Underwater Heritage Group New Zealand
New Newsletter Editor
Keith Gordon with 84 Newsletters published under his editorship, has passed the role to Kim Triegaardt. Kim, a Christchurch resident, who was elected to the NZUHG Committee at the last AGM, has a proven track record in journalism. Our Newsletter is a very important link to our membership, thank you Keith for your efforts.
A variety of items recovered from the SS Wairarapa need an identification, if you are able to help please sontact us with your suggestions. Click on image to enlarge.
The Sunken Cannon
Is there a cannon lying in the shallow water off Mill Island just to the south of Russell town?
Mill Island with mill, sans wings off Russell. Circa 1866-1869. Detail from Philip Walsh, 1843-1914; Illustrated London News Dated 1869. Ref: A-436-024. Note; is very similar to a drawing by Thomas Samuel Kemp, from 1866, possibly the original drawing. Ref: B-079-001