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Ville de Papeete

Ville de Papeete

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Dignitaries assembled for launch of Ville De Papeete in November 1928 at Ayr Harbour Shipyard. For a report of the event see the 'Ayrshire Post' 16/11/1928. The Ville De Papeete was built for the Compaigne Francais des Phosphates de l'Oceanie, Paris. It was a 500 ton, single screw vessel for service between Papeete (Tahiti) and Makatia (Society Islands). The launch was performed by Mademoiselle Suzanne Touze, daughter of the company president, M. Etienne Touze.

Date To

1928 November 14th

Theme

Industry

Subtheme 1

Construction

Subtheme 2

Ship building

Subtheme 3

Place

Ayr Harbour

Parish

Ayr

Format

Photo

Resource Type

Black & White Print

Source

Carnegie Library

Reference

S040

Relate Image Reference

S043

Creator

N/K

Commissioned by

N/K

Copyright Holder

©copyright South Ayrshire Libraries

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