Inconstant (Ship)

A barque that foundered off Pencarrow Head, Wellington Harbour in 1849. The hull was towed into the harbour and John Plimmer (1812-1905) erected a warehouse on its decks, locating it at the water's edge at Clay Point, corner Lambton Quay and Willis Streets

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Date: 1854 By: Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885 Ref: D-018-003 Description: Shows John Plimmer's wharf and his warehouse, "Noah's Ark", built on the hulk of the wrecked barque "Inconstant". Shows also Barrett's hotel and people in t...
Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885 :Noah's Ark, Wellington. [1850s]
Date: 1851 - 1860 By: Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885 Ref: PUBL-0036-247 Description: A view from the shore of John Plimmer's 'ark' warehouse, moored at the modern junction of Lambton Quay and Willis Streets, its hull that of the wrecked barqu...
Date: [ca 1870s], 1890, 1964, nd By: Plimmer family Ref: PA-Group-00900 Description: Photographs of items relating to John Plimmer's warehouse 'Noah's Ark', which was converted from the former vessel 'Inconstant', on Customhouse Quay, Welling...
Date: 1934 By: Holmes, Robert West, 1856-1936 Ref: MS-Papers-3142 Description: Writing re a sketch of Lambton Quay in "Early Wellington" developing associations aroused by various buildings in the sketch Relationship complexity - The s...
Date: 1852 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897; Ralph, Thomas Shearman (Dr), 1813-1891 Ref: E-144-044-1 Description: View from Mount Cook looking down to Te Aro Flat, Willis Street and Thorndon. Plimmer's Ark can be seen moored at the corner of Willis Street and Lambton Qua...
Date: [19--] From: Hunter family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0049-136 Description: Undated manuscripts articles etc. Includes Eight hour working day and George Hunter; Beauty of Wellington compared with Auckland; Names on the earliest subsc...
Remains of the barque Inconstant, on the site of the Bank of New Zealand building, Lambton Quay, Wellington
Date: 1885 From: Holmes, Robert West, 1856-1936 :Album of photographs relating to Wellington By: Williams, William, 1858-1949 Ref: 1/1-002704-F Description: Remains of the barque Inconstant, on the site of the Bank of New Zealand building in Lambton Quay, Wellington, 1885 Photograph taken by William Williams Ins...
Brown, William Robert Edward, 1830-1907 :A sketch of part of Wellington, N.Z. ; from ... Kai-warra-warra hill / W R E B 1857.
Date: 1857 - 1860 By: Brown, William Robert Edward, 1830-1907; Balcombe-Brown, Eliza Mary, 1869- Ref: B-035-014 Description: Shows part of the entrances to Port Nicholson and Evans Bay, Te Aro, Thorndon, and in the centre foreground, Kaiwharawhara with hotels and the Maori pa. The ...
Date: 1920-1932 From: Alexander Turnbull Library (Wellington) : Correspondence files Ref: MS-Papers-0181-063 Description: Correspondents not added to Name Field include: Foresty Commission, NSW; Government Printing Office, NSW; Dept of Mines and Agriculture (Forests Branch), Syd...
Date: 2001 By: Druett, Ronald John, 1934- Ref: A-426-017/050 Description: Includes illustrations of historical figures, sailing ships, and a world sailing map. Subjects include: 017: Beechey Island - 3 graves 020: Frances Herbert,...
Date: 1840-1938 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2833 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1920-1935 From: Alexander Turnbull Library (Wellington) : Correspondence files Ref: MS-Papers-0181-081 Description: Names of correspondents not entered in Name Field include: Hadrian Travis, Grace Tregear; J H Trimnell; Editor of `Tropical Life'; Miss Jean Troup; Miss C V ...
Date: 1920-1932 From: Alexander Turnbull Library (Wellington) : Correspondence files Ref: MS-Papers-0181-048 Description: Names of selected correspondents entered in Name field. Others are: R Le Compte, Timaru, 1923; Norah Lee, 1927; Lee Mackie Harker & McKay (Waipawa) re estate...
Date: 1849 - 1899 - 1920 - 1850 - 1900 - 1921 By: Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: Curios-030-075 Description: Carved teak framework, padded leather covering on seat and padded and buttoned on back, brass castors. A brass plate on the back states: "The teak from whic...
Piece of wood with inscription 'Inconstant 1849, Plimmer, Noah's Ark, Bank NZ corner and Custom House Quay, Store 1856'
Date: 7 Feb 1959 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: EP/1959/0434-F Description: Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Descrip...
Holmes, William Howard 1825-1885 :Wellington, from the beach, Clay Point, April, 1854
Date: 1854 By: Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885; Ilott Advertising Ltd Ref: D-018-003-a Description: Shows John Plimmer's wharf and his warehouse, "Noah's Ark", built on the hulk of the wrecked barque "Inconstant". Shows also Barrett's hotel and people in t...
[Holmes, William Howard] 1825-1885 :Wellington Beach 1856
Date: 1856 By: Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885; Tattersall, John, 1898-1984 Ref: A-032-040 Description: Lambton Quay looking north, Plimmer's Ark (or warehouse, to the right, in the sea) and Barrett's Hotel in the left foreground with couple on horseback, anoth...
Artist unknown :[Album of an officer. Lambton Quay and The Terrace from Wellington Harbour. 1865?]
Date: 1865 From: Artist unknown :[Album of an officer en route to and from New Zealand and on service in New Zealand] 1863-1867 Ref: A-277-035 Description: A view from the harbour past small boats and ships towards the buildings of Lambton Quay along the shoreline, with The Terrace and its buildings rising diago...
[Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant] 1820-1895 :"Inconstant", now "Noah's Ark", Feb 24 [1850?]
Date: 1849 - 1851 From: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :Scrapbook. 1840-1872. By: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant (Hon), 1820-1895 Ref: C-103-011-2 Description: Shows "Inconstant" and another ship in harbour. The Inconstant is shown in a partially wrecked state and is likely to be located at Plimmer's wharf, before ...
Remains of the barque Inconstant, Lambton Quay, Wellington
Date: 1885 From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/2-140203-G Description: Remains of the barque `Inconstant', Lambton Quay, Wellington, in 1885. Photograph taken by William Williams. In 1850 John Plimmer towed the wreck of the Ame...