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Name: Henry, Joe
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published 1990

Source: New Zealand marine news 1990 Volume 40 Number 1   Pages 7-10, 47-51
Title:When there was Steam in the Union Steam Ship Co. of NZ Ltd. Reminiscences of Youth
Article Abstract:Recollections from the author of working for the Union Steam Ship Company as an office junior in Wellington from 1946.
P.7.The author notes that there were 43 vessels in the company's fleet in January 1946, and lists 33 of them with brief details of the activities of each of them at that time.

P.8. Also covered are the NARBADA, belonging to a subsidiary company, and the two vessels of the United Baltic Corporation Ltd of which the Union Company was the agent.

P.9. Includes a list (without further detail) of vessels on charter to the Union Company, all employed in the trans-Pacific trade in January 1946.
P.47.Brief details are given of the ships and activities of the Eastern and Australian Steamshp Co. Ltd.

Also of foreign vessels chartered by the New Zealand Government to import coal during the 1946-47 period, appointing the Union Company as its agent
The author also shares his recollections of some of the waterfront and shipping personalities he encountered in the course of his duties which included visiting vessels in the port.


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