Waverley Shipwreck (A22)

Shipwreck of the SS Waverley and the scuttled hull of the SS Kennedy, Wairau Bar and Lagoon, Blenheim, New Zealand.

GPS: -41.532068° 174.040022°

Website page about the history of the SS Waverley: http://www.nzmaritime.co.nz/waverly.htm

Carpark map of the Wairau Lagoon tracks, showing the wreck of the Waverley.

Carpark map of the Wairau Lagoon tracks, showing the wreck of the Waverley.

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Close-up of the tracks map with the Waverley shipwreck.

Close-up of the tracks map with the Waverley shipwreck.

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Carpark trailhead for the Wairau Lagoon loop track.

Carpark trailhead for the Wairau Lagoon loop track.

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Wairau Lagoon track to the Waverley.

Wairau Lagoon track to the Waverley.

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The loop junction sign for the track to the SS Waverley in Wairau Lagoon, Blenheim

The loop junction sign for the track to the SS Waverley in Wairau Lagoon, Blenheim

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On the track to the SS Waverley wreck.

On the track to the SS Waverley wreck.

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The rusting hulk of the SS Waverley, 80-odd years after its stranding here.

The rusting hulk of the SS Waverley, 80-odd years after its stranding here.

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Climb aboard the Waverley.

Climb aboard the Waverley.

The rusting hulk of the SS Waverley, 80-odd years after its stranding here at Wairau Lagoon.

The track to the side of the Waverley

The track to the side of the Waverley

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Hole in the side of the Waverley wreck from WWII practice missiles

Hole in the side of the Waverley wreck from WWII practice missiles

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Inside the missile hole on the Waverley shipwreck

Inside the missile hole on the Waverley shipwreck

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Inside the shipwreck of the SS Waverley

Inside the shipwreck of the SS Waverley

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1980 newspaper article showing the SS Kennedy

1980 newspaper article showing the SS Kennedy

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1967 newspaper article about the SS Kennedy and Waverley. Top half.

1967 newspaper article about the SS Kennedy and Waverley. Top half.

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1967 newspaper article about the SS Kennedy and Waverley. Bottom half.

1967 newspaper article about the SS Kennedy and Waverley. Bottom half.

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The scuttled SS Kenney at the Wairau River mouth, Blenheim.

The scuttled SS Kenney at the Wairau River mouth, Blenheim.

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The road along the Wairau Bar.  The SS Kennedy is just next to this

The road along the Wairau Bar. The SS Kennedy is just next to this

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SS Kennedy wreckage at the Wairau River mouth

SS Kennedy wreckage at the Wairau River mouth

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The wreck of the SS Kennedy along the Wairau River bar

The wreck of the SS Kennedy along the Wairau River bar

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The view of the wreck of the Waverley from beside the SS Kennedy at the mouth of the Wairau River

The view of the wreck of the Waverley from beside the SS Kennedy at the mouth of the Wairau River

The view of the wreck of the Waverley from beside the SS Kennedy at the mouth of the Wairau River.

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