Story: Shipwrecks

Archilles chart of Kaipara (2nd of 3)

Archilles chart of Kaipara

One of these charts was hand-drawn and prepared by William Turner, chief mate on the barque Archilles, when he entered Kaipara Harbour in 1837. The chart shows the route of the Archilles and the depths are in fathoms.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl-832.11aj/1837/Acc.24214

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How to cite this page:

Gerard Hutching, 'Shipwrecks - Perils of the sea: 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006