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Mr C. Holmwood was captain of the ship "Hydrabad", which was a full-rigged iron ship of 1250 tons net register with a length of 229 ft, a depth of 23.2 ft and a beam of 37.2 ft. The ship was built in Scotland in 1885. The ship wrecked on Waitarere Beach (between Levin and Foxton) on the 25 of June, 1887 in gale-force winds while on a voyage to Adelaide from Lyttleton. The hulk of the ship can still been seen at the beach.

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2013P_Pi101_006683
Title
Captain C. Holmwood
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Public Photograph Collection Pi 101
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Manawatu
Date
circa 1860 to circa 1870

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Palmerston North City Library

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