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Launching of the yacht Rona in 1893, Auckland, 1893

Reference Number: 1/2-147729-F

Photograph taken from a captioned reproduction (photographer unidentified) showing the launching of the yacht Rona in 1893, from Logan's shipyard in Auckland. The caption to the image reads: `The launching of the 5 rater Rona in 1893. Designed by the Scottish genius, G L Watson, and built by Robert Logan, senior, this veteran cutter, still sound in plank, races in Wellington to-day and frequently crosses the notorious Cook Strait during her visits to the Sounds. She is a striking example of Logan workmanship combined with the great lasting qualities of the kauri pine timber.'

Key terms:
1 image, related to Robert Logan, Rona (Yacht), Auckland City, Shipyards and Boats and boating.

Part of:
Prince, H R :Photographs relating to Wellington Harbour and yachting, Reference Number PAColl-2043 (11 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Rona.(PFP-030543)

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