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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 30 April 1886 page 16      

ARRIVALS 

Hawea, s.s., 462 tons, Hansby, from the North. J. Mills, agent. Arrived Port Chalmers 23 April 1886. Passengers: 

Barker 		Mr
Gibbs		Mr
Hewlings 	Mr
Hodder 		Mr
Parker		Hon Mrs, child and nurse
Pollock 	Mr
Sundstrom 	Captain
Thompson 	Captain
Steerage: 1 passenger   

Ruapehu, R.M.S, 4163 tons, Greenstreet, from Plymouth 13 March via Madeira and the Cape of Good Hope. NZ S Co, agents. Arrived Port Chalmers 24 April 1886. 98 plus 23 children = 121 passengers (opens in new window) 


S.S Tarawera, 1269 tons, Sinclair, from Melbourne, via Hobart and the Bluff. J. Mills, agent. Arrived Port Chalmers, 27 April 1886. 
Passengers: 

            Ashford             Mr
            Bell                Mr
	    Ellis               Mrs
            Georgeson           Mr
            Jones               Mr
            Jones               Mrs
            Lillies             Mrs
            Matheson            Miss
            Reid                Miss
            Siegel              Mr
            Titchener           Mr
            Watson              Mr
            Wingate             Mr   

Ringarooma, s.s., 623 tons. Russell, from Auckland, via the East Cape ports. J. Mills, agent. Arrived Port Chalmers, 27 April 1886.
Passengers:  

          Fox               Mr
          Green             Mr
          Jordan            Mr
	  Paterson          Mrs
	  Reid              Mr
          Tilston           Mrs
          Tollhurst         Mr
	  Trapp             Mrs and Child
	  Woolley           Mrs
	  Whyborn           Captain
 
Steerage: 10 Persons

DEPARTURES

Rotomahana, s.s., 865 tons, Carey, for Melbourne, via Bluff. J. Mills agent. Departed Port Chalmers 22 April 1886. Passengers: 

            Barnes              Miss
            Bell                Mr
            George              Mr
            McCaig              Mr
            Quick               Mr
            Watson              Mr
            Webb                Mr
	    Willis              Mrs (and servant)

 Steerage: 24 Persons

Hawea, s.s., 462 tons, Hansby, for the North. J. Mills, agent. Departed Port Chalmers 27 April 1886.Passengers: 

            Bagley              Miss
            Begg                Mr
            Greensell           Miss
	    Hooper              Dr
            Hooper              Mrs
            Hooper              Mr
            Hooper              Mr
            Hooper              Miss
            Hooper              Miss
            Hooper              Miss
            Hooper              Miss
            McNeill             Mr
            Smith               Mrs

Tarawera, s.s., 1269 tons, Sinclair, for the North. J. Mills, agent. Departed Port Chalmers 27 April 1886. Passengers:

            Bunbury            Mr
            Bunbury            Mrs
            Fisher             Captain
            Forsyth            Mr
            Foster             Mrs
            Gabriel            Miss
            Hill               Mr Jack
            Hill               Mrs A (and Family) 
            Hercus             Mr
            Hercus             Mrs
            Matthews           Miss
	    Michie             Rev
            Michie             Mrs
            Pole               Mr
            Reynolds           Mr
            Towsey             Miss
            Wills              Mr
            Wingate            Mr

 Steerage: 10 Persons    

SHIPPING TELEGRAMS

Penguin Departed Auckland on 28 April 1886 for the south. 
 Passengers:

            Basson           Mr
            Bennet           Mr
            Broughton        Mr
	    Brown            Mr
	    Clarkson         Mr
            Coyle            Mr
            Glen             Mr
	    Hurst            Mr
            Hurst            Mrs
            Kay              Dr
            Levinsohn        Mr
            Moore            Mr
            Morell           Mr
            Rose             Mr
            Sinclair         Captain
            Sizer            Mr
            Wasbney          Mr
            Weston           Mr
            Weston           Mrs (family and servant) 

Hauroto, Departed Wellington on 28 April 1886 for the South.  
Passengers:

Bert  		    Mr
Bush                Mr
Coates              Mr
McLean              Mr
McLean              Mrs
Nathan              Mr
Nathan              Miss
O’Donovan           Mr
Stock               Mr
White               Miss

Rotorua,  Departed Wellington on 28 April 1886  for the south.
Passengers:

Barron             Master
Barron             Master
Cato               Miss
Hislop             Dr
Hislop             Mrs
Liddy              Mrs
McDonald           Mrs
Pepperill          Mr
Rankin             Mrs
Smith              Dr
Smith              Mr
Treadwell          Mrs
  

Otago Witness Shipping News 30 April 1886 page 16