New Zealand Maritime Index

Source: New Zealand Marine News
Reference ID:1503021
Publisher:W C Comber
Page:29 - 30
Title: Port News: Bluff
Author: Downes, M E
Abstract: News of recent (summer 1963-64) ship arrivals and other events in the port of Bluff. Events covered in the items include details of an explosion in electrical equipment aboard a large tanker leaving port, the fifth and last new mechanical meat loader at the port now made operational by contractors William Cable Ltd .Details of the new shipping being attracted into Southland with the beginning of the giant Manapouri-Doubtful Sound tailrace tunnel scheme, requiring the delivery of heavy equipment and the use of one vessel as a floating hostel for construction workers in Doubtful Sound. Remaining items are on visiting ships of interest.
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