LYTTELTON

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The tug boat "Lyttelton" is an historic coal fired steam tugboat built in 1907 by Ferguson Brothers in Port Glasgow in Scotland for the Lyttelton Harbour Board in New Zealand. After many years of service dating back to working with the vessels of the early Antarctic explorers Scott and Shackleton she was on retirement taken over by her own Preservation Society whocontinue to operate her on regular Harbour excursions on Lyttelton and sometimes on trips around Banks Peninsula to Akaroa Harbour. The view above shows "Lyttelton" departing for a harbour excursion on 27th November 1999.

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LYTTELTON 1  1982 Envelope for Tug Lyttelton 75th Anniversary signed.   US$8

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LYTTELTON 2  1990 Cinderella sheet of Labels issued by Tug Lyttelton Society mint.   US$5

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LYTTELTON 3  1999 Postcard with Tug cinderella affixed and Lyttelton stamp posted.   US$4

Note: The stamp used on this postcard shows Lyttelton Harbour.

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LYTTELTON 4  1988 commercially used envelope with circular Tug cinderella affixed    US$3


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