Steam ship Somerset, [between 1911 - 1918]
Reference Number: 1/2-016288-G
The steam ship `Somerset' between 1911 and World War 1. Photograph taken by John Dickie.
Dickie, John, 1869-1942 :Collection of postcards, prints and negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3037 (196 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The `Somerset' was built in 1903 by John Brown & Co for the Federal Steam Navigation Company, the first ship of this name owned by the Federal Line. She was torpedoed in 1917 in World War I, and sunk off Ushant. (Information from`Ships with NZ Associations', Vol 2, 15; and internet: www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines.)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service387. Somerset(PFP-004360)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: S S Somerset
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