Link, chain; [?]; 19th century; CT77.178

Name/Title

Link, chain

About this object

Chain link; a centre link from the anchor chain of the 'Surat'.

The 'Surat' ran aground in a sinking condition, in Catlins Bay (now Surat Bay), on the 1st of January, 1874. No lives were lost, but the passengers lost many of their personal possessions. A later marine inquiry found the Captain and First Officer to be at fault for the wreck.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

19th century

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Measurements

h 20mm x l 135mm x w 80mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires

Credit Line

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

Object Type

object

Object number

CT77.178

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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