Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Maritime History of Port Nelson, New Zealand

I was searching for when photos were first captured and printed in Malaya and Singapore. I came across another unexpected website that had ships arriving at Port Nelson, South Island in NZ as chronicled by the Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle. The Nelson Examiner was first published on the 12th of March, 1842. The images of 1850s-1860s were wood engravings. The B/W photos were from after 1870s. Communication was by telegraph. Steamers plied between Australian and NZ ports. Ships from London sailed via Suez to India to Melbourne to Port Nelson.

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