SOS NEREIDES (1937 – Colin Wild)
I’m sorry this is very light on details – but I received a call tonight – approx 8:45pm from Mark Lever the owner of NEREIDES, the 1927, B.J.L. Jukes built one.
He had been contacted by Maritime Rescue Northland with news that NEREIDES was adrift and had collided with another vessel.
Turns out it was not Marks boat, but the 1937 Colin Wild built NEREIDES. No one was having any luck finding / contacting the owner of NEREIDES, hence Mark’s call to me.
I made a few calls but all I was able to uncover was it was still owned by the Owens family (of transport fame). Anyone know the family & able to pass a message on that the vessel has been in a collision – I don’t know anymore sorry.