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Vessel Name:Wairere
Builder:Tom Le Huquet
Designer:Tom Le Huquet
Place built:Auckland
Year built:1902
Rig:Gaff cutter
Owners:[many names below will be confused with the MV Wairere]Mr Wilkinson (Whangarei, 1948); McCauley (Wellington, ??-1935); George Parkin (Wellington, ??-1935); Feltham Brothers (1909-??), Allan Johnson (Wellington, 1941-19??); J. Baldwin (Wellington, 1929-19??); Charles Holmes (Wellington, 1920-1928); Ted Hannon (Wellington, 1917-1920); Jack Young (Wellington, 1912-1917); J Huffam (Nelson, 1909-1912); J. Scott (Wellington, 1907-1912); Thomas Le Huquet (Auckland, 1902-1907)

Notes:Crewed by Thorndon Dinghy Sailing Club when owned by Scott Bros. Moored in Evans Bay during the 1920s. J Scott converted her to a yawl 1912. Forbes may have purchased a share 1912. Returned to cutter rig ca. 1926. Sank at her moorings in Evans Bay 1941. Salvaged by Allan Johnson. Carter (1948) notes she was still being overhauled, so likely she never got back in the water.
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