Photography by Denis Wilford

Chilean Navy Training Ship Esmeralda on a visit to Auckland.

Tall sailing ship Esmeralda moored at Auckland.

The Esmeralda was originally planned for the Spanish Navy in 1942 but was never completed and was offered to the Chilean Navy. Building was finished and she joined the Chilean Navy in 1954.

Taken 25th June, 1961.
Photo AC0091. Kodachrome II. f8;1/60.