Harriet Leathart 1848

Harriet Leathart 1848 HARRIET LEATHART, schooner : The vessel sailed from Manukau on October 7, 1848 for Wanganui, off which she arrived on October 17, having …

Matilda 1848

Matilda 1848 MATILDA, cutter : The cutter, from Manawatu, with a cargo of wheat, was caught in a south-east gale which arose suddenly on the evening of May 6, …

Halcione 1896

Halcione 1896 HALCIONE, barque : Late on the night of January 8, 1896, the barque, 90 days out from London with a cargo of general merchandise, struck on the …

Grasmere 1895

Grasmere 1895 GRASMERE, barque: When on a voyage tram Newcastle, N.S.W., to Wellington with a cargo of coal the barque was totally wrecked oil Cape Terawhiti …

Defender 1918

Defender 1918 DEFENDER, steamer : On the morning of August 2, 1918, fire was discovered in the forehold of the steamer, lying at King’s Wharf, …

Cyrus 1874

Cyrus 1874 CYRUS, barque : Totally wrecked during a terrific gale on the night of March 7, 1874, between Lyall Bay and Sinclair Head, with the loss of five …

Ben avon 1093

Ben avon 1093 BEN AVON, barque: On November 11, 1903, a report was received in Wellington that the barque was ashore near Cape Palliser, with all sails set and …

Devon 1913

Devon 1913 DEVON, steamer: When entering Wellington Harbour on the night of August 25, 1913, the steamer went ashore about 8.15 p.m. near the .lowlevel light …

Earl of Southesk 1874

Earl of Southesk 1874 EARL OF SOUTHESK, barque : While attempting to enter Wellington Harbour on the afternoon of May 28, 1874, the barque struck heavily on …

Emma Sims 1907

Emma Sims 1907 EMMA SIMS, ketch: On May 18, 1907, the ketch stranded on the south-east end of Mana Island and became a total wreck. The vessel was on a passage …

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