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Nelson ships and World War I
Port Nelson, Nelson shipping and Nelson seamen, had a role to play during World War I. Wave the Red Duster Each year on 3 September, New Zealand acknowledges the Merchant...Read more about "Nelson ships and World War I"...
Robert Tod of Todds Valley
Merchant, shipbroker and commission agent, Robert Tod, left his home in Glasgow in the 1820s and lived in Egypt prior to coming to New Zealand. He arrived in...Read more about "Robert Tod of Todds Valley"...
Memories of Port Nelson
As a young lad, fishing off the wharves was a pastime enjoyed. The two Nelson ferries were coal burners, you would see the coal hulk tied up on...Read more about "Memories of Port Nelson"...
The Brownlees enterprise
William Brownlee, and later his son John's, sawmilling enterprise was far more of a struggle than most reports suggest[marlborough-nelson-timber-pioneers/]. The Brownlee family, with a number of close relatives, who...Read more about "The Brownlees enterprise"...
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"...