DescriptionOn 29 October 1894 the steamship, en route from Sydney to Auckland, ran into Great Barrier Island. She was traveling at nearly full speed through heavy fog. About 140 out of 230 people aboard were lost.
Nationaliy of ShipNew Zealand
Lives Lost140
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Wairarapa