Painting of the John Williams VI

Scope and Content

Original watercolour painting of the John Williams VI at night, 41cm x 33cm, by Padden.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bought in 1948, the John Williams VI was named by Princess Margaret. She was a small cargo boat purchased from the government, 140ft long, 26ft wide, and 11ft deep. She displaced 480 tons and had a 4 cylinder diesel engine.

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