Hydrabad Shipwreck (no longer in book)

Hydrabad Shipwreck, near Waitarere, Levin, and Hokio on the Waitarere Beach.

GPS: -40.563666 175.190253

A recent newspaper article about the Hydrabad: http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/opinion/blogs/outside-the-square/8359555/Digging-for-the-Hydrabad-shipwreck

Waitarere Beach--Hydrabad shipwreck overview

Waitarere Beach–Hydrabad shipwreck overview

Hydrabad info at Waitarere Beach.

Hydrabad info at Waitarere Beach.

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Hydrabad info at Waitarere Beach

Hydrabad info at Waitarere Beach

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These next GoogEarth screen grabs should show you that I’ve placed my Panoramio dots precisely on the wreck site on GoogEarth.  You can see in the 2005 screengrab how the outline of the shipwreck was apparent, whereas in 2010 it has been covered-over by the dunes.

Old GooglEarth pic from 9-1-2005

Old GooglEarth pic from 9-1-2005

Old GooglEarth pic from 3-30-2010

Old GooglEarth pic from 3-30-2010

Historic Hydrabad photo, circa??

Historic Hydrabad photo, circa??

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The newish Hydrabad signpost, 2012

The newish Hydrabad signpost, 2012

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Hydrabad 2012, all but gone.

Hydrabad 2012, all but gone.

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Wreck of the Hydrabad, 2009.

Wreck of the Hydrabad, 2009.

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Hydrabad, 2011

Hydrabad, 2011

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Wreck of the Hydrabad, 2009

Wreck of the Hydrabad, 2009

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The remains of the shipwreck Hydrabad, 2009.

The remains of the shipwreck Hydrabad, 2009.

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Hydrabad 2009

Hydrabad 2011

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Hydrabad 2009, me holding the little Hydrabad booklet.

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The Hydrbad book in the Hydrabad file box in the Levin library.

The Hydrbad book in the Hydrabad file box in the Levin library.

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Local history section of the Levin library, where they keep the little Hydrabad book.

Local history section of the Levin library, where they keep the little Hydrabad book.

Local history section of the Levin library, where they keep the little Hydrabad book.

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