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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)

ARRIVALS
Dec. 10 - Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from Fortose
Hawea, s.s., 462 tons, Hansby, from the North
Passengers:

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

American Shipping
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