Schooner Frank Guy



Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
73338 1875   191 126 25 9.6  
Capt Murdoch McDonald - Master 1888
1875 August - Built by Francis Guy at Batemans Bay, New South Wales and first registered at the port of Sydney.
" October 15th - Under the command of  Edwin Cain, the two months old vessel with a cargo of timber was stranded on Waikanae Beach on the South West coast of New Zealand's North Island.  A Court of Inquiry found that the master did not take sufficient pains to ascertain his true position when running in for an anchorage. Both Cain and the first mate were warned to be more cautious in future.


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