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White Wings Vol I. Fifty Years Of Sail In The New Zealand Trade, 1850 TO 1900

Sails For New Zealand

Sails For New Zealand.

In 1871 the Wild Deer was diverted to New Zealand. She maintained her reputation as a fast sailer, and completed ten voyages to Port Chalmers. When starting on her eleventh voyage in 1883 from Glasgow she was wrecked off Cloughey, County Down, the mishap being due to the ship missing stays.