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Donkin & Co Ltd - Walker Gate, Newcastle on Tyne - Ordering spare parts, Quote No 6524

Date: 1930-1950
Dimensions:
Overall: 50 x 130 x 55 mm, 0.15 kg
Medium: Brass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from J McPhail
Object Name: Builder's plate
Object No: 00002656
Place Manufactured:Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Description
    A brass maker's plate. Inscribed 'Donkin & Co Ltd. Walker Gate, Newcastle on Tyne ordering spare parts, Quote No 6524'. Reverse inscribed 'Made in England'.
    SignificanceCaptain Reeves-Mcpahil served with the Union Line of ships.
    HistoryThe Union Company, Union Steam Ship Company (USS Co), or Union Line was started in Dunedin, New Zealand and was involved in the trans Tasman route.
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