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The ships Delphic, Nile and Thomas-Henry

Reference Number: 1/1-003320-G

The steamships Delphic (large boat at rear) and Nile and the ship Thomas-Henry. Taken by David Alexander De Maus at Port Chalmers.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Nile (Ship), Delphic (Ship. 1897-1917), Thomas-Henry (Ship), Port Chalmers and Steamships.

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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The SS Delphic was built in 1897 by Messrs. Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland, for the White Star Line. She was jointly owned by the White Star and Shaw, Savill & Albion lines. During the Boer war she carried troops and horses from England to South Africa. On August 1917, she was torpedoed 135 miles off Bishop Rock, and went down with the loss of five lives.

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. Delphic(PFP-002565)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: TSS "Delphic" 8273 tons. SS "Nile". "Thomas-Henry" 237 Tons at Port Chalmers

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