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Stella Maris 1952

Stella Maris 1952 STELLA MARIS, fishing vessel: At 9 p.m. on July 18, 1952, the vessel ran aground near Tewais Point, opposite the entrance to Bluff Harbour, …

Marlborough 1963

Marlborough 1963 MARLBOROUGH, fishing vessel: The crew were lifting crayfish pots off Mokinui Island, off the south-west coast of Stewart Island, on September …

Lena 1963

Lena 1963 LENA, fishing vessel: During an easterly gale on June 1, 1963, the Lena developed a serious leak and about 3.30 p.m. was beached in Patersons Inlet, …

Lloyds Herald 1878

Lloyds Herald 1878 LLOYD’S HERALD, schooner: The vessel sailed from Catlins River on May 12, 1878, for Port Molyneux, and ran to Nugget Point, where she …

Franklin Belle 1874

Franklin Belle 1874 FRANKLIN BELLE, ketch : The ketch was driven ashore at Oamaru on June 20 during heavy weather and became a complete wreck. A terrific sea …

Mary VanEvery 1874

Mary VanEvery 1874 MARY VAN EVERY, schooner: On March 6, 1874, the schooner attempted to cross the Clutha River bar in tow of the steamer Lady of the Lake, the …

Englands Glory 1881

Englands Glory 1881 ENGLAND’S GLORY, barque : Disaster finally overtook the barque England’s Glory at the end of a long and eventful passage …

Duke of Sutherland 1882

Duke of Sutherland 1882 DUKE OF SUTHERLAND, barque : When lying in the roadstead at Timaru on the evening of May 2, 1882, the barque struck the ground, and …

Ben Venue 1882

Ben Venue 1882 BEN VENUE, ship : Sunday, May 14, 1882, was a memorable date in the history of Timaru, marking as it did the third shipwreck at the port during …

Ann Gambles 1878

Ann Gambles 1878 ANN GAMBLES, barque : The vessel sailed from Gravesend on January 26, 1878, and the South West Cape was sighted on May 15, the wind then …

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