Wreck of Waikare, Stop Island, Southland

Duncan, Russell
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Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of the wreck of the steamer Waikare, which struck an uncharted rock between Indian Island [Mamaku] and Passage Inlet in Dusky Sound, Southland, on 4 January 1910. The Waikare beached on Stop Island to prevent her from foundering.

The photograph is mounted in an album containing images of New Zealand scenery.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued in an album.
Height x Width: 153 x 203mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Jan 1910-Feb 1910
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16341
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
Album 58, m96/6 - 4, 16341, 81858


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