Slide: MV COLVILLE, Great Barrier Island; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.2


Slide: MV COLVILLE, Great Barrier Island

About this object

MV COLVILLE moored at Tryphena wharf, Great Barrier Island. Photographer's caption: "Taken at Typhena (sic) Great Barrier Island during a stopover due to bad weather at Moko Hinau. The COLVILLE serviced the Hauraki Gulf lights after the fleet auxiliary HAURAKI finished."
Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.

Place Made

Great Barrier Island


Murray Williscroft

Inscription and Marks

1. COLVILLE, Annotation, Hand-written


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 50 W 50mm (H 1 15/16 W 1 15/16in)

Object Type


Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Coastal shipping/[Shipping]

Subject and Association Keywords

Mokohinau Islands/Hauraki Gulf/Auckland Region/New Zealand

Medium and Materials

35mm Slide/Film/Photographic, Audio and Visual, 0 - Whole


Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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