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Wreck of the Melanesian Mission schooner "Southern Cross" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by PapersPast, Wellington Independent, Wellington Independent, 17 July 1860   
Tuesday, 29 September 2009

[From the New Zealander June 23.]

...from 2 a. m. till daylight we remained at the mast's head in the most dreadful suspense; as day dawned we discovered we were in a bay...

The Rev. B.Y. Ashwell, whose name is so well known in connection with the mission on the Waikato, and Mr. Kerr (formerly of H. M. navy, now acting as supercargo in this fine vessel), called at our office last night, and left with us the following account of her melancholy wreck; happily, it will be seen, unaccompanied with any loss of life, and with some of the moveable property saved. The vessel lies bedded in soft sand. Captain Grange remains at Ngunguru.

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