Otago Witness Saturday 6 October 1865 pg 16
Arrival of the Alhambra - Two Lives Lost
The steamship Alhambra arrived in Port Chalmers on Saturday last, after one of the best runs yet made from Hokitika … severe gale which was experienced off West Cape on her way to Hokitika having involved the loss of two lives and the destruction of a quantity of stock. … A miner named Chas Boxall, a native of Sussex, whose brother was on board, missed his footing as the vessel lurched and was thrown down the fore-hatchway. His scull was fractured and survived only for half an hour. Two hours later Mr Arthur Mangin, the second officer, was washed overboard by a fearful sea, which also swept the decks of about thirty sheep, with dozs, hen-coops, water-casks and life-buoys …
Otago Witness Saturday 14th October pg 10 No passenger list
October 9 - Bella Margarita, 256 tons, Henrickson, master, from Tome, with flour.
Oct. 9 - Star of Tasmania, 1000 tons, Culbert, master, from London, with cargo and passengers.
Oct. 10 - Mary and Rose, 86 tons, Williams master, from Sydney, with cargo.
Oct. 11 - A.W. Stevens, 474 tons, Brown, master, from Newcastle, with coal.
Oct. 9 - Lady Darling, 534 tons, Allardyce, master, for Sydney, with cargo and passengers.
Oct. 12 - Kedar, 532 tons, Cowie, master, for Newcastle, with cargo.
Oct. 13 - Peter Denny, 997 tons, Adam, master, for Shanghai, with coal, original cargo from Glasgow.
Voyage account page 15
The clipper ship Star of Tasmania made the voyage from home to this port in 88day or in five days less than the passage of any other vessel which sailed during the same season from this province; and she has made the run out on the present ocoision, in 82 days from the English coast. . Left London Docks of July 7th. Crossed the Equator on August 13th. Continuous gales. Two sea broke on board. Water-tanks, two guns and carriages, and bulwarks were washed away. The crew and both classes of passengers wrought hard. Port Otago Heads was made on the 6th. A child of Mr John Rennie's died on 17th July. A portion of the cargo is for Southland, whither the vessel proceeds after the discharge of cargo intended for this port....
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October 1865 pg11
Oct. 16 - Monarch, 269 tons, Jamieson, master, from Newcastle, with coal.
Oct. 18 - Herald of Light, 265 tons, Hunter, master, from Melbourne, with cargo.
Oct 18 - Albion, 453 tons, Kidney master, for Melbourne, with cargo, mails and passengers.
Oct. 19 - Prospector, 235 tons, Duncan, master, for Valparaiso, with ballast and passengers.
Everet Miss McMaster Mr McMaster Mr and Mrs
Entered Inwards - Coastwise
Oct 16 - Alhambra, 497 tons, McLean, master, from Hokitika, with 40 passengers.
Anderson J R Bryan Mr Clapperton Mr Cohen H Fuller Mr Gray J Joske A Kennelly Mr Moran J Moss Mr Smith Mr Smith Mrs 28 in the steerage
Oct 18 - Otago, 457 tons, McKellar master, from the Bluff, with original cargo from Melbourne and eighty-five passengers.
Barnett Mrs Beetham R and Mrs Blyth G Doyne W T Eastgate Mr and Mrs and infant Fraser Master Haggitt Mrs Haggitt Misses (3) Hardie J Hawson Miss A Hawson Master C Hawson Mrs Emily Lees Mrs E Lees C H A, E Lees Masters H and R Lucas Mr Mullen P Patrick Mr Roberts Mr and Mrs Swanston J Young H Forty-five in the steerage
Oct 18 - Auckland, 533 tons, Ponsonby master, from Lyttelton, with cargo and forty-seven passengers.
_abuteau? Mr Basch Mr Caro Dr and Mrs Crate Mr De Carle Mr and Mrs and son Frere Mr and Miss and servant Harris Mr Kirby Mr Kirk-patrick Mr Louis Mr McIlroy Mr Macca-sey Mr Priest Mr Rachael? Mr Raphael J S, wife, family and servant Reid Mr Renwick Dr Rhodes Mr and Mrs Ross Mr Steven Mrs Thomson Mr Vogel Mr Watson Mr Wilson Mr 12 in second cabin
Entered Outwards - Coastwise
Oct 14 - Phoebe, 416 tons, Ferguson master, for Lyttelton and Northern Ports, with cargo and passengers.
Beath M Bentwich Mr Cunninghame Mrs and child De Lon Mrs and Mrs Hair Mr Hamilton Mr Hardy D Hargreaves Mr Kilgour Mrs Scruttin Mr and Mrs Richmond Mr Wilson Mr 15 in the steerage
Oct 17 - Hero, 765 tons, Logan master, for
Melbourne via Hokitika, with cargo and passengers.
Oct 19 - Auckland, 533 tons, Ponsonby master, for the Bluff, with cargo and passengers.
Milne D Shaw Mr
Oct 20 - Lord Ashley, 296 tons, Randall master, for Lyttelton and Northern Ports, with cargo and passengers.
Bates Mr Gerrand N Hislop Mr Peterson Mrs Robertson Miss Ross Robert Shaw J H Whelan Mr and Mrs 14 in the steerage
Otago Witness Saturday 28 October 1865
Oct 23 - Timaru, 883 tons, Langlands, master, from Glasgow, with cargo and passengers.
Oct 14 - Petrel, schooner, 62 tons, Jas Burns, from Newcastle
Driver, barque, Cummings, from Newcastle, coal.
Entered Inwards - Coastwise
Oct 21 - South Australian, 436 tons, Pain, master, from Lyttelton, with cargo and passengers.
Gifford Mr Pritchard Mr Radford Miss West H C 26 in steerage
Oct 23 - Geelong, 137 tons, Turnbull, master, from Lyttelton and intermediate ports, with cargo and passengers.
Humphries W Jones W Parker Mr Smith J Sinclair P Sullivan T Wallace R
Oct 23 - Auckland, 533 tons, Ponsonby, master, for the Bluff, with cargo and 16 passengers.
Beer Mrs and 4 children Greenlade Mrs Hyams Mr Jones Mr Perry Mr Prictor Miss Shaw Mr 7 in the steerage
Oct 23 - Ahuriri, 131 tons, Flowerday, master, from Lyttelton and Wellington, with cargo and 10 passengers.
Liggins Mr 9 in the steerage
Oct 24 - Star of the Evening, 142 tons, Fox, master, from Hokitika, in ballast.
McNamara Mr Young Mr 9 in the steerage
Entered Outwards - Coastwise
Oct 21 - Alhambra, 497 tons, McLean, master, for Hokitika, with 151 passengers.
Benjamin Mr and Mrs and child Bentley Mr Borsau Mr Burke Mr Cleve Mr Conroy Miss Cowper Mrs Johnson J Lisner Mr Lewis Mr and Mrs Lou_tit? Mr McGregor Mr O'Driscoll Mr Osborn Captain Renwick Mrs Rewson Mrs Salomon Mrs Smith Mr Thomas Mr Thomson J 128 in steerage
Oct 23 - Otago, 457 tons, Mackellar, master, for Lyttelton and Sydney, with cargo and 17 passengers.
Macbeth Mr Moeller Mr Percy G F Prendergast Mrs 13 in the steerage
Oct 24 - Thracian, 537 tons, Tyack, master, for
the Bluff, with part of original cargo from London.
Oct 25 - Geelong, 137 tons, Turnbull, master, for Lyttelton and intermediate ports with cargo and passengers.
Oct 25 - Elizabeth Curle, 76 tons, Ross, master, for Hokitika, with cargo and passengers.
Oct 26 - Auckland, 533 tons, Ponsonby, master, for Lyttelton and Northern Ports, with cargo and 31 passengers.
Murison Miss Varley Mr Vogel Mr 29 in the steerage.