Film negative: Mr Laidlaw, ship "Karetu" in Cass Bay

Standish and Preece
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08 Nov 1984
Mr Laidlaw, ship "Karetu" in Cass Bay (copy)
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On further reflection the location Cass Bay seems most unlikely as this is beyond the Port of Lyttelton and has acted as a bathing beach and a place for mooring yachts. There are no wharves so why any vessel this size go there. Shag reef would be another small mpediment to this location. On the other hand it looks like Ripapa Island behind her stern, so better just to say she is in Lyttelton Harbour

- Lex Calder

Posted on 13-07-2020 02:12:15

Karetu, Built 1964, 3222 GRT ( Gross Registered Tons ) at the Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co, of Hong Kong Ltd. Hong Kong. for the Union Steam Ship Company

- Lex Calder

Posted on 13-07-2020 00:12:17

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