ship

Boat Winch

Man in basket being lifted out of boat’s hull on to larger ship, or from larger ship to boat
Ladder hanging down the side of ship

Boat Winches

Two men attending to winches on board a ship

Harbour

Official photograph of earthquake damage

“G & R 160”

HMS “Veronica” berthed at Napier

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “Another view”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “Promenade deck”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “16” guns”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “Anti-aircraft gun”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “In the Bay”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “The largest battleship in the world!!!”

HMS Hood

HMS Hood off the coast of Napier during circumnavigation of the world, May 1924

Photo caption – “The largest battleship in the world!!!”

Ship at Ahuriri 1881

Topsail schooner “Frank Guy” at Port Ahuriri, 1881

Southern Cross off Napier

Southern Cross off Napier

SS Turakina 1906

People on SS Turakina, the ship AWS Longley sailed on from England, May 1906
Arrived in Wellington 2 June 1906

Steamer Compass

The compass was retrieved off the “Go Ahead” steamer which was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers in 1887.

Centre of compass reads –
CRUTCHED FRIARS
REYNOLDS & SON
LONDON

Steamer Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy and bell retrieved from the steamer “Go Ahead, which ran aground and was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers on 20 May 1887

Steamer Newspaper Article

“Go Ahead” passenger steamer was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers in 1887. Michael Gordon, son of Michael Scott Campbell Gordon, has the bell, compass and lifebuoy from the steamer.