers, between 1910-1939
Reference Number: PAColl-7581-61
Steamship Pakeha photographed at Port Chalmers, by David Alexander De Maus between 1910-1939.
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.4 x 21.9 cm. Single negative
Historical Notes: Steamship Pakeha of 8115 tons, was built by Harland & Wolff of Belfast, for Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Transport duties during 1914-1918 war, for the East African Campaign. Laid up in 1939, and acquired by the Admiralty for conversion into dummy Royal Sovereign Class battleship. In 1941 converted to merchant ship, and renamed Empire Pakeha. Repurchased by Shaw, Savill & Albion Co., in 1946, and renamed Pakeha. Sold to British Iron & Steel for breaking up in 1950. (See back of file print 1/2-016750)
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
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