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)
Otago Witness Shipping News 29 October 1886
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
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 steerageKoranui, 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