Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


" + SOWCHBBIDGX, June 11. The brig Pakeha ran ashore on the Ninety Mile Beach, near Lake Ellesmere, at 9 o’clock this , morning. , Several of the fishermen went to the irreck with boats, to render assistance. They found the vessel a total wreck, and that all hands—supposed to have been seven- in number—except one man had'been drowned. The name of the survivor is Christian. He was found lying, on the beach, in an insensible state, and was brought to the hut occupied by the fishermen, and taken are of. Hh&Lytielton Times correspondent at Leestoni writes The brig Pakeha, .z 70 tons, bound from Kaipara to Dunedin, laden with timber, was wrecked on Saturday morning at 9 : o’clock, on Taumutu beach. Seven men were ; lost, and only one was saved, Christie Petersen, who was washed on shore with the deck cargo. The nattaes of the lost are:—Captain Boer'; first mate, John Walker; second mate, Frederick —— cook, Christie Smith; A.B.’s, Anderson, Charles Carlson, and Alfred. The vessel belonged to Messrs Finlay and Company* Dunedin, and is insured for Li,200.'

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

WRECK OF THE BRIG PAKEHA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 369, 13 June 1881

Word Count

WRECK OF THE BRIG PAKEHA Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 369, 13 June 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.