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Shipwreck : tales of survival, courage & calamity at sea

Author: Louise Callan; Greenstone Pictures.; Television New Zealand.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder Moa Beckett, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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'Shipwreck' is about intrepid seamen, settlers, adventurers, traders and explorers; a catalogue of costly mistakes, incompetence and plain bad luck.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Callan; Greenstone Pictures.; Television New Zealand.
ISBN: 1869587847 9781869587840
OCLC Number: 49258232
Notes: "Shipwreck the book owes its life to Shipwreck the television series, produced by Greenstone Pictures for Television New Zealand's TV One"--Title page verso.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color), facsimiles (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: The tragedy of the Boyd --
The wreck of the Orpheus --
The Wreck of the Delaware : Huria's story --
The Tararua tragedy --
Black Sunday : the wreck of the Ben Venue --
The Ariadne agreement --
Adrift : the lost survivors of the Elingamite --
Dead Reckoning : the wreck of the Wiltshire --
The treasure of the Niagara --
The battle of the Turakina --
The mystery of the Holmglen. The tragedy of the Boyd ; The wreck of the Orpheus ; The wreck of the Delaware : Huria's story ; The Tararua tragedy ; Black Sunday : the wreck of the Ben Venue ; The Ariadne agreement ; Adrift : the lost survivors of the Elingamite ; Dead reckoning : the wreck of the Wiltshire ; The treasure of the Niagara.
Other Titles: Shipwreck (Television program)
Responsibility: Louise Callan.

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The stories of some of New Zealand's most fascinating disasters, including the "Delaware", the "Elingamite", the "Orpheus", the "Holmglen" and the "Boyd". Each tale features details of the ship,  Read more...

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