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Flying Squirrel

Displacement:     19 tons.

1864     Built on the Molyneaux (old name for the Clutha) River near Balclutha as a schooner and later converted into a ketch.

1864 - 1868     Owned by Daniel Joyce.

1869 - 1874     Owned by George and Peter Clark of Port Chalmers.

1874     Registered at the Port of Lyttelton.

1874 - 1875     Owned by Peter Cunningham.

1875 - 1882     Owned by John Grubb.

1882     Owned by John Haydon (In the Ballast trade).

1882 - 1902     Owned by Charles Smith of Lyttelton from 1882 and reported as being used by J. Haydon, a Lyttelton ballast man.

1902     The first ship to be beached on the Western side of Quail Island in Lyttelton Harbour.

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