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The Cruel Sea – Shipwreck Stories

Sunday 14 May 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, The Joy Cowley Room, The Royal Hotel. $15

Cristina Sanders, author of Ockham Book Awards short-listed Mrs Jewell and the Wreck of the General Grant, and John McCrystal, author of Worse Things Happen At Sea, discuss their mutual obsession with tall ships, the people and treasure they carried, and how and where they were wrecked around the treacherous shoreline of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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