RMS Athenic, 18 June 1908
Reference Number: 1/1-001069-G
The steam ship RMS "Athenic". Taken by David James Aldersley.
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.
Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=5652). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.