Napier Earthquake, Wrecked Wharf, with HMS Veronica

Maker
A B Hurst & Son
Production date
1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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The photograph shows damage to the railway line and wharf at Port Ahuriri, Napier, after the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. The Navy ship HMS Veronica is seen moored at the wharf where the seabed rose underneath her.
Production date
1931
Production period
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph
Measurements
Height x Width: 86 x 144mm
Subject period
Subject date
1931
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19
Other number(s)
19, 95375

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