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)
The following is a transcript from the Otago Witness 30 April 1886 page 16
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.
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.
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
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
Penguin Departed Auckland on 28 April
1886 for the south.
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.
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.
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