Story: Shipbuilding

The Earnslaw at Kingston (2nd of 3)

The Earnslaw at Kingston

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

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Gavin McLean, 'Shipbuilding - The iron and steel era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jul 2015