Monday, September 18, 2017

on the 'Monowai' in the Tasman Sea, circa 1960

This was a ship of the (NZ-owned) Union Steam Ship Company, whose trans-Tasman passenger services, like those of the Australian-owned Huddart Parker Line, succumbed to competition from the airlines in the early 1960s.

For lots more, see our maritime books, in particular the forthcoming All at Sea.

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