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Shipping News for Port Chalmers & Dunedin
 weekly during 1886 

Reference online:  'Papers Past' - a NZ National Library website. 

During 1886 the Otago Witness, a weekly newspaper, was published on Saturday's until April 24 when the publishing day became Friday.  Index (opens in new window)           
The following is a transcript from the Otago Witness 12 November 1886 page 19 

Beautiful Star s.s., 146 tons, White, arrived from Oamaru on 4 November 1886.  Agent: J Mills. Passengers: Saloon 6,  steerage 2

Tongariro R.M.S., 4163 tons. Bone, from Plymouth (25 September) via Madeira and the Cope of Good Hope on 4 November 1886. Agents: NZ Shipping Company. Passengers:
FOR PORT CHALMERS:
 Saloon:

            Aston-Johnson           Mr F     
            Aston-Johnson           Mr G C
            Binns                         Mrs M C
            Binns                         Master C
            Binns                         Master J C
            Harding                     Mr J G
            Harding                     Mr H L
            Harding                     Mrs H L
            Huckell                     Mrs 
            Nevill                        Mr C M
            Nevill                        Mr J B
            Reid                          Mrs R C
            Tatham                     Mr H
            Walker                     Mr E
            Walker                     Mr S H
            Welsman                  Mr J 

Second Cabin:

            Alison                      Mr A M
            Bryce                      Mr J
            Mackay                  Miss M
            Mackay                  Miss N
            Maclagan                Mr R D
            Martin                     Miss J
            Moult                      Mr E
            O'Neill                    Miss B
            Scaulan                   Mr

 Third Cabin:

            Brown                           Master A
            Brown                           Mr T
            Brown                           Mr W
            Carver                           Mr
            Carver                           Mrs
            Carver                           family
            Elliott                            Mr
            Harrison                        Mr L
            Hart                              Mr T
            Hart                              Mr W
            Hopley                          Mr
            Joliffe                            Mr C P
            O'Neill                          Mr M
            Price                             Mr C
            Shaw                            Mr A M
            Silby                             Mr
            Smith                            Mr C
            Thomson                       Mr H
FOR OAMARU:

Third Cabin:

            Marshall                        Mr W H
            Marshall                        Mrs W H
            Marshall                        Child

Omapere
, s.s., 352 tons, Smith from Greymouth. Agents: J Mills. Arrived Port Chalmers 4 November 1886. Passenger:   Mr Palmer             

Circe, brigantine, 145 tons, Davies, from Port Mackay, Agents: Neill and Co. (Limited), arrived Port Chalmers 4 November 1886.

Ohau, s.s., 411 tons, Bernech, from the West Coast, Agent: J Mills, arrived Port Chalmers 5 November 1886.

Rotorua,  s.s., 533 tons, Neville, from the North. Agent: J Mills, arrived Port Chalmers 5 November 1886. Passengers:

            Haggarty           Mr
            Inks                  Mr
            Jeffreys             Master
            Mackay            Master
            Newbury          Mr
            Rother              Mr
Steerage:        8 Persons

Dunedin, schooner, 65 tons, Hansen from Pelorus Sound. Agent: Master. Arrived Port Chalmers 6 November 1886. 

Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, White, from Oamaru. Agent: J Mills. Arrived Port Chalmers 6 November 1886.      
Saloon:            5 Persons
Steerage:         3 Persons

 Invercargill, s.s., 136 tons, Sundstrom, from the South. Agent: K Ramsay. Arrived Port Chalmers 7 November 1886.           

Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from the Coast. Agent: K Ramsay. Arrived Port Chalmers 7 November 1886.

Atlantic, German Brig, 291 tons, Janssen, from Mauritius (25 September). Agents: Scoular and Co. Arrived Port Chalmers 10 November 1886.

Rotomahana
, s.s., 865 tons, Carey, from Melbourne, via the Bluff. Agents: J Mills. Arrived Port Chalmers 10 November 1886. Passengers:

FROM MELBOURNE: 

            Henderson         Mr
            Mathews           Mr
            Solomon           Mr
            Snider               Mrs

FROM BLUFF:

            Earle                Captain
            Dale                 Miss
            Dalziel              Miss
            Edwards          Miss
            Fleming            Miss
            Hall                  Miss
            Linley               Miss 

Steerage:      42 Persons

Tekapo, s.s., 1501 tons, Anderson, from Sydney, via Cook Strait. Agent: J Mills. Arrived Port Chalmers 10 November 1886. Passengers:

            Healey              Mrs
            Liley                 Mrs and Child

Steerage:            6 Persons

Otago Witness Shipping News 12 November 1886 page 19