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Steamship Talune at the Napier breakwater, 2 January 1908

Reference Number: 1/2-080543-F

The steamship Talune at the Napier breakwater on the 2nd of January, 1908. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Talune (Ship. 1890-1925), Napier Harbour, Steamships and Shipping - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

Part of:
Watt, T (Miss), fl 1978 :Photographs of Wellington and Napier scenes, Reference Number PAColl-5334 (41 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Talune (also known as the Talune I) was built in 1890 and was 2087 tons. Shw was purchased in 1891 by the Union Steamship Company Ltd. In 1925 she was sold to shipbreakers and her hull was sunk at Waikokopu to form a breakwater. (Information from `Ships with New Zealand Association, Vol 7", No 141, by Rex Hardy)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Talune. 1908(PFP-014166)

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