Elginshire Wreck 1892

Elginshire Wreck 1892 ELGINSHIRE, steamer : On the morning of March 9, 1892, the steamer struck on a reef about 200 yards from the shore off Normanby Point. …

Endeavour Wreck 1795

Endeavour Wreck 1795 ENDEAVOUR, ship: The loss of this vessel in Facile Harbour, Dusky Sound, in October, 1795 the first recorded instance of a shipwreck on …

Holmglen Wreck 1959

Holmglen Wreck 1959 HOLMGLEN, motor vessel: In a strong southerly wind and a moderate to rough seaconditions not so bad as to prevent smaller craft from …

Konini Wreck 1924

Konini Wreck 1924 KONINI, steamer: At 1.33 a.m. on December 22, 1924, in heavy rain and pitch darkness, the steamer, on her maiden voyage from England to New …

Kotare Wreck 1931

Kotare Wreck 1931 KOTARE, steamer: The vessel, which was not in commission, was anchored about 100 yards off shore in Patersons Inlet, Stewart Island, when she …

Maid of Otago Wreck 1886

Maid of Otago Wreck 1886 MAID OF OTAGO, schooner: Totally wrecked on Howells Rocks, off Stirling Point, Bluff Harbour, on September 23, 1886. The schooner was …

The Manuka Wreck 1903

The Manuka Wreck 1903 The Manuka, No. 117,582, was a steel, twinscrew steamer of 4,534 tons gross and 2,813 tons net register, built at Dumbarton in 1903 by …

Ocean Chief Wreck 1862

Ocean Chief Wreck 1862 OCEAN CHIEF, ship : The ship sailed from Melbourne on January 2, 1862, for Bluff Harbour, with 4,000 sheep, arriving on the evening of …

Okta wreck 1913

Okta wreck 1913 OKTA, barque : When bound to Falmouth, England, by the customary trade route round Cape Horn, the barque was totally wrecked on September 18, …

Scotia

Scotia SCOTIA, steamer : The steamer was on a passage from Melbourne when, at 11.30 p.m. on June 2, 1864, she stranded on the reef off Stirling Point, Bluff …

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