Registration Papers, Prince of Wales

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Registration papers for the ship Prince of Wales.

1. Transference papers, 5 July 1905.
2. Registration papers: owners Nelson Brothers Limited (empowering William Nelson of Tomoana, Hawke's Bay, General Manager for Nelson Brothers Limited to sell the vessel at any port in N.Z.) 5 July 1903.
3. Certificate of Sale: William Nelson of Tomoana, Hawke's Bay, 22 April 1896.
4. Declaration of ownership: Ernest Gregory Pilcher, Wellington, 23 November 1905.
5. Extract from Port of London Authority describing a collection of ships figure-heads at Devonport, Auckland, December 1939.
6. Extract from White Wings - Fifty years of sail in the N.Z. Trade about the ship.
7. Letter - reply to H Warren (see below) about "Prince of Wales", 24 February 1942.
8. Letter to C Mitchell from H Warren re history of "Prince of Wales", 20 Feb 1942
9. Notes on the vessel.
10. Letter from H G Warren regarding history of the vessel. 16 February 1942.
11. Letter as above.
12. Letter re the history of the vessel. The hulk was given to a farmer at Queen Charlotte Sound for breaking up. 12.2.1942.
13. Letter from Blackball Coal Mines Proprietary Ltd, re removing the Prince of Wales from the Register of Shipping. 8 May 1936.
14. Letter to above re the ownership of the vessel. 1 May 1936.
15. Letter from E R Pilcher re ownership of the vessel, 20 April 1936.
16. Letter to E R Pilcher as above. 31 March 1936.
17. Memorandum from Collector of H.M. Customs re registration of the vessel. 30 March 1936.
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Printed and handwritten in black ink on paper.
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gifted by the New Zealand Customs Department
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