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Seamen from the Wairata protesting about job losses due to its sale, 11 Sep 1967

Reference Number: EP-Labour-Seafarers-01

Seamen from the `Wairata', in Dunedin, protesting about job losses due to the sale of the freighter by the Union Steam Ship Company. Shows men on board the ship, by a sign reading "Another sellout. 42 more men unemployed. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wairata (Ship. 1947-1967), Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand, Rattray Street Wharf, Dunedin City, Sailors and Labour disputes.

Part of:
Seafarers, Reference Number EP-Labour-Seafarers (3 digitised items)
Labour, Reference Number EP-Labour (3 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 12.7 x 19.9 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The men initially refused to help move the ship from the Rattray Wharf to the Birch Street Wharf but later agreed to assist. Evening Post caption reads "the `Wairata', the third Union Steam Ship to be paid off in the last year..."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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