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The Lyttelton Times


Vol. 1. No.1.                     SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1851                  PRICE SIXPENCE


SHIPPING NEWS
ARRIVED

Dec. 16 ship Charlotte Jane, 720 tons, Lawrence, master, Plymouth Sep. 7, with 26 cabin, 24 intermediate, and 104 steerage passengers.
Same day, ship Randolph, 761 tons, Dale master, from Plymouth Sep 7, with 34 cabin, 15 intermediate, and 161 steerage passengers.
Same day, cutter, Alpha, 40 tons, Mc'Gregor, master, from Wellington, cargo sundries.
Dec 17, ship Sir George Seymour, 850 tons, Goodson, master, from Plymouth Sep. 8, with 40 cabin, 23 intermediate, and 164 steerage passengers.
Dec. 23, schooner Twins, 41 tons, Davis, master, from Wellington, cargo, sundries
Dec. 24, cutter Katherine Johnstone, 12 tons, Armstrong, master, from Wellington,cargo, sundries
Dec. 27, barque, Cressy, 720 tons, Bell, master, from Plymouth Sep. 8, with 27 cabin, 23 intermediate, and 105 steerage passengers.
Dec. 31, schooner, Flirt, 12 tons, Day, master, from Sumner, ballast.
Same day, cutter, Fly, 23 tons. Cemino, master, from Wellington, cargo, potatoes, and sundries
Jan. 3, cutter, Katherine Johnstone, from Sumner, ballast.
Same day, schooner, Fanny, 9 tons, from Wellington, cargo, potatoes, timber, and sundries.
Same day, schooner, Phoebe, 24 tons, Benson, master, from Wellington, cargo, potatoes, timber, onions, and sundries.
Same day, schooner, Undine, 40 tons, Champion, master, from Wellington, having on board, the Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of New Zealand.
Same day, schooner, Flirt, 12 tons, Day, master, from Sumner, cargo, tools belonging to Association.
Jan. 6, H.M. brig Victoria, 200 tons, Deck, master, from Wellington, passengers, Mr. Justice Chapman, the Hon. H. W. Petre, W. Fox, Esq. and lady, W. Long Wrey, Esq. and _  Dawes, Esq.
Same day, schooner, Fanny, 9 tons, Smith, master, from Sumner, ballast.
Jan 7, schooner, Henry, 20 tons, Bowler, master, from Wellington, via Cape Campbell, cargo, timber and sundries
Same day, cutter, Alpha, 40 tons, Mc'Gregor, master, from Wellington, cargo, vegetables, shingles, and sundries.
Jan 9, cutter, Katherine Johnstone, Armstrong, master, from Port Albert
Jan 10, schooner, Flirt, Day, master, from Sumner, ballast.

SAILED

Dec. 18, H.M.S. Fly, 18 guns, Captain Oliver, for Wellington, passengers, His excellency Sir G. Grey, K.C.B., Governor in Chief, and Lady Grey, Col. Bolton, R.E., Captain Nugent, 58th regiment, and Godfrey J. Thomas, Esq.
Dec. 19, cutter, Alpha, 40 tons, Mc'Gregor, master, for Wellington, cargo, wool and cheese.
Dec. 23,  schooner, Flirt, 12 tons, Day, master, for Sumner, cargo, luggage.....Jan. 2, 4, 8.
Dec. 24, cutter Katherine Johnstone, 12 tons, Armstrong, master, from Wellington,cargo, sundries
Dec. 27, barque, Cressy, 720 tons, Bell, master, from Plymouth Sep. 8, with 27 cabin, 23 intermediate, and 105 steerage passengers.
Dec. 31, schooner, Flirt, 12 tons, Day, master, from Sumner, ballast.
Same day, cutter, Fly, 23 tons. Cemino, master, from Wellington, cargo, potatoes, and sundries.
Dec. 28, schooner, Twins, 41 tons, Davis, master, for Wellington
Jan 1, 1851, cutter, Katherine Johnstone, Armstrong, master, for Sumner, cargo, provisions, and luggage.
Jan 4, schooner, Fanny, 9 tons, Smith, master, for Sumner, part of original cargo, luggage
Jan 7, ship Charlotte Jane, 720 tons, Lawrence, master, for Sydney.   Passengers, Messrs. Welsh and Rankin.
Same day, schooner Undine, 40 tons, Champion, master, for the Chatham Islands and Otago, Passenger, The Bishop of New Zealand [Selwyn]
Jan 8, cutter, Katherine Johnstone, Armstrong, master, for Port Albert, cargo, luggage.
Jan 9, barque, Barbara Gordon, 338 tons, Lilley, master, for Auckland, ballast.
Jan, 10 ship Randolph, 761 tons, Dale master, for the Straits of Lombock.
Same day, H.M. brig Victoria, 200 tons, Deck, master, for Wellington, passengers, Mr. Justice Chapman, the Hon. H. W. Petre, W. Fox, Esq. and lady, W. Long Wrey, Esq. and  Mr. Dawes.
Same day, schooner, Fanny, 9 tons, Smith, master, for Sumner, cargo, luggage

IN PORT

Ship Sir George Seymour, 850 tons, Goodson
Barque Cressy, 720 tons, Bell
Schooner Henry, 20 tons, Bowler
Cutter Alpha, 40 tons, McGregor
Schooner Flirt, 12 tons, Day

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