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Source:    Bearings 1992 Volume 4 Number 2
 
1A Whaleship in N.Z. Waters
At the time of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 the Bay of Islands was well known for the refreshment of whaleships. Many of these were American. The American whaleship CHARLES W MORGAN...
 
2Launchings
TEQUILA launched at Port Chalmers; JEMIMA P launched at Lake Ngaroto near Te Awamutu. Article includes a brief history of the shipbuilders Miller and Tunnage.
 
3Ascending by gradations: early shipping on the southern lakes - Lake Manapouri
Early tourist shipping on Lake Manapouri. By the 1880s there were a number of boats there. The article covers some of the tourist launches on the Lake over the next two decades.
 
4The ferry launch WAITERE
The building and launching of the Ferry WAITERE which operated between Tauranga and Mount Maunganui until the Harbour Bridge.
 
5Save our shores.
The dangers to our local shores from over fishing, sewage, anti-fouling and so on.
 
6[Steam on the Wanganui]
A brief history of steam on the Wanganui, with details of some books for further information.
 
7In times gone by
Biography of three steamers from the 1870s to be seen on the Waitemata - the ROYAL ALFRED, GO AHEAD and GOLDEN CROWN
 
8[Idle Alongs at the Birkenhead Regatta]

 
9The 1992 Heritage Vessel Race
1 Mar 1992 the second annual race for historic and traditional sailing vessels took place on the Waitemata.
 
10The HEEMSKERK, Abel Tasman's ship
A history of the HEEMSKERK, with maps and drawings. The HOBSON WHARF Museum wanted a model of the vessel, but there were no building plans or lines drawings in existence. The article describes the r...
 
11A cruise in a Shoal Bay drifter
A cruise in Ganley's dinghy on Auckland Harbour
 
12Breeze bound for Nelson
Journey of the BREEZE from Auckland around North Cape and down the West Coast to Nelson in January 1992
 


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