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Newspaper & Date
Otago Daily Times and witness
jubilee edition 1898.
Scotch JACK ]WEST COAST PILOTS
|Frederick TUCKETT, the surveyor,
was in the district in 1844, and made the following reference to Tautuku;-
There is a whaling station managed by PALMER, a brother of our pilot.........A
number of whales have been seen and pursued, but without success. There
were two boats manned and a third would be ready shortly.
In 1840 the only white men in Otago, with the exception
of WILLSHER and RUSSELL who lived at Willsher Bay, were the whalers at
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