Tararua



DescriptionThe passenger steamship struck the reef off Waipapa Point in The Catlins on 29 April 1881 in New Zealand's highest civilian shipping loss of life. Of 151 passengers and crew aboard, 20 survived.
Year1881
Nationaliy of ShipNew Zealand
Lives Lost131
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Tararua