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Bracey, O M (Mrs) :Two lifeboats from the steamer "Ventnor" on Omapere Beach, October 1902

Reference Number: PAColl-5312

The "Ventnor", carrying the bodies of 500 Chinese who died in New Zealand, struck a reef south of Cape Egmont on 27 October 1902 and sank the following day. These two lifeboats reached Omapere on 29 October, and ten other survivors on a third lifeboat were rescued by the steamer "Energy". The fourth lifeboat, carrying the captain and 15 others, was lost.

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1 image, categorised under Beach scenes, related to Mrs O M Bracey, Ventnor (ship), Omapere, Shipwrecks and Lifeboats.

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Bracey, O M (Mrs) :Two lifeboats from the steamer "Ventnor" on Omapere Beach, Reference Number PAColl-5312 (1 digitised items)

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