Link, chain; [?]; 19th century; CT77.178
Link, chainAbout this object
Chain link; a centre link from the anchor chain of the 'Surat'.
The 'Surat' ran aground in a sinking condition, in Catlins Bay (now Surat Bay), on the 1st of January, 1874. No lives were lost, but the passengers lost many of their personal possessions. A later marine inquiry found the Captain and First Officer to be at fault for the wreck.
19th centuryPlace Made
processed material, metalMeasurements
h 20mm x l 135mm x w 80mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type