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RMS Athenic, 18 June 1908

Reference Number: 1/1-001069-G

The steam ship RMS "Athenic". Taken by David James Aldersley.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to David James Aldersley, Athenic (Ship. Built 1903), Shipping, Ships and Steamships.

Part of:
RMS Athenic, Reference Number 1/1-001069-G (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The "Athenic" was built in 1901 by Messrs. Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for the Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd. She was a twin screw, 4 masted steamer of 12.345 tons gross and 7.600 tons net register. She was sold in 1930 to the Norwegian Whaling Co and renamed "Pelagos". She was captured by a German Raider in WWII and was returned after the war. She was still in operation in 1954. (Information from "Ships with New Zealand Association: Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ships" by Rex Hardy.)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service387. Athenic. 1908(PFP-001900)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - RMS Athenic. Protected 18.6.08. Aldersley.

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