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Sailing ship "Opawa" berthed at Port Chalmers.

Reference Number: 1/1-002526-G

The sailing ship "Opawa" alongside the Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Export Stores building at Port Chalmers. Taken by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Opawa (Ship. 1876-1899), Port Chalmers, Shipping and Sailing ships - 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

Historical Notes: The "Opawa" was built in 1876 and weighed 1076 tons gross. She was operated by the New Zealand Shipping Company between 1876 and 1899. She was torpedoed in the North Sea 14 March 1917. (Information from back of file print.)

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 Pictorial Reference Service387. Opawa(PFP-001948)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: "Opawa."; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 546

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