The steam ship "Aorangi", 1883
Reference Number: 1/2-017288-G
The RMS "Aorangi". Taken by an unidentified photographer in 1883.
Kinnear, James Hutchings, 1877-1946 :Negatives of Auckland shipping, boating and scenery, Reference Number PAColl-3053 (100 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The RMS "Aorangi" was a steamer of 4268 tons. She was built in 1883 by Messrs. John Elder & Company Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, for the New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd, and was used to provide a passenger service between Great Britain and New Zealand. She was sold to the shipping firm of James Huddart in 1896 and them to the Union Steam Ship Company in 1910. She was then sold to Admirality and scuttled at Orkney Islands in 1915.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service387. Aorangi(PFP-001899)
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