Kōrero: Otago region

The SS Elderslie

The SS Elderslie

The SS Elderslie, named after a North Otago sheep station, was custom-built for the frozen meat trade from Ōamaru to the United Kingdom. It was the first steamer to carry refrigerated meat to the UK.

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North Otago Museum
Reference: 1908/30

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Wool and farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/22642/the-ss-elderslie (accessed 5 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015