Photograph: MV COLVILLE at Mokohinau; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.33
Photograph: MV COLVILLE at MokohinauAbout this object
MV COLVILLE, moored alongside Moko Hinau, captained by Bunty Brown. Vessel described by photographer as a 'lighthouse tender ex Fairmile and whalechaser. Would roll on wet grass. Known as the chunder bus.'
Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.
"Moko Hinau 1964/65. 'MV Colville' Capt Bunty Brown lighthouse tender ex Fairmile and wale (sic) chaser. Would roll on wet grass. Known as the chunder bus", Caption, AdheredMeasurements
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 130 W 90mm (H 5 1/8 W 3 9/16in)
Black and White Print/Photographic Print/Photographic, Audio and Visual, 0 - Whole
Murray WilliscroftCredit Line
Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.Object number