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Mackay Mr Wright Mr Per Te Anau for Melbourne- Bradbar Miss Briscoe Mr Byrne Mr Duggan Mrs and infant Ebblethwaite Mrs Fergusson Mrs Gibson Mr Gregg Mr and Mrs and child Haworth Mr Heath Mr Johnson Mrs and infant King Mr M'Fadyen Mr Orr Mr Roberts Mr Friday. Arrival. Per Wanaka from the North- Bennett Miss Brown Mr Burnett Mrs Carmichael Mr Carrington Miss (2) Charters Mr Gallie Miss Genever Mr Lawrence Mr M'Lean Mrs G Procter Mr Wetherburn Miss
The dredge No. 222 is working at the end of the George
street Pier, at which it is proposed to berth the steamer Fenstanton on her
arrival. Wool for that vessel has already been taken into the Company's shed
at the Port.
The barque Mennock was towed to sea yesterday afternoon, and sailed for London with the following cargo:-
3422 bales wool £68,440 30 bales sheepskins 600 9 bales rabbitskins 234 274 sacks wheat 274 81 casks tallow 405 45 pkgs sundries 450 Total value £70,403
The Mennock left the port in splendid trim, and we wish Captain Murray a speedy and pleasant passage Home.
Saturday. Arrivals. Per Stella from the North- Allford Mr Chandler Mr and Mrs and family (5) Halse Mr Kershaw Mrs M'Kenzie Miss O'Neill Mr Reid Mr and Mrs Von Dadelozen Mr Waters Mr Per Hauroto from Sydney- Clark Mrs G and infant Emanuel Miss Isaacs Mrs and infant Muir Master (3) Pritchard Mr And 12 steerage Per Hauroto from the Coast- Ringwood Mr Sandilands Mrs [B?R?]N Southern Mr J
Monday. Arrivals. Per Waihora from Glasgow (February 1st)-
Saloon: Campbell Mr Hume Miss (2) Maguire Mrs K Orme Miss Sleigh Mr Stokes Mr Second cabin: Bathgate Miss Leitch Mr M'Law Mr (2) Milne Mr Murray Miss Robbie Mr Rodger Mr Scott Miss Stewart Mr
Per Waihora from Cape Town-
Saloon: Burgess Mr and Mrs and 2 children Myers Mr A Second cabin: Pearce Mr W H
Per Waihora from Melbourne- Saloon: Eadie Captain Low Miss Jeannie Monkman Mr and Mrs And 1 steerage From Greenock for Oamaru- Denholm Mr A For Akoroa- Henning Mr C M For Lyttelton- D_dd Mr Hay Mr (2) For Wellington- Foster Miss Hislop Miss Hislop Mr and Mrs J Howden Mr and Mrs and infant Skene Mr A For Napier- Findlay Mr and Mrs Ellis Maclean Miss (2) Maclean Mr and Mrs J A For Auckland- Comins Rev Mr and Mrs Hanson Miss Henderson Miss B Knox Miss Knox Mr Lion Mr Nicoll Mr Tuesday. Arrival. Per Star of the South from Greymouth-
Briggs Mrs Chapman Mr and Mrs and family Leck Mrs M'Cracken Mrs and child Walton Mr and Mrs and family And 1 steerage
Per Arawata from Melbourne-
Cousens Miss Edgar Mr Johns Miss Lincoln Mr Pogg Miss Robb Mr Robb Mrs Sheppard Mrs and family Stevenson Mrs Wragge Mrs and child And 19 steerage
From all accounts from Home we learn that last year has been the
most prosperous year for steam freight yet known. This has been doubtless owing
in a great measure to the tonnage tied up in the transport service, in an
unusually slack time, relieving the market of a very large amount, which
doubtless would have had a depressing influence, especially on the long trades,
such as out to these Colonies, China &c. The rates paid ranged from 16s to 27s
6d, the major portion being at about 19s or 20s per gross ton, those boats which
had the best 'tween decks, giving of course the best accommodation for horses
and troops, having a preference. The highest rates was only paid for boats such
as the Orient and others like her, fitted in palatial style.
OAMARU April 3rd.
A preliminary inquiry into the stranding of the schooner Friendship was held here today by the Collector of Customs. Evidence was given to the effect that the vessel was driven to this port by stress of weather, and that the accident occurred through a heavy sea striking the rudder and smashing the wheel before the vessel had reached shelter. The Harbour master stated that owing to the heavy sea no boat could go out to render assistance. The vessel was insured for £300.
Transcriptions from Otago Witness, Saturday
April 14th 1883. Page 14
Per Arawata for Lyttelton-
Hardy Mrs Howden Mr and family Hy[a?e?]rs Mr Lynn Mr M'Carroll Mr Patterson Mr Shepherd Miss Per Arawata for Wellington- Aldrich Mrs and child Campbell Miss Deverell Mr Hislop Mr Hislop Mrs Ho[a?]d Mr M'Gregor Mr Williams Mr Williams Mrs Per Arawata for Napier- Alston Mr Field Mr Finlay Mr Francis Mr M'Lean Miss M'Lean Mr M'Lean Mrs Mallart Mr Shaw Mr Summers Mr Ward Mr White Mr White Mrs Per Arawata for Gisborne- Burgess Mr Burgess Mrs and family Comins Mrs Comins Rev Mr Garrett Mr Garrett Mrs and family Harvey Mr (2) Henderson Mrs Leckie Mrs Schwartzb[e?o?]rg Dr Townsend Mr Webb Mr Webb Mrs Thursday. Arrival. Per Tarawera from the North- Broad Miss Brown Mr Corradi Mrs Davis Mr Gray Miss Grindley Miss Lees Mrs Lowden Mrs Lynch Mr Lynch Mrs M'Gill Mrs Malligan Mr Me[i?l?]s_ Mr Mills Mr Murphy Miss Musken Mr Nankerris Mrs P[a?e?]yne Mr Perry Mr Raphael Mr Rich Mr Schartz Mr Stenhouse Miss Stoddart Mr Thorp Mrs Wilson Mr Friday. Departure. Per Tarawera for Melbourne- Alexander Mr Allan Mr Bradley Mrs Campbell Mr Fry Mr and Mrs Walter and 2 children Gordon Mr Horne Mrs and child Lewis Mr Robertson Miss Robertson Mr Robin Mr Salmond Mr Shand Mr Shelly Mr Shines Mr Sinclair Mrs and child Smith Mr and Mrs J S and child Topham Mr Saturday. Arrival.
On Sunday- per Rossdhu from London (January 5th)- Saloon: Birse Mr Fleming Masters (2) M'Culloch Dr J Second cabin and steerage: Brown Mr and Mrs and 2 children Dalrymple Mr (2) Howitt Mr Hurd Mr (3) Koier Mr and Mrs Lincoln Mr M'Lean Mr Mee Mr Pridham Mr Pridham Mrs and 3 children Reid Mr Reilly Mr Wilson Mr Winn Mr
Saturday. Departures. Per Omapere for Tauranga- Burnett Mr Per Omapere for Auckland- Jones Mr Per Omapere for Lyttelton- M'Lellan Mr Per Hauroto for Lyttelton- Benzi_g Mr Mayer Mr Per Hauroto for Wellington- M'Ewen Mrs Munro Miss Per Hauroto for Sydney- Brown Mr J [H?] M'Lean Mr J N M'Niven Mr Moore Mr Watson Mr Wittenberg Mr Wednesday. Departures. Per Rotomahana for Lyttelton- Anderson Mr T Per Rotomahana for Wellington- Brown Chief Detective Gibb Mr Per Rotomahana for Napier- Ch__ Ah Chung Ah Farrant Mr Newman Mr (3) Sanders Mr Stronach Mr Tol_ole Mr Wetherspoon Mr Per Rotomahana for Auckland- Beattie Miss Cattson Mr Downes Mrs and family (5) Jenkins Mrs and 2 children Stevenson Mr and Mrs Stoddart Mrs Per Rotomahana for Sydney- _utchison Mrs D Fulton Mr F Hammett Mr W Hutchison Mr and Mrs W Jacques Mrs and family (3?) Mondy Mrs Walsh Rev _ Wednesday. Arrivals. Per Rotomahana from Melbourne- Cameron Mrs Clark Miss Gibson Mr and Mrs Gordon Miss (2) Keo_h Mr M'Keane Mrs Reid Mr Setter Mr Wilson Mr and Mrs W S Wilson Mrs J S And 12 steerage Per Wairarapa from Sydney- Arthur Mr and Mrs and family (5) Ryley Rev J and Mrs Walsh Miss From the Coast- [M?N?]__s Mr B[e?o?][l?i]eau Mrs Bollcan Mr Burns Mr Dalrymple Miss Duncan Miss Ellison Miss Hodgkinson Mrs and servant Horne Mr Jeffe__ Mr Lloyd Mr M'_rae Miss (2) M'Cra_ Master (2) M'Crae Mr M'Crae Mrs Mills Mrs W Rowe Mr Stu__e Wi__en Miss Yaldwin Master And 8 steerage
Transcriptions from Otago Witness Saturday April 21st 1883.
Per Wairarapa for Melbourne- Broomhall Mr Cuiss Mr Conolly Mr Goodheim Miss Graham Mr J Hammond Mr and Mrs and 2 children Holworthy Mr Johnstone Mr Mackay Mr Martin Mr Mitchell Miss Moore Mr and Mrs native ayah Newman Mr Snider Mrs Slesinger Mr Thorley Mr Warden Miss Watson Mr Watts Mr Friday. Arrival. Per Penguin from the North- Arnold Miss Burns Mr Dornwell Mr Edgar Mr Evered Mr Malcolm Mr Naylor Mrs and child Pearce Miss Pearce Mr Reid Mr Rowbottom Mr Simpson Mr Wishart Mrs And 2 steerage Saturday. Arrival. Per Waitaki from Timaru- Bremner Miss Clark Mrs Collins Mrs Hart Mrs John Mr P_rkins Mr Storne Mrs And 2 steerage Monday. Departures. Per Penguin for Wellington- Fraser Mr Per Penguin for Picton- M'Mellish Mr Per Penguin for Nelson- M'Intosh Mr Per Penguin for Taranaki- M'Vickers Mr Per Penguin for Manukau- Hastie Mr Jacobs Mr Tuesday. Arrival. Per Te Anau from Melbourne- Bastings Mr H Burns Miss Dodgshun Mr S Edmiston Mr Flack Miss Harkness Mr J Jackman Mr F King Miss Mathews Mr S S?__ith Mr S Talbo_ Mr R Thomas Mr Julian Waldeck Mr S and 22 steerage
The ship Invercargill left Port Chalmers yesterday morning
for the Bluff, the s.s. Kopatai towing her round to that port,
where she will complete her loading for a Home port.
The s.s. Waitaki was floated out of the Graving Dock yesterday morning. She sailed for the evening for Timaru.
The ship Waitangi has only about 50 tons of dead weight left on board, and has taken in a portion of her stiffening ballast. She is in splendid order and reflects great credit on her indefatigable chief officer, Mr Bo_gard.
The s.s. Waihora was taken into the graving Dock yesterday for scraping and painting.
The ship Rossdhu has put out over 660 tons of her cargo, which is in splendid order. She is under orders for Portland, Oregon.
The ship Wellington has still about 150 tons of dead weight cargo left on board.
The ship Oamaru is rapidly filling up. She has already taken in 1518 bales of wool, 28 bales of sheepskins, 28 bales of rabbitskins, 1_ bales basils, 56 casks tallow, 8 casks pelts, 1859 sacks wheat, 420 sacks oats.
Per Te Anau for Lyttelton- Moore Mr Per Te Anau for Wellington- Bain Mr Pollock Miss
Per Te Anau for Napier- Lanceston Mr Per Te Anau for Gisborne- Stephenson Miss Per Te Anau for Auckland- Campbell Mr Littler Mr Waugh Mr
Per Arawata for the North Birch Mr Cook Mr Coward Dr Gardner Mrs Hanna Mr Houghton Mr Luxton Messrs (2) Sime Mrs Sime Mr Wight Mr
Per Waitaki from Timaru Blackwood Mr Bruff Miss Ci_ling Miss Freeman Messrs (2) Goodall Mr Homersham Messrs (2) Jackson Mrs and child Maloney Miss Mitchell Mr Peterson Mrs Sutherland Mrs Towsey Mrs Wilson Mrs Woods Mrs 3 steerage
Captain Orkney, who brought out the Waihora from Glasgow, was the recipient of a gold albert chain and locket purchased by the officers and engineers of the boat.
Mr Colin Allan has received advice by mail that the majority of the immigrants who embarked by the Wild Deer re-embarked on February 17th by the Caroline, which sailed from the Clyde on February 20th. A few did not proceed owning to temporary ill health caused by exposure, & c., or because they were deterred by their exposure on board the Wild Deer from attempting the voyage at present. Those who remained behind will be sent on by the Forfarshire. In addition to the Wild Deer's shipwrecked passengers, about 50 others proceeded by the Caroline, making the vessels complement 235 souls, equal to 213 statute adults. Dr Johnston is in charge.
Transcriptions from Otago Witness, Saturday April 28th 1883. Page 14
Per Arawata for Melbourne- Ellis Mr (2) Finni[e?] Mr R Gibson Mr Laing Mr Lawrence Mr and Mrs Malcolm Mr Raymond Mr and Mrs and 2 children Roberts Mr Rutherford Miss Rutherford Mr T[u?]tschka Mr Wellsly Mr and Mrs Saturday. Departures. Per Wakatipu for Lyttelton- Glyde Mrs Hanna Mr Sharland Mr Per Wakatipu for Wellington- Friston Captain M'Ewan Miss M'Kay Miss Per Wakatipu for Sydney- __crof_ Mr Col___ Mr Illegible name Mr Law Mrs and 23 chinese Tuesday. Arrival. Per Tarawera from Melbourne- [R?H?]eymanson Master Bayston Miss Bell Mr Brownhill Mr Edwards Mr Edwards Mrs Hogg Miss MacLellan Mr Scott Mr Westbrooke Mr Williamson Mr And 14 steerage Wednesday. Departures. Per Tarawera for Lyttelton- Condon Miss Kempthorne Miss (2) Krull Mrs Stanford Master Telfer Mr Per Tarawera for Wellington- Brown Mr Ellison Mr Rankin Mr Taylor Mr Williams Mr Per Tarawera for Napier- Ford Miss Per Tarawera for Gisborne- Campbell Mr Per Tarawera for Auckland- Ahern Mr Carson Mrs M'Lean Mr Per Tarawera for Levuka- Martin Mrs T J Per Tarawera for Sydney- Adam Miss Begg Miss East Mr M'Adie Mr Wednesday. Arrivals. Per Manapouri from Sydney- Proctor Mr J [E?] And 1 steerage From the Coast- Barry Miss Bowler Mr Brien Mr H N Burnett Mr and Mrs and [3?8?] children Cottle Mrs Cousins Miss Cross Mr Crother Mr J B Dannett Mrs and family Duncan Miss Evans Miss Fitchett Rev A R Forbes Miss Hutchison Mrs Isaacs Mr A L M'Kay Mr Nix Miss and servant O'Nei_ Mrs Smale Mr Sullivan Mr H E Thomson Mr Tracy Miss Williams Miss Williams Mr and Mrs Williams Mrs Wilson Mr L E Wilson Mrs 2 children and 1 servant And 11 steerage
The barque Abbey Holme has taken in 5600 sacks of grain.
The ship Rossdhu has put out about 1300 tons of cargo.