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This is a growing database of classic vessels (pre 1940) with a significant connection to the region. Information comes from primary sources (mostly the Evening Post and NZ Yachtsman), and secondary sources (the more reliable being the writings of Harold Kidd, Robin Elliott and David Pardon). Where sources conflict, primary sources are generally given precedence. Bruce Askew's first notes on the database can be viewed here.

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Vessel Name:Mariri
Builder:Ernie Hargreaves (Wellington)
Designer:Archie Scott (Wellington)
Place built:Wellington
Year built:1946
Construction:NZ kauri on Jarrah
Displacement:3.12 tons
Owners:Ernie Hargreaves (Wellington, 1946-19??)
Notes:4,6 draught. Kauri decks. Designed in 1938 but construction not done until 1946.
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