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Vessel ID: 580000003
Vessel Type: Paddle steamer
Tonnage: 82 gross
Owner: Nelson & Marlborough Steam Navigation Company
Built: 1856
Builder: Richardson Duck & Company, Stockton
Date of Fate: 16 Jan 1868
Type of Fate: Wrecked
Place of Fate: Long Reef off New Plymouth
Region of Fate: Taranaki coast
Vessel Abstract: Built as TASMANIAN MAID for F A Ducroz of London. 1861 sold to Nelson & Marlborough Steam Navigation Company of Nelson. 25 May 1862 wrecked on Wairau River bar. Wreck sold and salved. 1863 sold to New Zealand Government and commissioned as H M Colonial Gunboat SANDFLY. 1865 sold to S Cochrane of Auckland and renamed TASMANIAN MAID. 1866 sold to Wm. Souter of Auckland. [Pages 7, 39]
Significant Date: 1863

Source: Steamers down the Firth 1966   Pages 1-44 ( Reference ID 800010025 )
Article Title:[Steamers Down the Firth - a Summary]
Article Abstract:A Short History of the Trade from Auckland to Clevedon and Outports, and in particular, of the Clevedon Steam Navigation Company.


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