Thr Colony’s Wreck Register. During the past year 82 casualties were reported to the Marine Office, 78 of which occurred on or near the coasts of the colony. Of these, 32 affecting vessels of an aggregate of 5634 tons, were cases of total wreck ; while 46, affecting vessels of 6504 tons in all, were of partial loss only. The number of lives lost on or near the coasts of the colony was 25.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 14, 28 October 1879
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