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 …

AHURIRI 1871

AHURIRI 1871 AHURIRI, steamer : Sailed from Oamaru, on November 22, 1871, bound for Dunedin with a large cargo, which included four valuable racehorses. …

Bruce Wreck 1875

Bruce Wreck 1875 BRUCE, steamer: When bound from Timaru to Dunedin, the steamer encountered very thick fog, and shortly before 3 a.m. on October 16, 1875, …

Cezarewitch Wreck 1876

Cezarewitch Wreck 1876 CEZAREWITCH, barque : Loaded with railway iron, the barque sailed from Bluff on June 8, 1876, making water at the rate of one inch per …

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