Repairs after fire on liner SS Gothic

Plywood partitions being installed in the officers' burnt out quarters aboard Gothic

Plywood partitions being installed in the officers’ burnt out quarters aboard Gothic to provide temporary cabins for the voyage home to Britain. Photograph taken in Wellington, circa 16 Aug 1968. Photo: Evening Post, Alexander Turnbull Library

Laying concrete over the deck of the fire-damaged liner Gothic.

Laying concrete over the deck of the fire-damaged liner Gothic in Wellington, circa 3 Sep 1968. Photo: Evening Post, Alexander Turnbull Library

Bridge of SS Gothic after repairs in Wellington

Bridge of SS Gothic after repairs in Wellington. Photo: W Cable Ltd, Alexander Turnbuill Library

Repairs to the bridge of the fire-damaged liner Gothic.

Repairs to the fire-damaged liner Gothic, circa 3 Sep 1968. Note the plates welded over several of the windows. Photo: Evening Post, Alexander Turnbull Library

Gothic in Wellington, around 5 Sep 1968, with fresh paint on her bridge

Gothic in Wellington, around 5 Sep 1968, with what appears to be fresh paint on her bridge. Photo: Evening Post, Alexander Turnbull Library