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View of Helensville and the river. Ships SS Aotea, and Hazel Craig moored at the wharf., 1912

Reference Number: APG-1399-1/2-F

View across the Kaipara River towards Helensville and the railway station. Moored at the wharf are the sailing ship Hazel Craig, and SS Aotea. Another steamship (unidentified) is hauled from the water on the left. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, 1912. This image is a film negative copy taken from the print in Godber Album Vol 110, p 185 (PA1-q-103). The inscription beneath the image lists the ship to the right of the Hazel Craig as the SS Aotea, though note on the back of the file print reads "SS Aotea hauled out".

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1 image, related to Aotea (Ship), Hazel Craig (Ship), Helensville Railway Station, Helensville, Kaipara River, Rivers - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Cities and towns - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Steamships, Harbours - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Sailing ships.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative 16.25 x 11.75 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The SS Aotea is probably a steamship of 263 grt), schooner rigged, built at Pyrmont, Sydney, in 1898. Regitered at the Port of Sydney in 1898, and at the Port of Auckland in 1899. See "Index to the New Zealand Section of the Register of all British ships, 1840-1950", compiled by M N Watt.

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 "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 11. Waitemata Co. Helensville(PFP-026238)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Helensville and the River. "S.S. Aotea"

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