Wreck of The Ariadne

Production date
23 Mar 1901

Object detail

The Ariadne, wrecked a few miles south of the mouth of the Waitaki River 24 March 1901. Built in 1874 (230 tons reg), the Ariadne had a crew of twelve who escaped safely.
On 31 October 1901 Captain George Mumford, T C Kerry (owner) and E J H Freke were charged in the Christchurch Magistrates Court with casting the ship away and conspiring to defraud the insurance underwriter, Lloyds.
Production date
23 Mar 1901
Collection type
Glass plate negative
H 121mm x L 165mm
Accession number
System ID
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 102428


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