Blair, John

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Personal Details

Name: John Blair
Position/Rank:Captain and Owner
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:May 1864
Age at Death:
Location of Death:Believed shortly after leaving Kaingaroa, Chatham Islands.


Name:Schooner Cecilia
Date of Accident:May 1864
Location of Accident:Believed to have Foundered in a gale between Kaingaroa, Chatham Islands and Otago or Port Cooper, shortly after sailing from Kaingaroa.
See also:
  • Blair, John
Further Info:Further information in New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795 to 1960. Page 87.


All aboard were lost including the Captains Wife. The Vessel was never heard from or seen again.

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