Photocopy, Catlins River Shipping and Harbourmaster Capt. C E Hayward.; 2010.158


Photocopy, Catlins River Shipping and Harbourmaster Capt. C E Hayward.

About this object

Catlins River Shipping and Harbourmaster Capt. C E Hayward, essay by unknown writer includes transcription from the log of the Pilot Station, copies of government letters regarding compensation for loss of passengers' possessions on the 'Surat'. Extract from unknown publication [A H McLintock, The History of South Otago, 1949?] with chapter entitled 'Early Settlement in Catlins' noting that Captain Hayward was the first to cross the bar and sail up the Catlins River and describing Captain Hayward's roles as Pilot Master and Harbour Master

Captain Peterson, Captain Kenan, Mr P Miller, Captain Walker, Mr Saunders, Captain Thomson, Mr Elliot, Mr G F Reid, Captain Fraser, Mr T Hill, J Mills, Douglas, H Guthrie, Mr Laing, Mr Hyman.

Signal Station, Pilot Station, ketch 'Kate', 'Aurora', schooner 'Caledonia' schooner 'Cambria', 'Martha Reid', Dagmar Rock, cutter 'Jane', 'Isabella', flagstaff, SS 'Wallaby' ('Wallabi'), New Mill, Old Mill, 'Caledonia', 'The Lady of the Lake', the Narrows, SS 'Wanganui', 'Pretty Jane', 'Geelong', 'Dauntless', 'Kotari', Big Mill.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, synthetic, plastic



Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, shipping

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Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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