Story: Shipbuilding

The Earnslaw at Kingston (2nd of 3)

The Earnslaw at Kingston

Once the parts of the Earnslaw had been assembled to see if they fitted together, they were railed to Kingston on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, where the ship was assembled and completed.

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Gavin McLean, 'Shipbuilding - The iron and steel era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7043/the-earnslaw-at-kingston (accessed 27 May 2019)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 20 Jul 2015