Shipping News for Port Chalmers & Dunedin
weekly during 1886
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)
Dec. 10 - Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from Fortose
Hawea, s.s., 462 tons, Hansby, from the North
Bennett Master Cannon Mrs and child Moorhouse Miss Short Mr Somerville Mr Virgo Mrs Von Asch Mr 3 steerage
Dec. 11 Beautiful Star, Grant, from Oamaru. Passengers: 13 saloon, and 4 steerage Dec. 12, Kakanui, Best, from Waikawa Wakatipu, s.s, 1158 tons, Wheeler, from Sydney, via Cook Strait Passengers:
Angus Mr and child Brindley Mr Cairns Miss Day Mr and Mrs Duncan Mrs Irwin Mr Keys Mr Meades Captain Moffat Miss Moffat Master Smith Mrs Swan Mr Vyner Mr and 8 steerage
Dec. 13 - Koranui, s.s., 301 tons, Oliver, from the north. Passengers:
Cameron Captain Christie Mr Clapcott Miss Dick Mr Moss Mr Symonds Miss Wylie Mrs and family Ziegel Mr
Dec. 14 - Bellona, 513 tons, Logan, from the Mauritius (Nov. 9) W. Scoular and Co. agents Tarawera, s.s., 1269 tons, Sinclair, from Melbourne, via Hobart and the Bluff. Passengers:
From Melbourne and Hobart Borland Mr Clarke Mr Cowie Miss Dawson Mr Edmunds Mr Farra Miss Farra Mrs Farra Mr (2) Freshney Miss Gallie Mr Gel?atly Mr Hughes Mrs Hughes Mr Hunter Mr Kale Mr McFlager Mr McLaren Mr Niven Miss Niven Mrs Preston Miss Preston Mrs Preston Mr Raynor Mr Renzy Dr Smith Miss Smith Mr 20 steerage From the Bluff Hankinson Mr Kohn Mr Russell Mr
DEPARTURES Dec. 10 - Grafton, s.s. 297 tons, Nordstrom, for the West Coast, via Timaru Beautiful Star, s.s, Grant for Oamaru Dec. 11 - Florida, barquentine, 216 tons, Eddison, for Sydney Sir John Franklyn, barquentine, 245 tons, Brown, for Sydney Dec. 12 - Rotomahana, s.s., 865 tons, Carey, for Melbourne, via the Bluff
Passengers For Melbourne Waldie Miss Moorhouse Miss Ricketts Mr U'Ren Mr Von Asch Mr 8 steerage
December 14 - Beautiful Star, s.s, Grant for Oamaru Koranui, s.s., Oliver for West Coast via Oamaru Hawea, s.s., 452 tons, Hansby, for the North
Passengers for Lyttelton: Benson Miss Cairns Rev Mr Funston Mr Henderson Miss Johnson Mr Kelsey Mrs Williams Mrs and child For Wellington Cameron Mrs and family Lorrianer Miss Smith Mr For Picton Pope Mrs and son For Nelson Baker Mr Deck Dr Kelling Mr and Mrs For the Manukau Boynton Mr
THE DIRECT STEAMERS The Arawa sailed from Lyttelton for London via Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday last, with the following passengers:
-Saloon Glenn Mr A Tickell Mr C H Second cabin - Buckley Mrs Neil Mr J D Pollard Miss Price Mr B J Walker Mrs Warren Miss Steerage Belvir Mr Elliot Miss Fyfe Mrs Revie Miss Robinson Mr Stacey Mr Wallis Miss Waugh Mr Wright Mr
Capetown, Dec. 20
The New Zealand Shipping Company's Rimutaka (Plymouth, Nov. 20) left yesterday evening for New Zealand.
Christchurch, December 10.
The Arawa will leave for London to-morrow with 20 passengers, 11,000 frozen sheep. 1760 bales of wool and a large general cargo.
Fire on board the river steamer Matau
New York - The H.J. Lilly sailed on October 16 for Wellington for Wellington and Lyttelton. For Wellington she has 5350 cases kerosene, and for Lyttelton 5000 cases.
Vessels loading at New York - Reed (Captain Joseph), for Dunedin and Auckland, probably clear about November 10.
Otago Witness Shipping News 17 December 1886