Kōrero: Shipping

The Jane Gifford (1 o 2)

The Jane Gifford

Scows and small steamers (nicknamed ‘rock hoppers’ because of the dangerous harbours they served) connected outlying villages, farms and mines to the main ports. The scow Jane Gifford, shown here alongside the jetty at Great Barrier Island’s Port FitzRoy in 1924, was fully restored in 2009.

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Museum of Wellington City and Sea
Photograph by C. W. Hawkins

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Shipping - Sailing ships and inland vessels in the steam era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5680/the-jane-gifford (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jan 2016