Born to go to sea
The Williams family The Williams family, who have lived and worked in the Nelson region since 1890 and successive generations have had a long association with the sea. Anchor...Read more about "Born to go to sea"...
Memories of the Mamaku
I worked as a deckhand on the Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company’s coaster Mamaku from 1955 to 1957, and during those years I took many photos of the...Read more about "Memories of the Mamaku"...
Ralph Watson and the Everetts of Nelson
At Home and Away during World War I: A Tale of Two Families Albert Edward (Bert) Everett was born in Nelson in 1857 and was the fifth of...Read more about "Ralph Watson and the Everetts of Nelson"...
*The Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company* Port Nelson. Nelson Provincial Museum, F N Jones Collection: 309919[assets/Your_stories/port-nelson-1.jpg]Port Nelson. Nelson Provincial Museum, F N Jones Collection: 309919 [with Anchor Foundry buildings] Click image...Read more about "Anchor Foundry "...
Roy Sowman's Lodge
In the early 1950s, Roy Sowman built a modest edifice on the edge of Neiman Creek on the Waimea estuary. What started out as a boatshed, from which...Read more about "Roy Sowman's Lodge"...
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