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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)

Otago Witness Shipping News 29 October 1886

ARRIVALS
October 21 - Mawhera, s.s, 553 tons, Hill, from the North. 
Passengers: Mrs Sherratt and child, 1 child
Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from Waikawa
Mahinapua, s.s., 205 tons, Holmes, from Nelson, via intermediate ports. 
Passengers: Miss Mills, Mrs Wilson, Mr Morris, Master Quelch
Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, White from Oamaru
Omapere, s.s., 352 tons, Smith from the West Coast.
Passengers: Saloon - Mrs P Longton
Invercargill, s.s., 136 tons, Sundstrom, from the coast
October 22 - Penguin, s.s., 442 tons, Allman, for the North. 
Passengers: Mr and Mrs Rich, Messrs Bickerton and Thompson; and 3 steerage

Marlborough, ship, 1124 tons, Hird, from London (29 July) N M and A Co, agents. 
Passengers: Saloon - 
Ellis 		Mr
French 		Mr
Mitchell 	Mr
Sinclair 	Mr
Steerage - 
Luden 		Mr and Mrs and two children
Cooke 		Mr
Gale 		Mr
Grosvenor 	Mr

October 23 - Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from Waikawa.
Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, White, from Oamaru. Passengers: 9 saloon
October 24 - Gleaner, brigantine, 115 tons, from Wangaroa
October 26 - Invercargill, s.s., Sundstrom from the coast
Afma, brigantine, 190 tons, Ankerson, from Kaipara. H. Guthrie, agent
October 26 - Tarawera, s.s. 1289 tons, Sinclair, from Hobart, via the Bluff. J. Mills agent
Passengers: From Melbourne - 
Burnett 	Mr
Calder 		Mrs
Calder 		Miss
Dodds 		Mr
Dodds 		Miss 
Donelly 	Mr
Horton 		Mr
Hunt 		Mr
Hallenstein 	Misses (2)
Mair 		Mr
Passey 		Mrs and child
Passey 		Mr
Rowan 		Mr
Watson 		Mr
Wilson 		Mr
10 steerage
From the Bluff - 
Mackenzie 	Mr
Scandrett 	Mr
three steerage

October 27 - Mary A. Greenwood, barque, 617 tons, Tooker, from New York (July 3). Bates, Sise, and Co, agents.
Grafton, s.s. 548 tons, Nordstrom, from Westport, via intermediate ports. 
Passengers:
Anster 		Mr
Barber 		Mr
Broom 		Miss
Finn 		Miss
Malcolm 	Mr

Wairarapa, s.s., 1023 tons, Chatfield, from Sydney, via the East Coast.
Passengers:
Blundell 	Mr
Brett 		Mr
Bradshaw 	Miss
Collins 	Dr
Collins 	Mr
Dale 		Miss
Dick 		Miss
Duncan 		Mrs
Fulton 		Mr
Kempthorne 	Miss
Martindell 	Mr
Pearce 		Mr
Martindell 	Mr
Morgan 		Mr
Outram 		Mr
Russell 	Miss
Sligo 		Miss
Symonds 	Mr
Weber 		Miss
Wright 		Mr
16 steerage
DEPARTURES
October 21 - Waipa, ship, 1017 tons, Jamieson, for Gisborne, N.Z.S. Co., agents
Rotomahana, s.s., 865 tons, Carey, for Melbourne, via the Bluff and Hobart.
Passengers:
For the Bluff - 
Dalziel 	Miss
Logan 		Mr
For Hobart - 
Butcher 	Mrs
For Melbourne - 
Cox 		Mr
Credgington 	Mr
Dodson		Mr
Kirkcaldy 	Miss
Moyle 		Mr and Mrs
Reidle 		Mr
Richards 	Mr and Mrs
Robertson 	Mr
Sievwright 	Mrs
and 12 steerage

Kakanui, 59 tons, Best, for Waikawa
October 22 - Go-ahead, s.s., 138 tons, Plumley, from the North
Invercargill, s.s., Sundstrom, for Invercargill
Mahinapua, 205 tons, Holmes, for the West coast ports, via Timaru
Beautiful Star, for Oamaru
October 23 - Himalaya, barque, 1008 tons, Paterson, for Wellington. Nm and A Co., agents
Marmian?, barque, 788 tons, Piper, for Napier. Neil and Co. (LTD) agents
Frederick Bassil, barque, 343 tons, Ryffell, for Kaipara. H Guthrie, agent
October 26 - Omapere for Auckland via intermediate ports
Penguin, s.s, Allman, for the North. 
Passengers: For Lyttelton - 
Cox 		Mrs
McKerrow 	Mr
Vaughan 	Mr
For Wellington -
Rother 		Mr
For Nelson - 
Smith 		Mrs
For Auckland -
Fraser Rev. 	Mr
October 26 - Kakanui, s.s. 59 tons, Sundstrom, for Riverton and Fortrose
Beautiful Star, for Oamaru
October 27 Invercargill, 136 tons, Sundstrom for Invercargill
Tarawera, s.s., 1269 tons, Sinclair, for Sydney, via the East Coast.
Passengers:
For Lyttelton - 
Churton 	Miss
Mair 		Mr
Neill 		Miss M
Pottinger 	Mr
For Wellington - 
Findlay 	Mr
Glasgow 	Mrs W T
For Gisborne
Walcott 	Miss
For Auckland
Gourley 	Mr
Houghton 	Mr
Schoch 		Mr
Wilson 		Mr
For Sydney
Broad 		Mr
Gillies 	Miss
Iscen 		Mr and Mrs
Miller 		Mrs
Sime 		Miss
4 steerage
Koranui, s.s., 301 tons, Oliver, for the West Coast.
THE DIRECT STEAMERS
The Ruapehu sailed from Wellington for London on Thursday night,
with the following passengers: Saloon - 
Burrell 	Mrs
Burrell 	Misses (3)
Burrell 	Mr Hugh
Greenstreet 	Mrs
Macartney 	Miss S
Marriott 	Mr Sidney
Nathan 		Mrs
Simpson 	Mrs

Second Saloon - 
Bancroft 	Mr George
Burns 		Mr Arthur
Deonchar 	Master Alex.
Green 		Mr Arthur
Vandercuyce 	Mr Roger
Wilson 		Mr Robert

Steerage: 
Bradley 	Mr William
Bromwich 	Mrs
Bromwich 	Mr Fred
Bromwich 	Mr Geoffrey
Brown 		Mrs
Burns 		Mrs and infant
Burns 		Mr William 
Burns 		Mr Robert
Cortis 		Mr Edgar
Eynon 		Mr Charles
Farrant 	Mr Thomas
Gorst 		Mr Curtis
Grant 		Mrs
Green 		Mr Richard
Greenwood 	Miss Jane
Heath 		Mr W
Heath 		Miss Sarah
Hograth 	Mr Hugh
Hosie 		Mr John
Joyce 		Miss Margaret
Juggins 	Mr James
Lloyd 		Mr John
Nichol 		Mr James
Pringle 	Mr James
Reid 		Miss Martha
Rogers 		Master Henry
Rogers 		Master Thomas
Southee 	Mrs and two boys
Southee 	Miss Blanche
Waller 		Mr George

The s.s. Doric arrived at Hobart at 10 o'clock on Friday morning, and was to sail for Wellington in the afternoon. 

Wellington, October 27
The Doric, from London, anchored in harbour at 6 o'clock this morning, after a passage of 46 days, including stoppages, from Plymouth. She left London on September 9 and Plymouth on the 11th; inst., and Hobart on the 22nd inst. Had a splendid passage. Landed 137 passengers of all classes at Hobart. Miss Minnie Palmer and her company, the "Partner" Company where landed at Hobart, and proceeded to Melbourne, where they open in a fortnight. Mr J R Rogers is her manager. They intend to visit New Zealand. The Doric has 43 first-class, 46 second and 112 steerage for New Zealand ports. Dr Reeles?, formerly of the Arawa, is medical officer. She sails for Port Chalmers on Saturday. Passengers: For Otago:

Saloon - 
Black 		Miss Jessie
Rhodes 		Mr 
Rhodes 		Miss T
Stewart		Miss Maud

Second saloon - 
Coull 		Mr and Mrs
Hunter 		Miss M
Rowney 		Mr S
Tepson 		Miss N
White 		Miss M

Third class - 
Arbuckle 	Mr M
Brown 		Mrs Jessie
Brown 		Mr G
Crossley 	Mr D
Daley 		Mr W
Doyle 		Mr J
Kerr 		Mr Donald
Kerr 		Mr Duncan
Kelly 		Mr and Mrs J
Rose 		Mr and Mrs F
Taylor 		Mr J
Teesdale 	Mr Robert
Teesdale 	Mr Thomas
Saxelby 	Mr B
Sharples 	Mr ?H
Wallace 	Mr R
For Port Chalmers
Brown 		Mr George
Walker 		Mr John
The Star 27 October 1886
Doric's passengers for Christchurch: Saloon:
Abriani 	Mrs
Bragley 	Mr FC
Cookson 	Mr
Hill 		Mrs HP
Ismay 		Captain and Mrs, child and nurse
Marshman 	Mr J
Robinson 	Mr WD
Skyring 	Miss
White 		Mr Mrs and Miss 

Second Saloon
Archibald 	Mr JE
Birbett 	Mr RE
Dendo 		Mr H
Gurnat 		Mr and Mrs
Grubb 		Mr and Mrs and two children
Oakes 		Mr HA
Sherrat 	Mr and Mrs and son
Taylor 		Mr
Wheolom 	Mr and Mrs and four children

Third Class
Chimnery 	Mr and Mrs and eight children
Coulter 	Mr P
Driffin 	Mr G
Downes 		Mr A
Eager 		Mr T
Gadd 		Mr C
Harringall 	Mr C
Joy 		Mr JP
Knight 		Miss Jane
Kueeshaw 	Miss WJ
Leigh 		Mr ?SE
Rowe 		Mr and Mrs P and two children
Saringhansen 	Mr E
Schmidt 	Mr C
Tirman 		Mr and Mrs J and three children
Warden 		Mr H

Second Saloon for Lyttelton:
Hunnibell 	Mrs
Mulcock 	Mrs

Otago Witness Shipping News 29 October 1886