Endon 1914

Endon 1914 ENDON, trawler : On December 2, 1914, the engines of the steam trawler Endon broke down in Napier Bay, and the vessel was washed ashore, becoming a …

Hydrabad 1878

Hydrabad 1878 HYDRABAD, ship : When bound from Lyttelton to Adelaide, the ship was driven ashore on June 24, 1878, a mile and a half north of the Horowhenua …

Nambucca 1905

Nambucca 1905 NAMBUCCA, steamer: When bound Iron Blenheim to Wellington with a cargo of wool anc chaff the steamer struck a rock near Sinclair Heac during …

Peiades 1899

Peiades 1899 PLEIADES, ship : In order to save the lives of those on board the vessel was run ashore on Akitio Beach, south of Cape Turnagain, on the morning …

Penguin 1909

Penguin 1909 The Penguin referred to by some today as New Zealand’s Titanic was a loss with one of the highest costs in human life both in number dead …

San Bartolo 1965

San Bartolo 1965 SAN BARTOLO, fishing vessel: After escorting a small boat across Cook Strait to Tory Channel, the San Bartolo was just inside Wellington Heads …

H.M.N.Z.S South Sea 1942

H.M.N.Z.S South Sea 1942 SOUTH SEA, H.M.N.Z.S., minesweeper: Or December 19, 1942, when coming out of Evan! Bay, Wellington Harbour, the South Sea came into …

Tui 1886

Tui 1886 TUI, steamer: When bound from Wellington to Foxton the Tui was wrecked one mile north of Pencarrow Lighthouse on the night of November 1, 1886. …

Tuvalu 1967

Tuvalu 1967 TUVALU, motor vessel: At 3.45 a.m. on January 11, 1967, the vessel ran aground on a rock and sand beach about 60 yards from jagged Honeycomb Rock, …

Waitaki 1887

Waitaki 1887 WAITAKI, steamer : When on a passage from Napier to Wellington the steamer went ashore at Black Head, near Cape Palliser, on April 23, 1887, and …

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