Arrival of the R.M.S. Doric, from London
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The Evening Post, a Wellington, New Zealand newspaper.
Evening Post, Monday 7th April 1890
April 6th - Doric, RMS, Jennings, 4771 tons, from London, Plymouth, Teneriffe, Capetown and Hobart.
The S.S. & A. Co.'s R.M.S. Doric arrived here at 2.42. p.m. yesterday, having experience moderate and variable weather throughout. She left Plymouth at 1.30 p.m. on the 22nd Feb., with 133 passengers for New Zealand and way ports, and arrived at Teneriffe at 7 am on the 27th; moved on at 4 pm the same day, and made Capetown at 5.30 pm on the 14 ult; sailed again at 11.30 pm, and arrived at Hobart at 6 pm on the 1st inst., sailing thence at 8 pm the next day. The length of the voyage was 41 days 6 hours 46 minutes, the actual steaming time being 40 days 35 hours 58 minutes. The cargo consists of 1850 tons. The Doric sails on Friday for Napier and Lyttelton. She brought 39 passengers for Australia and 81 for New Zealand. 19 for Wellington. [Departed Napier 14th April for Lyttelton.]Following is a list of her passengers: For Wellington Saloon: Argall Mr H Beetham Mr and Mrs G Williamson Mr R. Cecil Wiliamson Mr A Second - Gorringe Mr Plissters?? Mr Steerage - Bond Messrs (2) Fry Mr Hussey Miss Mairs Mr Mairs Mrs and family Ralph Mr Ralph Miss Wright Mr Wright Mrs Wright Miss For other ports Saloon - Glynn Mr Goodall Miss C.A. (for Napier) Kensington? Miss Perkins Mrs Price Mr Wilkes Miss Wilson Mr Wilson Misses (2) Second - Briton Mr Cooke Mr Elsmore Mrs Grundy Mr Rigg Mr Rigg Mrs and 3 boys Rigg Miss Thomas Mr Thomas Mrs and family (5) Steerage - Barnett Mr Buchan Mr Alex (for Napier) Clough Mr Clough Mrs Clough Misses (3) Gamble Mr German Mr Kidd Mr Mathieson Mr McGloin Mr Orton Messrs (2) Richards Messrs (2) Richards Mrs Richards Misses (3) Sandison Mr Sinclair Mr Sinclair Mrs Stewart Messrs (2) Thomas Mr Todd Mr Towers Mr Way Mr Watt Mrs Watt Miss
The Star 16th April 1890
Arrived - April 15 - Doric, R.M.S.S., 4744 tons, Jennings, from Napier. Dalgety and Co., agents.
April 17th 1890
Horbart, April 16
The R.M.S. Tongariro arrived from London via the cape at three o'clock this morning, and sailed again for New Zealand at 6 p.m. She brings twenty passengers for Australian ports and eighty five for New Zealand.