20 April 1929
An “exciting” boat drill aboard S.S. Orford, during which Jane Shaw Blaikley ♀ observes a “fair sized shark circled round the ship” as two boats
manuouvered to collect buoys dropped overboard. Sources: 1
Thomson, Jane S. and Edward Allan Thomson. Diary of a Trip to New Zealand via New York, Panama, San Francisco, Vancouver: November 1928 - May 1929. London: Blue Gum Tree, 2018.