The New Zealander 18 October 1845 pg 2
Port of Auckland - Inwards
Oct. 13. Robert Pulsford, ship, Caldwell, master, from Boston, via Sydney, with sundries. Passengers, Messrs. Clarke, Breed, and Pringle. J.S. Polack, agent. Departed Sydney 29 Sept. 1845.
The New Zealander 30 May 1846 pg 2
Port of Auckland Inwards - Foreign
May 29 - Navigator, American ship, Silver, master, from Boston, via Hobart Town, with sundries. J.S. Polack, agent.
The New Zealander 26 September 1846 pg 2
Port of Auckland - entered inwards
Sept. 21 - Terror, schooner, 95 tons, Dunning, master, from Sydney, with sundries. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Johnson and 4 daughters, Messrs. Simms and Skinner and 9 in steerage. The Terror, which is again to ply between this port and Sydney, left the latter on the 2nd inst., She was discharged in 24 hours, and she has proceeded to Coromandel to take in timber for Sydney, for which place she is expected to sail about the 2nd next month.
Sept. 21 - Auckland, American barque, 204 tons, Cutter, master, from Boston, with sundries. J.S. Polack, agent. 132 days, calling at no intermediate port. She was built at Lynn, and called after the Capital of New Zealand. This is her first trip, and she will in all likelihood become a constant trader. After discharging her cargo, she is to take in copper ore, flax, &c. for the American market.
The Robert Pulsford is expected in January next, from Boston. She is to call at the Cape of Good Hope, Hobart Town and Sydney.
The Southern Cross 15th Friday January
Captain Smith, of the American ship, Japan, arrived in Port Chalmers on Monday from Boston, ran from a privateer.
Southern Cross 27 July 1864 pg 4
The captain of the French ship Claire reports - "On 26th January, at noon, being then in 23 deg. 58 mins. S. lat. and 61 deg. 32 min E. long, I perceived to leeward what appeared to be a flagstaff. I hove to and saw that it was a raft, on which there were three men. I ordered a boat to be put out at once and sent the boatswain. He returned with three men, who cold not stand on their legs. Their bodies were covered with sores from the effects of sun-stroke, and the intense heat they had to endure. During the time they were on the raft they had neither eaten nor drunk anything, except trying on one or two occasions to swallow a little human flesh. They turned out to be shipwrecked mariners. They belonged to the American ship Elvira, of Boston, of about 1,200 tons, register, bound from Calcutta to Boston. The ship foundered at sea on the 29th January. They had formed the raft they were on by cutting the masts and fastening them together. When the ship foundered there were eleven hands on the raft. Some of them were washed away by the strong swells, and either died from exhaustion and hunger. The names of the three Americans are Blake, Palmer and Anderson. 'Rangoon Times" May 21.
Southern Cross Saturday July 1st 1865
Port of Onehunga
Vessels in harbour.
Clara, brig, 132 tons, Roper, from Melbourne and St. John's, New Foundland. - E. Gibbons, agent. 1st dis. p., 1958
The brigantine Clara, Captain Roper, which has been amongst the vessels expected to arrive in this port, made the Manukau on the 21th from New Foundland, via Melbourne, where she was delayed for repairs.
Expected Mulhouse, ship, from St. John's, New Foundland, No. 3108, 3rd dis. p sailed December 3.
Otago Witness Friday 24 March 1865
Entered Inwards March 29 - Lubra, 318 tons, Howes, master, from Boston, U.S., with cargo. Stephen and Laing, agents.
Otago Witness 1 July 1865 pg 10
June 26 - Eastward Ho, 697 tons, E.F. Byrne, from New York, with cargo. F. Coleman, agent.
Otago Witness Saturday 15th July pg 12
John Williams and Edward Murray, seaman belonging to the Eastward Ho, were charged under the Merchant Seaman's Act, with embezzlement of cargo, consisting of portions of the contents of a case of tobacco....
Otago Witness Saturday 16 March 1867
March 14 - Onece, 726 tons, Haskell, master, from Boston, U.S. Bates, Sise and Co., agents.
Otago Witness Saturday May 18 1867
Tamaga, barque, 570 tons, Halliday, master, from New York with general cargo.
Otago Witness Saturday 24 August 1867 page 10
At the Heads. Courser, barque, from Boston, with cargo. Bates, Sise and Co., agents.
Arrived Aug. 26 - Courser, 495 tons, Dickey, master, from Boston, with cargo and passengers.
Otago Witness 19 September 1868 pg12
Inwards - Sept. 15 - Tarquin, 492 tons, McDiarmid, from New York, with cargo. Bright Brothers and Co., agents.
Otago Witness May 15 1869
Port Chalmers - Inwards
May 13 - Marathon, 378 tons, Donald, master, from Boston, U.S., with cargo.
Otago Witness Saturday 11 February 1871
Port Chalmers. Arrived. Mary Russell Mitford, barque, 520 tons, Bates, from Boston, Oct. 29th 1870. Bates, Sise and Co., agents. Passengers: Captain R. Cain, Messrs F J Seymour and L D Sullivan.
Southern Cross 15 August 1871 pg 2
Port of Auckland arrivals
Aug. 14 - East-Lothain, barque, 349 tons, Klein, from Sydney and New York. Passengers - Mrs Paterson. R.Walker and Son, agents.
Otago Witness Saturday 2 March 1872
Feb. 29 - Heloise, American ship, Burton, from Virginia (British Columbia) 18th Dec. 1871. Passengers: Mrs Burton and Mrs Clifford.
Otago Witness Saturday 2 March 1872
Feb. 28 - Sarah, barque, 661 tons, Aitkens, for Boston, U.S. Bates, Sise, and Co., agents.
Otago Witness Saturday 9 March 1872
March 7 - Polly Lewis, barque, 566 tons, Johnson, from Boston, Sept. 23rd, 1871, via Melbourne , 19th ult., Bates, Sise, and Co., agents.
Otago Witness June 1 1872
Arrived May 30 - Alice Ball, American ship, 1082 tons, Guest, from New York, via Sydney.
Otago Witness September 21 1872
Arrived Sept. 15 - Mercury, 3 m schooner, 361 tons, Thomas, from New York.
Otago Witness January 18 1873 pg12
Arrived - Jan. 10 - Conquest, American barque, 516 tons, Small, from Boston, 24th September, Bates, Sise, and Co., agents. Passenger: Mr John de Witt.
Otago Witness April 12 1873
East Lothian, barque, 360 tons, from New York.
Otago Witness July 4 1874 page 4 column 4
San Francisco - Loading for Lyttelton: Barque Brunette and brig Sida, with railway ties.
New York - Loading: May 16th, barque Onco, for New Zealand.
Vancouver's Island - Sailed: May 6th, brig Hazara, for New Zealand. Loading: Barque Colso, for Otago.
Boston - Sailed. May 8th, ship Bunker Hill, for Melbourne and Dunedin
Timaru Herald 19th 1874
June 1874 Port Chalmers - Wednesday Evening. 17 June 1874
Arrived - Andraklos barque, from New York, 120 days out. Brings five passengers. Most of the cargo is for Auckland, whither she will sail after discharging the Dunedin portion.
Otago Witness Saturday 2nd January 1875 pg12
Arrived - Dec. 27 - Sunlight, barque, 497 tons, Hayes, from New York, August 12th.
Otago Witness 2 October 1875 pg 11
Port Chalmers Arrivals
Sept. 24 - Jessica, barque, 545 tons, Congdon, from New York, June 3rd. Dalgety, Nicholas, and Co., agents. Passenger: Mr Taylor, an American machinist - has arrived with her, bringing machinery for the manufacture of buckets, tubs, &. He is welcome as the probable means of initiating a new industry in the Province. The barque Jessica, a smart little vessel arrived from New York on the 24th inst., sailing in with a moderate N.E. breeze. She brings a full general cargo of Yankee notions, variously consigned, and has made the passage in 113 days. The Jessica was built on the Clyde in 1863 by Messrs Reid and Sons for Messrs Bowring and Co., of Liverpool. She has 1002 tons of cargo on board.
The Daily Southern Cross October 12
From New York (via Dunedin) -
Jessica, bq, sailed June 2
Lizzie Fox, sailed July 3
Skimmer of the Waves, to sail August 10
American Lloyd's bq (via Dunedin) and Lyttelton), to sail July 31.
The Southern Cross Saturday 8th April 1876 page 3
There is proof of the Australian cable having more than local advantages. Ships on the lookout for freight do not now, as they did two years ago, clear out for a foreign port on "spec." Captains of the old school who had to "go seeking" for cargo in India and China ports, may well marvel at the telegraphic wonders of the present day. The captain of the Ned White, in Wellington, telegraphed to his owners in New York that there was no freight offering here, and to-day he received a telegram, dated "New York, March 6," directing him to proceed to Manila, there to load a cargo of sugar for New York direct.
Southern Cross Tuesday 25 April 1876 page 2
The brigantine Oceola may soon be expected from Lyttelton. The Oceola is from Nova Scotia, and was built at a place called Canning in October last, and is classed as double A1 for seven years. During this her first voyage she proved herself not only a clipper as regards sailing qualities, but also a strong, staunch, serviceable vessel. The commander, Captain Matheson, formerly well-known here as captain of the brigantine Ryno, is part owner, Captain McKenzie, of Auckland, having also an interest in the vessel. Her cargo of lumber, hardware, and oars is for Lyttelton and Auckland. She left on December 18th.
The Southern Cross Monday 10th April 1876 page 2
Port of Auckland
Arrival: April 8. Annie Lewis, barque, Morse, from New York, via Dunedin and Wellington. Imports, from New York: 6 cases carriages, 4 pkgs. wheels, 6 pairs shafts, 5 cases ploughs, 35 do. carriage ware, 66 do. canned goods, 7 do. shovels, 1 bundle poles, 1 do. brooms, 20 pkgs. axes, 20 do. stoves, 5 do. handles, 2 do. stoveware.
Evening Post Monday 29th January 1877
The American barquentine Josephine, from New York, via Dunedin and Lyttelton, came into Wellington yesterday. She brings about 300 tons general cargo to consignees here.
The Star 17 Nov. 1877.
Arrived Lyttelton. Nov. 16 - Andraklos, barque, 400 tons, Vogt, from New York.
The Star Nov. 19. The North German barque Androklos, Captain Vogt from New York, arrived Friday evening. She is a ten-year-old vessel of some 400 tons register, built at Schlesaig. Her passage has extended over a period of 127 days, 47 of which expired before the Equator was crossed. Off the Cape of Good Hope the Androklos encountered a very severe gale, during which she sprung a leak, and has since been making water, though only slightly. Her cargo consists of 600 tons of notions, the vessel being consigned to Messrs Edwards, Bennett, and Co.
Captain Vogt reports that the Androklos left New York on July 12. Crossed the Equator on August 28. One very heavy sea found its way aboard, and swept the decks of everything moveable, the long boat being carried away as well. The vessel strained very heavily, and sprang a leak. Captain Vogt reports that when off Cape Farewell a dead body and some large logs of timber unsquared were passed. The timber did not appear to have been in the water for any length of time.
Otago Witness 29 Dec. 1877 pg12
Arrived Dec. 26 - Charlotte A. Littlefield, barque, 548 tons, Carver, from New York. Dalgety, Nichols, and Co. agents. Passengers - Messrs Klingenfield, J. Curran.
Otago Witness Saturday 19 January 1878
Port Chalmers Arrivals. January 15
August Freidrich, barque, 365 tons, Bruhn, from New York. Neill and Co., agents.
The Star Monday March 11 1878
Arrived Auckland - Brigantine Lapwing from New York
Otago Witness January 11 1879
Lyttelton,, January 2nd
Arrived: Charles Deering, barque, from New York with reapers and binders and notions, half for Dunedin.
Otago Witness February 8 1879
Arrivals Feb. 3rd Charlwood, barque, 837 tons, Hiscocks, from Newport.
J.A. Borland, barque, 670 tons, Kent, from New York.
Otago Witness Saturday February 15th
1879 pg 12
Feb. 8th. Charles Deering, barque, 810 tons, Carter, from New York, via Lyttelton.
The Star Monday 17
February 1879 page 2
The barque Isaac Hall sailed from New York for Lyttelton on Dec. 20, with 350 cases kerosene oil, 130 cases manufactured tobacco, 230 cases chairs and furniture, 70 bundles carriage material, 11 waggons, 22 pkgs glassware, 31 cases axes. For Wellington 60 cases lawn mowers, 11 cases rum, 100 boxes clothes pins, 150 cases sarsaparilla, 216 axle tools, 46 axles, 100 cases lobsters.
The Star March 8 1879
The American barque James A. Borland, Captain Kent, arrived in harbour last evening from Port Chalmers. She left NY on Oct. 21, and made the passage in 102 days to Port Chalmers. Messrs Miles, Hassal and Co. are agents for the vessel.
Otago Witness Saturday 15th March 1879
Arrivals March 11th
Frederica and Carolina, Swedish barque, 567 tons, Lofvengren, from Boston. Bates, Sise, and Co., agents.
Otago Witness Saturday March
Arrivals -March 22
S.R. Lyman, barque, 599 tons, Lyman, from New York. Guthrie and Larnach, agent.
Southland Times Tuesday 29 April 1879
Wellington, April 28
Arrived - Thames, barque, from New York.
Otago Witness 26 April 1879
Arrived April 20th. Elinor Vernon, barquentine, 517 tons, Coop, from New York. C.W. Dow, agent.
Otago Witness Saturday April 26 1879
Arrivals, April 19 Charles Fobes, barque, 533 tons, Lowe, from New York. Guthrie and Loroach, agents.
April 20 Elinor Vernon, barquentine, 517 tons, Copp, from New York. C.D. Dow, agents.
Otago Witness May 31st 1879 pg13
Wellington, May 27
Arrived - Isaac Hall, barque, from New York, via Lyttelton.
Otago Witness June 7th 1879 Shipping
Auckland, June 4th
The barque Ellinor cleared for New York with a cargo valued at L20,000.
July 5 1879 pg 13
Mabel, American barque, 782 tons, Hallett, from New York. Neill and Co., agents. with 1300 tons of cargo. of which 700 tons are for Dunedin, and the remainder for Port Lyttelton. Passengers - Mrs and Miss Hallett. A very handsome barque. She was built in 1875 at the yards of Mr D.C. Blalsdell, of Bath, St_T, of Maine, and is owned in Boston the managing company being Mr Hinckley, of that city. A very fair passage out. 92 days between New York and the Snare. 24 days from New York to the equator.
The Star 26 July 1879
The American barque Mabel, 782 tons, Hallett, arrived in harbour from Port Chalmers with part of her original cargo from New York this morning.
Timaru Herald Wellington, July 24 1879
Arrived - Brig - O.P. Olson, Captain Jacobsen, 120 days from New York.
Otago Witness Saturday 18th October
1879 page 14
Wellington, October 14th
Arrived: Amelia Ross, barque, from New York.
Sailed for Otago: Ada Wiswell, from New York, August 14th
Southland Times Monday 17 Nov. 1879
Auckland, Nov. 5
Arrived - Emily Ross, barque, from New York.
Timaru Herald 6 December 1879 pg2
Arrived Port Chalmers
Dec. 4 - Pearl, American barque, from Boston.
Southland Times Dec. 27 1879
Wellington, Dec. 26
Arrived: Barque Hawthrope, from Boston.
Otago Witness Saturday 10 January 1880 page 14
The brig Annabel, a smart-looking vessel of 349 tons, built at Charlestown, Prince Edward Island, arrived at Port Chalmers on Friday evening bringing a full cargo of timber and bark from Hobart Town.
Otago Witness Saturday 20 January 1880 page 16
The American barque S.R. Lyman, and the British brig Sir Henry Havelock, were to leave New York for Port Chalmers on January 17.
Otago Witness Saturday 10 January 1880 page 14
On the morning of 31st, Dec. 1879 the tug Kopunai set on to bring the barquentine said to be ashore in Wickcliffe Bay. The s.s. Jane also made a start. The press engaged the s.s. Shag. The Kopunai was then seen cross the Heads with the Ada Wiswell in tow. She is under command of Captain Wiswell, who is again accompanied by his lady, Mr Lyman Wiswell occupying his old position as chief officer to his father. The Ada Wiswell brings 1110 tons of cargo from New York for this port and Lyttelton. She has one passenger, Colonel Thebaud, an American officer, who is on a visit to New Zealand and the sister Colonies. Rather a long passage
The barque Ada Wiswell commenced discharging on Monday. Since her arrival she has been repainted, and her colour changed from the light buff to black with a red riband.
Otago Witness Saturday September 18 1880 page 15
Arrived. Wednesday - Hieronvmus from New York
Otago Witness November 20th page 15 1880
The American barque Beatrice Havener, 552 tons, cleared New York on September 29th for Auckland, with 16,294 cases of kerosene and 300 barrels of rosin.
The American barque Mabel sailed on October 11th for Dunedin, Wellington and Lyttelton with 6500 cases kerosene and miscellaneous cargo.
On October 23rd the American barque Minnie Allen, 662 tons, sailed from Boston for Adelaide and Dunedin. For the latter port she brings 6800 cases of kerosene. Loading at New York: Swedish barque Superior, 483 tons, for Adelaide and Auckland. She will probably clear about October 28th.
Otago Witness Saturday 24
December 1881 pg 18
Arrival of: Tongoy Friday 16th December 1881 From: New York
Passengers: None listed in this paper
Otago Witness Saturday 28 January 1882 pg 14
Port Chalmers Arrivals on Tuesday Santiago from New York
Otago Witness Saturday 18 February 1882 pg 13
Arrivals: Monday - Samuel H. Nickerson, from Boston.
The Star 7 July 1882
Dunedin, July 7
Arrived - Ions, barque, from Boston
Timaru Herald 22 March 1883 page 3
Voyage of Bernard Gilfory, 33 years old, of Buffalo, US. Left San Francisco 18 August 1882 in a two ton, 18ft long, 6ft beam, with a depth of 2ft vessel bound for Australia. The crew of the Alfred Vittery sighted him 160 miles off Sandy Cape, Queensland on January 29th 1883. Kept a log.
Timaru Herald 9 August 1883
CHAPMAN- CAMPBELL - On the 12th July, at Timaru, by the Rev. W. Gillies, Angus Knox, youngest son of the late Mr W. Chapman, to Annie Louisa, only daughter of the late Mr John Campbell, of St. George, New Brunswick, North America.
Hawkes Bay Herald, June 9 1883
Mr Alpheus Hayes, has received advices of the sailing, from Nova Scotia for Timaru via Port Chalmers, of the Lady Mabel, a vessel built to his order there. It is understood she is the first of several vessels ordered for the Timaru trade.
Otago Witness Saturday January 23 1886 page 17
Rhodes - Hackworth - At All Saints' Church, by the Rev. A.F. Fitchett, E. Timaru Rhodes, of Timaru, to Mildred Julia, second daughter of Hackworth, of North Dunedin.
BAXTER - HAYES - On the 29th December, at the residence of the bride's brother, Paul street, Waimate by the Rev. J.H. Gray, Robert Gilbert Baxter to Miriam, youngest daughter of Wesley Hayes, Esq., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Deaths. Campbell - On the 8th December, at Tokata Point, Port Molyneux, Robert J Campbell, late lightkeeper at Centre Island and Taiaroa heads; aged 53.
Otago Witness Friday 21 May 1886 page 15
Charles G Rice, barque, 680 tons, Bailey, from New York (January 20). NZS Co. agents.
Otago Witness Friday 2 July 1886 page 14
Wellington, June 24
Some anxiety is felt for the safety of the American barque Chaska, which left New York for Wellington on the 30th January; she being 145 days out. A vessel flying the American flag ran up to the heads about a month ago, but was blown off and has not been since heard of. She is believed to have been the Chaska. The barque Mary Russell, which left New York a month after the Chaska, arrived here a month ago.
Otago Witness 30 July 1886 page 19
A private telegram received states that the barque Chasca, which put into Sydney on her voyage from New York to Wellington, is so damaged that it is doubtful if she can be repaired.
Otago Witness 23 July 1886 pg 18
Arrived July 19 - Elinor Vernon, barquentine, 450 tons, Berry, from New York (April 10). Bates, Sise and Co. agents.
The Star 28 June 1868 (?1886)
The barquentine Alliance, flying the black, white and red flag of the German Mercantile Navy, arrived in Lyttelton, on Saturday evening from New York. A smartish-looking, wooden built craft, of 321 tons, hails from the port of Elefleth. She is commanded by Captain Steuer. Left New York on March 2 and crossed the line on March 31.
Timaru Herald Thursday 26 May 1887
Auckland, May 25.
Arrived - Nellie McSlade, barquentine, from New York, via Nelson.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 29 June 1887
Port Chalmers - arrived
June 28 - Eleanor Vernon, barquentine, Captain Berry, after a passage of 144 days from New York, during which she hove to for 15 days. She brings 700 tons cargo for Dunedin and 200 tons for Auckland.
Timaru Herald Friday 1 July 1887
New York, June 29
Arrived - Ship William Phillips from Auckland.
The Star July 4 1887
Expected arrivals to Lyttelton
From New York via Auckland - C.M. Janes, J.P.L.V., Feb. 9
From Mauritius - Rio Loge
From Hamburg via Dunedin - Victoria, Q.C.T.R. March 29
From New York via Port Chalmers - Statesminister Selemar, H.V.F.K.
From Calcutta - Estrella, May 20
From New York and Wellington - Herbert Black, June 10
From New York (direct) - E.J. Ried
From Foochow, via Wellington - Woosung, July 1
Timaru Herald Monday 26 September 1887
Arrived Sept. 24 - Star of the East, barque, Captain Eason, 109 days from New York. She brings 1050 tons cargo for Dunedin and 350 tons for Auckland.
Timaru Herald Friday 14 October 1887
Wellington, Oct. 13
Arrived - Barque - St Alminister, Captain Salmer, from New York.
Timaru Herald Monday 12 December 1887
Port Chalmers - Arrived
Dec. 10 - Carl Burchard, German barque, after an uneventful passage of 123 days from New York. She brings 850 tons of cargo, two thirds for Dunedin and the rest for Wellington.
Timaru Herald Saturday 19 January 1889
Wellington, William Phillips, barquentine, Captain Potter, 92 days from New York.
Timaru Herald Monday 28 January 1889
Port Chalmers Arrived
Jan. 27 - Mathilde Hemings, barque, Captain Dale, 102 days, from New York, with 950 tons of cargo, one third for Dunedin and the rest for Lyttelton.
Timaru Herald Friday 8 March 1889
New York, March 6
Arrived - Rebecca Crowell, barque, from Auckland (Nov. 25)
Timaru Herald Tuesday March 1889
Wanganui, March 25
The Arnold Von Bippen, barque, 446 tons, Captain Moeller, was brought in at 9.30 this morning. She left New York on the 30th November, and has made an uneventful passage. She has part of her cargo for Auckland.
Timaru Herald Thursday May 16 1889 pg 2
Wellington, May 13
Arrived - Eleanor Vernon, Captain Berry, 120 days from New York. During the passage she was pooped by a heavy sea, the deckhouse being smashed and other damage done.
Timaru Herald Thursday 11 July 1889
Wellington, July 10
Arrived -Teoele, barque, Captain Mabreska from New York, 135 days out.
Timaru Herald Tuesday September 1889
Wellington, Sept. 9
Arrived - Rudolph Josephy, barque. Capt. Dreadhering from New York, 110 days out.
Timaru Herald Friday 18 October 1889
Arrived Oct. 17 - Clan McLeod, barque, Witney, from New York.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 23 October 1889
Wellington, Oct. 22
Arrived - Wakefield, barque, Crowell, 123 days, from New York.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 13 November 1889
The New Zealand Shipping Company announce that they will despatch, in November, December, and January, six chartered sailing vessels direct to New York and Boston, in the flax trade. The six (others to follow), are the B. Webster, Lurline, Hulds, Wakefield, Thureo and Morning Light.
Timaru Herald Saturday 23 November 1889
Wellington, Nov. 22
Arrived - barque Teresa Cosnlich, Captain Cataenuch, 123 days from New York.
Timaru Herald Monday 9 December 1889
Wellington, Dec. 8
Sailed - Barque Hulda, for New York.
The Evening Post Monday 24th March 1890 pg2
Thomas A. Goddard left New York 5th Dec.
Elinor Vernon left New York 5th Jan.
Carrie L. Tyler left New York 28th Feb.
The Evening Post April 2 1890
Auckland, 1st April
The Norwegian barque India which put back here two months a go, seriously damaged in a hurricane, sailed again for New York this morning with her original cargo of flax and gum. She was docked and repaired here at a cost of £2300.
Evening Post, Monday 7th April 1890
The American barque T.A. Goddard, Captain A.C. Sears, arrived in harbour at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon from New York, after a rather long passage of 126 days. She left New York on 29th November, and passed the meridian of the Cape on 21st February in long. 42 deg. south. Messrs W. & G. Turnbull & Co. are agents for the vessel.
Evening Post 5th May 1890
Polykarp, Carrie L. Tyler, and Nettie left New York 6th Feb and 1sr and 25th March respectively.
Timaru Herald, Wednesday 21 January 1891
Lyttelton, Jan. 21
Sailed -Nettie, brigantine for Boston
Evening Post 26 Feb. 1891
Left New York Elinor Vernon left 8th Nov. and Alice left New York 30th Dec. and Bonny Doon left New York 10th Jan. via Dunedin.
Evening Post 3rd April 1891
Motley left New York 28th Jan.
Evie Reed left New York 8th March
Timaru Herald, Monday July 6 1891
Port Chalmers, July 5
Arrived - Penguin, from Lyttelton. Norwegian ship Juletrae, Captain Ericksen, from New York, with a full cargo of Yankee notions for Dunedin and Lyttelton, after a 126 day's passage.
Timaru Herald Tuesday 15 December 1891
Arrived Port Chalmers - Ocean Ranger, Captain Goodman, from Long Island.
Timaru Herald Thursday 31 December
New York, Dec. 30
Arrived - Emma L. Shaw, barque, from Auckland (Sept. 23)
Boston - Dec. 29 1891
Arrived - Clan McLeod, barque, from Wellington (Oct. 6), Juletree, ship, from Wellington (Sept. 25)
The Star Tuesday 19 Jan. 1892
Port Chalmers, Jan. 19
Arrived Ellnor Vernon, from New York.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 5 June 1895
Wellington, June 4
Arrived - Charles G. Rice, American barque, from New York (February 14th)
Otago Witness 14 Nov. 1895 pg36
Arrival of the Doris Broderson, 647 tons register, from New York. She was built by Messrs Fleusburg and Co., in 1875, her dimensions being
Length, 177ft 7 in; breadth of beam 30ft 2"; and depth of hold 17ft 3". She is now owned by Messrs Winten and Co., of Denmark. She brings 1100 tons of cargo, about two third for Dunedin and the remainder for Wellington and comes consigned to Messrs Neill and Co. Ltd. Her passage has been uneventful and has been accomplished in 109 days from port to port. Tendered by the tug Plucky.
Otago Witness February 20 1896 page 38
Port Chalmers Arrival. Feb. 12 - Nellie Brett, barque, 689 tons, Lowry, from New York (October 18). Captain Lowry, a gentleman well known here as master of the brig Nettie formerly a constant trader here. She is consigned to Messrs Bates, Sise, and Co., and brings some 1240 tons cargo, of which 900 tons are for Dunedin and the remainder for Auckland. Her passage has occupied 114 days from anchor to anchor - rather a long one for a smart looking vessel but easily accounted for by her having met adverse winds.
Otago Witness Thursday March 19 1896 page 36
The R.A.C. Smith, barquentine, Hooper, from New York (December 6), which arrived on the 12th, is a pretty looking vessel, of 628 tons, register, and was built at Belfast, State of Maine, in 1889, by Messrs G.A. Gilchrist and Co., and owned by Captain Hooper and others, and is on her first visit to the colonies, and has made a fine passage of 95 days from port to port, having average the last 15 days of her passage 220 miles per day. She brings 1200 tons of cargo, about two thirds of which is for Dunedin and the balance for Auckland.
Otago Witness Thursday March 26 1896 page 36
Death of Captain Benjamin W. Chadbourne of the barque Fred P. Litchfield. The Fred P. Litchfield left Dunedin for Lyttelton (with part of her original cargo from New York) on April 25, 1895, and from there went to Nelson, leaving the port on May 24. A letter from Arthur Henry Davey, who was on board, to his mother in Dunedin, states the barque left Hong Kong for Baltimore on October 3, and had a splendid run to the Cape, which was passed on December 3. Fine S.E. trades were experienced to St. Helena, which was passed on Christmas Day. The captain became ill just before sighting Fernando Narhona, off the Brazilian coast. On Jan. 11 the captain became worse and at 4.20 a.m. died, and was buried at sea the next day. The mate kept the vessel on her course, but two days later Mrs Chadbourne became very ill, and a little later delirious. The mate decided to keep on, but two hands were laid up with a severe attack of malarial fever, and one many displayed signs of scurvy. When in lat. 20 N., long. 51 W., the barque was struck by a terrible West Indian hurricane, which sprung the foretopsail yard and carried away the main topgallant mast. The mate decided to put into Barbadoes, and reached there 109 days out from Hong Kong. The barque anchored in the quarantine ground and a doctor gong on board pronounced Mrs Chadbourne to ill to move, being only expected to live a few days. The two sailors were removed to the quarantine hospital.
Otago Witness Thursday April 9 1896 page 36
The barque Frederick P. Litchfield arrived at Baltimore, U.S.A., on February 12 under the command of Captain William W. Peterson, her late chief officer, with a cargo of matting and Chinese products from Hong Kong. The matting and its casing of rough matting was composed of green straw and reeds, from which it is supposed noxious vapours arose. Mr Frank H. Ainsworth, the second officer when in Otago, now chief officer. Mrs Chadbourne died in Dr Archer's private hospital. Mrs Chadbourne had been all over the world with her husband, and was twice with him in Dunedin. One voyage, in a ship called the Oasis, which was wrecked, she and the captain were lashed to the mast, and remained there eight days until rescued.
Otago Witness May 7 1896 page 38
The French barque Les Adelphes, 1347 tons, Captain Co., brought 1572½ tons for this port, the balance for Lyttelton and Nelson. She made the passage in 100 days from port to port.
Otago Witness March 3 1898 pg 46
Port Chalmers Arrival
Feb. 23 - Charles Racine, 1524t, from New York (Dec. 6) (79 days) The Charles Racine is a Norwegian barque. She is a splendid specimen of marine architecture, and although di-playing Norwegian colours is an English-built vessel, hailing from Sunderland, and is constructed of steel. She was launched from the yards of Messrs J. Blunmer and Co., of Sunderland, in 1892 for Mr S. Bergersen, of Stavanger, Norway. Her class at Lloyd's is 100 A1, and her dimensions 250ft 2" long, 38ft 5in beam, and 22ft depth of hold. She has a full poop deck 36ft long and a topgallant forecastle 22ft long.
Otago Witness Wednesday 26 December
1900 pg 54
Port Chalmers - Arrival
Dec. 20 - Star of England, 3696 tons, from New York.
The Tyser line steamer Star of England arrived at Port Chalmers on Thursday afternoon, and berthed at the George Street pier at the top of high water, her draught being 16ft 3in forward and 22ft 8in aft. The Star of England is a handsome steel screw steamer of 3696 tons register, rigged as a brigantine. She was built at the yards of Messrs Workman, Clarke and Co., Belfast, in 1889? She is 371ft 8in long, 44ft 2in breath of beam and 27ft 2in in depth. Her engines are on the triple-expansion principle, the diameter of the cylinders being 26½in, 44 in and 72 in respectively, with a length of stroke of 48in. She is under command of Captain F.W. Ullyatt. She brings some 900 tons of general cargo.
Otago Witness March 22 1905 pg29
A bathing fatality occurred at Gisborne. Frank Schmuk (36) being drowned. Deceased was a ship's carpenter, and came out in the South Australia as a fireman on the last voyage. He arrived in Napier a week ago with two mates in search, of work. he has relative in New York.
Otago Witness 29 March 1905 pg 61
The German barque Anna, from New York, via Lyttelton, arrived off the Heads on Sunday morning, and was towed up to an anchorage in the forenoon. She brings 35,186 cases kerosene and 2000 cases benzine for this port.
Otago Witness November 24 1909 pg 66
To arrive at Auckland
Falls of Nith, left New York Oct. 2
To arrive at Dunedin
Indravdevi, left New York Sept. 12 due Dec. 2
Auchendale, left New York Oct. 6; due via northern ports end Dec.
Otago Witness Wednesday 15 September 1909
A comment by a New Zealander visiting California.
Loyal New Zealanders. "I am glad to find that the New Zealanders there had not become citizens of the United States, but remained loyal to their own country."
Evening Post, 21 August 1911, Page 6
HYNDFORD, FROM NEW YORK, The steamer Hyndford arrived at Wellington yesterday morning from New York, via. Australian ports and Auckland, and berthed at the King's Wharf to discharge case oil. The vessel, which is of 4266 tons, is commanded by Captain Home. Her deck crew comprise Europeans, and her trimmers are Chinese. The Hyndford is on her first visit to these waters.
ANGLO-PATAGONIAN DUE TO-DAY. The Anglo-Patagonian, which is bound from New York, left Auckland on Saturday for Wellington. She should arrive this evening. The Anglo-Patagonian is a new vessel, and is on her first visit to the Dominion, She was built by Short Brothers, Sunderland, and launched in May, 1910. The steamer is owned by Messrs. Lowther, Latta, and Co., of London. She is constructed on the Isherwood system, and has five spacious holds, with two winches to each hold, and has accommodation for a limited number of first class passengers. The vessel has a carrying capacity of 9000 tons deadweight, and her holds are fitted with Clayton's fire-extinguishing apparatus. On the present voyage the Anglo-Patagonian left New York on the 2nd June, And called at St. Vincent, Melbourne, Sydney, and Auckland, discharging cargo at the three last-named ports. Her voyage out was uneventful, fine weather generally being experienced. She is under the command of Captain H. Lewis, his other officers being : Chief, Mr. E. Stott: second, Mr. G. Storm.; third, Mr. A.I. Monat. Mr. J. Crawford is chief engineer, Mr. G. Overden second, Mr. F. Wardell third, and Mr W. McNelly fourth. The Anglo Patagonian discharged 700 tons at Auckland, and has 2700 tons for discharge at Wellington, Lyttelton, and Dunedin.