New Zealand ship SENORITA

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When: 01 January 1900

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This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. The Hall collection combines photographs from both William J Hall and his father William Frederick Hall. The images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes studio portraits and images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races.

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Object number: ANMS1092[030]


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    • 05/Jul/2013 09:39:22

    good capture

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    • 08/Jul/2016 07:31:42

    Here's some information for you on the Senorita SHIP'S CAREER ENDED. BARQUENTINE SENORiTA, OLD HULL CONDEMNED. After 28 years sea service and six years as a coal hulk, the career of usefulness of the three-masted barquefttine Senorita has ended. She has been and within a few days her hull will "be towed to the Hauraki Gulf and will be stranded on a beach to rust away. The Senorita is a steel vessel and was built at Inverkeithing in 1893. Her tonnage was 350 gross- During the latter part of her "sea career she was engaged in the intercolonial trade, taking timber from New Zealand to Australia and returning "With coal or general cargo. Her last voyage ended when she reached Auckland from Melbourne on March 4, 1920. After discharge of her cargo she was moored in the stream and dismantled. The same year the vessel was sold to J. J. Craig, Ltd., who converted her into a coal hulk. SHIP'S CAREER ENDED. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXIV, Issue 19604, 5 April 1927, Page 8