The Wireless News. Souvenir Edition. R.M.S. Tahiti. Union Royal Mail Line

By: R. M. S. Tahiti

Price: NZ$362.50

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Tears and chips to margins of wrappers and first leaf.; Memorabilia from one year before the loss of the vessel. [36] pages. Page dimensions: 286 x 214mm. Also included is a "Souvenir Programme" for a "Combined Conert, Dance, Prize-Giving and Farewell Evening" on the Second Saloon Deck, July 31st, 1929. The programme has the signatures and addresses of 17 passengers, including passengers from England, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Bermuda. Also included is a ephemera for the Tahiti Cup Meeting of the RMS Tahiti Jockey Club, 25 July 1929. The RMS Tahiti was a New Zealand passenger steam ship. It sailed between San Francisco and Sydney, stopping at New Zealand and Tahiti. In August 1930 the ship sank 400 miles from Rarotonga, after a propeller shaft broke and created a hole in the stern of the ship. All passengers were saved. [Internet Reference: wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?32137]. "As our 7,330 mile journey draws to a close and San Francisco, metaphorically speaking, is within walking distance, we take this opportunity of presenting a resume of the good ship's progress on this memorable trip which commenced on the afternoon of July 12th at Sydney." - page (7). ; 8vo

Title: The Wireless News. Souvenir Edition. R.M.S. Tahiti. Union Royal Mail Line

Author Name: R. M. S. Tahiti

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Pacific Ocean, RMS Tahiti: 1929

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 10862