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OLD DAYS.

— , — The following is an extract from a December issue of the "Press".'in 1864:—"On Thursday, last, as.the Mary and Elizabeth, ketch, Warren, master, from Akaroa laden with timber, was proceeding to tbe Saltwater Creek, she took the South Spit and filled with water at once. Bhe is - likely to become a wreck, and there 1 seems very little chance of her re- ( covery, as a strong N.E. breeze has t prevailed since the time of her ground < in§ The sea is washing quite over ber; and she has been abandoned to the underwriters, who proceeded to the Creek on Saturday to sell her'as she is now lying."

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OLD DAYS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3466, 1 January 1915

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OLD DAYS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3466, 1 January 1915

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