H.M.N.Z.S. Canterbury

H.M.N.Z.S. Canterbury The RNZN HMNZS Canterbury was a Leander Class Frigate built in Scotland for the Royal New Zealand Navy and commissioned in 1971. She was …

Paku 1878

Paku 1878 PAKU, cutter: The vessel sailed from New Plymouth on June 30, bound for Onehunga, and was never seen or heard of again. On July 16 an oar marked …

Brothers 1868

Brothers 1868 BROTHERS, schooner : The vessel is officially recorded as having been sunk at Waiheke Island about 1868, but it is not known whether she was …

Waipu 1874

Waipu 1874 WAIPU, cutter: The heavy gale which swept Auckland Harbour on the night of February 7, 1874, also accounted for the loss of at least one small …

James A.Stewart 1880

James A.Stewart 1880 content JAMES A. STEWART, brigantine : Went ashore on the North Spit, Kaipara Heads, on October 7, 1880, and became a total loss. Her crew …

Buffalo 1840

Buffalo 1840 BUFFALO, H.M.S.: On the morning of July 28, 1840, the ship was totally wrecked at Mercury Bay, two of her crew-a man named Charles More and a boy …

Stanley 1952

Stanley 1952 STANLEY, lighter: When being towed by the launch Barbara W. from Mangawau, Northland, to Auckland, the lighter foundered in 15 fathoms of water …

Fanny Thornton 1880

Fanny Thornton 1880 FANNY THORNTON, ketch: On May 23, 1880, the ketch stranded just outside the South Head, Hokianga Harbour, and became a total wreck. The …

Fanny Kelly 1886

Fanny Kelly 1886 FANNY KELLY, ketch : Totally wrecked on a reef off Kauri Head, Whangarei, on February 3, 1886, with the loss of four lives, those of a woman …

Taupo 1879

Taupo 1879 TAUPO, steamer: When entering Tauranga Harbour on the morning of February 18, 1879, the steamer struck a rock near Stony Point. Several holes were …

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