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White Heather
White Heather
Vessel Name:White Heather
Builder:Bailey and Lowe
Place built:Auckland
Rig:Gaff cutter
Owners:Hadfield Smith (Wellington, 1920-1924); J. McLean (Wellington, 19??-1916-19??); Messrs Guy Hoggard and Basil Donne (Wellington 1909-1914-19??); E. L. Bucholz (Wellington, 1908-1909); Wheeler (Auckland, 19??-1908

Arrived Wellington 16 December 1908. Bucholz renamed her Ida, though reverted to her original name when he sold her. Converted to yawl late 1909 (Hoggard and Donne); Under McLean's ownership in 1916 was the first yacht to make the return voyage to the Chatham Islands from Wellington. Sold to Suva owners in 1925.

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Photo source:RPNYC: One hundred years 1893-1893