Kōrero: Shipping

Union Company pocket guide

Union Company pocket guide

By the 1880s anyone wanting to travel by sea around New Zealand, or across the Tasman to Australia, would have carried one of these – the Union Steam Ship Company’s monthly pocket guide, which listed its sailings and the timetables of government railways.

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Private collection, Gavin McLean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Shipping - The era of steam', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/5676/union-company-pocket-guide (accessed 28 September 2020)

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