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 …

Tyne 1868

Tyne 1868 TYNE, schooner : The schooner went ashore at the entrance to Wellington Harbour on December 6, 1868, and became a total wreck. The Tyne was bound …

Subraon 1848

Subraon 1848 SUBRAON, barque: On October 26, 1848, the barque was totally wrecked at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, all hands being saved. The Subraon …

St Vincent 1869

St Vincent 1869 ST. VINCENT, ship : On the evening of February 14, 1869, the ship was totally wrecked in Palliser Bay, with the loss of 20 lives, the chief …

Opua 1926

Opua 1926 OPUA, steamer : The vessel was bound from Gisborne to Wellington when, at about 3 a.m. on October 2, 1926, she stranded at Tora, a small inlet 12 …

Magic 1921

Magic 1921 MAGIC, auxiliary scow: When beating up Wellington Harbour on March 26, 1921, the schooner became a total wreck on Inconstant Point, inside …

Willee Mclaren 1889

Willee Mclaren 1889 WILLIE McLAREN, barque : On the evening of October 5, 1889, the barque was totally wrecked at Wellington Heads. The vessel left Newcastle, …

Mermaid 1878

Mermaid 1878 MERMAID, ketch: Stranded on North Tata Island, Massacre (now Golden) Bay, on May 11, 1878, and became a total wreck. A moderate gale was blowing …

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