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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Mock Naval Attack, Oamaru Harbour Mock Naval Attack, Oamaru Harbour
1886
"Naval attack on Oamaru Easter 1886". Mock naval attack on Oamaru during Easter revue, which was watched by 10,000 spectators. Half of these numbers were visitors who had arrived by train and boats from Dunedin for the occasion.
Torpedo Boat, Oamaru Harbour Torpedo Boat, Oamaru Harbour
1886
Torpedo boat, harbour, 1886. Built in Dunedin and took part in the mock battle. The torpedo which was fired in Oamaru was suspended out the side of the boat from the spur shown on the deck, which can be seen in the photograph.
Surf boats landing cargo, Oamaru Harbour Surf boats landing cargo, Oamaru Harbour
Circa 1869
"Surfboat Landing Stage about 1869". Sailing ships. Steam ships.
The ships Ocean Wave & Emulous wrecked  in Oamaru Harbour The ships Ocean Wave & Emulous wrecked in Oamaru Harbour
May 1874
Wrecks of Ocean Wave (3 May 1874) and Emulous (3 May 1874).
Ship wreck Emulous in Oamaru harbour Ship wreck Emulous in Oamaru harbour
1874
"Emulon's [sic]Brig wrecked 1874" Emulous. Wrecked twice in Oamaru, May and October 1874
Oamaru Harbour Oamaru Harbour
1873
Oamaru Harbour 1873. Breakwater. Crane. Railway.
Breakwater Construction Breakwater Construction
1874
Building the breakwater, 1874. Preparation - mainly land reclamation at the shore end - began in 1871. First block laid 10 September 1872. Large crane (built by Kincaid and McQueen) arrived 3 August 1873. Railway line to the breakwater completed 1873. By 1874 length of breakwater completed to 300 feet. Labelled Forrester Estate
Oamaru Harbour Oamaru Harbour
1875
Breakwater and coastal traders, 1875. The approach road along the hillside formed in 1865-66 to give access to the original jetty.
Breakwater and MacAndrew Wharf Breakwater and MacAndrew Wharf
Circa 1880
View of harbour and Oamaru from above MacAndrew Wharf and the breakwater. S S Waitaki at right. S S St. Kilda at left. Cross wharf under construction at left.
One of eight photographs fixed to two album pages, Forrester Estate.
Oamaru Harbour Oamaru Harbour
Circa 1904
"1363 Oamaru". Harbour. Cross wharf. Normanby Wharf. Sumpter Wharf. Progress (dredge).
Oamaru Harbour Oamaru Harbour
Circa 1906
Breakwater. Cross wharf. Normanby wharf. Sumpter wharf. Mole. Progress (dredge). About 1906.
Oamaru Harbour and Breakwater Oamaru Harbour and Breakwater
1885
"Dunedin", near the north mole, at 1250 tons was the largest vessel to visit Oamaru at that time. View over ships in the harbour toward Oamaru. MacAndrew Wharf and breakwater at right, Sumpter, Normanby and Cross wharves from left. North mole in the background. Dredge "Progress".
Holmes Wharf opening, SS Waiwera Holmes Wharf opening, SS Waiwera
07 Jun 1907
S S Waiwera at opening of Holmes' wharf, 7 June 1907.
Holmes Wharf, unidentified ship Holmes Wharf, unidentified ship
1900-1910?
Steam ship (unidentified) at Holmes wharf. Pleasure craft.
Launch of boat Leader at Cross Wharf Launch of boat Leader at Cross Wharf
1934
Launching of boat Leader at Cross wharf, 1934. Builders of the boat are from left: George Boaden, Joe Martyn, Jim Williams. Leader Ou.
Launch of boat Leader at Cross Wharf Launch of boat Leader at Cross Wharf
1934
Boat Leader at Cross wharf, 1934 (?).
George Boaden's pleasure craft Lily, near breakwater. George Boaden's pleasure craft Lily, near breakwater.
1900-1910?
George Boaden's pleasure craft "Lily" near breakwater.
S S Waipa (barque), S S Lettau [sic], S S Plaedous [sic] Pleiades (?) S S Waipa (barque), S S Lettau [sic], S S Plaedous [sic] Pleiades (?)
Dec 1893
S S Waipa (barque), S S Lettau [sic], S S Plaedous [sic] Pleiades (?), taking wool home. (Although rigged as ship, barque, etc., if steam-assisted, then the prefix SS appears to apply.)
Federal Cycle and Motor Works Federal Cycle and Motor Works
Circa 1920
Federal Cycle & Motor Works. Staff, motor car. Man at left George Boaden. Car is a 1911 Vulcan.
 A & D Bisset Butchers, Oamaru A & D Bisset Butchers, Oamaru
Circa 1894
Bisset's Butcher's shop, corner of Thames and Usk Streets, c. 1894.
On horse cart at left - Alex Sinclair. Mr A Bisset on horse in front of door. T Brookes on horse, holding stock whip. Duncan Bisset on cart at right. Dog sitting near cart. Pig heads on both carts. Man in doorway of Shamrock Hotel. A & D Bisset occupied the corner shop from about 1893 to 1896.
Family Grocer & Baker - the grocer's shop next door vacant at time of photograph (owned by J McDowell in the 1880s). Beyond were the premises of M McLoughlin, Dress & Mantle Maker (until 1897). The Shamrock Hotel at right was built in 1873; the licence was refused in 1893. This was later a boarding house.
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