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Buchanan, Arthur Victor Buchanan, Arthur Victor
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May 1898

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Kawau (Steamship), Steamships, Holmes Brothers Limited, Buxton and Holgate, Allen, E F, McGregor Steamship Company, Pearce, I, Devonport Steam Ferry Company, Bradshaw, J, Rakiura Oyster Company, Railway Wharf, Kings Wharf, Auckland Farmers Freezing Company, Waitemata HarbourKawau (Steamship)SteamshipsHolmes Brothers LimitedBuxton and HolgateAllen, E FMcGregor Steamship CompanyPearce, IDevonport Steam Ferry CompanyBradshaw, JRakiura Oyster CompanyRailway WharfKings WharfAuckland Farmers Freezing CompanyWaitemata Harbour
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623.823 K (2)

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Showing the wooden steamer 'Kawau' (55 tons), built in 1891 by Holmes Brothers Limited at North Shore, Auckland for Buxton and Holgate of Kawau, being launched on 13 July 1891. Bought by Captain E.F. Allen on 25 April 1900. Sold to McGregor Steam Ship Company Limited of Auckland on 12 December 1903 and resold to Captain I.Pearce of Kaipara on 16 January 1905. In July 1908 she was purchased by the Devonport Steam Ferry Company Limited and was in their service until 12 December 1924 when she was sold to J.Bradshaw of the Rakiura Oyster Company of Bluff. This photograph was taken looking east towards the Railway Wharf (later Kings Wharf), Auckland. Showing the Auckland Farmers Freezing Company building in the distance (at right).