Disastrous Cruise in a Cauamaran.
[per press association.] ' Nelson, April 17. In connection with the missing settlers, Brearton and son, of Ngatimoti, near Motueka, who wont for a few clay's fishing to Astrolabe in a qatamaran, intending to return on Good Friday, but of whom nothing has been seen since the 3rd inst., part 'of the catamaran has been found near Awaroa by Mr W. D. Murray, surveyor, and brought to Nelson. The portion consists of a canoe with the wreckage which bound it to the fellow canoe. There was a paddle in this canoe, but the bodies ]}aye,,n.ot been found. It is believed: that the two canoes came asunder in a squall on the 3rd, when the craft was seen from a coaster, and missed after the, squall.
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Disastrous Cruise in a Cauamaran., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890
Disastrous Cruise in a Cauamaran. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890
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