MV Limerick, probably in the Christchurch region, 1925-1936
Reference Number: PAColl-5671-01
The MV Limerick, probably in the Christchurch region. Taken by an unknown photographer from the Sumner Photo Service between 1925-1936.
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 3, Reference Number PAColl-5671 (52 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: The Limerick was built in 1925 by W Hamilton and Company, Port Glasgow, for the Union Steam Ship Company. She was a twin screw motor ship of 8724 tons gross and 5500 tons net. The Limerick was transferred to the Indo Pacific Shipping Comapny in 1936 and was torpedoed off the coast of NSW, Australia, on 25 April 1943.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service387. Limerick(PFP-004480)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - beneath image: Limerick; Verso - centre: Sumner Photo Service 8. Wakefield Avenue
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