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Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society



  • Existence: 1973 - Present


The tug was built in 1906 and worked Lyttelton harbour until 1970.The Society was incorporated in 1973 for the restoration, preservation and operation of the tug. Since preservation work was completed, the tug has been used for trips around Lyttelton and charters for day or night cruises by public groups. Throughout the summer season usually from Christmas to April or May, the Society operates a Sunday afternoon harbour cruise to the Lyttelton Heads.

Tolerton, N. (2007). Lyttelton Icon, 100 Years of the Steam Tug Lyttelton. Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society
Lyttelton Harbour, Whakaraupo. (n.d.). Steam Tug Lyttelton.
Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society. (n.d.). About Us, The History.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society records

Identifier: Arch 0678
Scope and Contents

The records of the Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society includes minutes; reports; financial papers; correspondence; newsletters; logbooks; engineering drawings and newspaper cuttings.

Dates: 1973-1999