Forrest Hall 1909

Forrest Hall 1909 FORREST HALL, ship : On the morning of February 27, 1909, when bound from Newcastle to Antofagasta, Chile, with a cargo of 3,127 tons of …

Harriet King 1872

Harriet King 1872 HARRIET KING, brigantine : Stranded near Port Charles, Cape Colville Peninsula, on July 4, 1872, and became a total wreck. A south-west gale …

Kaitawa 1966

Kaitawa 1966 KAITAWA, motor vessel: The collier was on a passage from Westport to Portland, Whangarei, when, on the night of May 23, 1966, disaster overtook …

Karu 1926

Karu 1926 KARU, steamer: The vessel left Whangape on February 27, 1926, bound for Sydney with a cargo of timber, and when a few hours out encountered very …

Kia Ora 1908

Kia Ora 1908 KIA ORA, schooner : Stranded and became a total wreck on Nelson Rock, Kawau Island, on December 14, 1908, three of her crew of four being drowned. …

L Alcmene 1851

L Alcmene 1851 L’ALCMENE, French corvette: When bound from Tasmania to Whangaroa, where she was to load kauri spars, the corvette was totally wrecked …

Lena 1957

Lena 1957 LENA, auxiliary scow: While bound from Coromandel to Auckland with a cargo of timber, the scow Lena capsized five miles east of Waiheke Island, …

Manaia 1926

Manaia 1926 Manaia, steamer: When on one of her usual passages from Taurana to Auckland the steamer went ashore on Slipper Island, off the Coromandel …

Marwell 1870

Marwell 1870 MARWELL. cutter: On February 2, 1870, the cutter stranded on a rock off Tiritiri Is., Hauraki Gulf, during a strong north-easterly breeze, and …

Muritai 1908

Muritai 1908 MURITAI, steamer: Just before daybreak on May 27, 1908, the steamer struck on West Chicken Island, one of the Hen and Chickens Group. The steamer …

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