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"Queen of the South" was an iron screw steamer of 198 tons gross and 121 tons net register, built at Paisley Scotland in 1877. Her dimensions were: length 126.2 feet; beam 22.1 feet; depth 7.8 feet. Her engines were 40 hp. She was employed in the Wellington-Foxton trade and later on on the Wellington-Lyttleton run. She was wrecked on a reef about 3 miles WSW of Cape Campbell lighthouse at 5 pm, 10th May 1919.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Shi3_008041
Title
Coastal Steamer "Queen of the South" at Foxton
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Shi 3
Date
1902

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Foxton

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