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ARRIVAL OF THE ANAZI
Daily Southern Cross February 23rd 1875

The barque Anazi, Captain Hill, entered inwards at the Customs from London yesterday, and will shortly be accommodated with a berth alongside the Queen-street wharf. Tenders for discharge of her cargo will be received by the agents, Messrs. L. D. Nathan and Co., until noon to-day. The barque Union, from Newcastle, N.S.W., hauled alongside the outer T of the wharf where her cargo of coal will be discharged. The barque Martha was brought up the harbour yesterday and berthed at one of the eastern T's to discharge remainder of cargo. She will shortly proceed on a voyage to the Islands.

ARRIVAL OF THE ANAZI
Daily Southern Cross February 24th 1875

On boarding the Anazi on Friday night, the chief mate omitted to supply our reporter with an account of a collision at sea which occurred between that vessel and the ship City of Madras from London to Adelaide, in the tropics in latitude 4deg south, From Captain Hills account of the accident supplied to us, it appears that the Anazi was closehauled on a wind, and the City of Madras, a large and powerful ship of nearly 1,200 tons burthen, outsailed her, and after passing to leeward, luffed up under her bows. A collision being imminent, an attempt was made on board the Anazi to keep her away to clear the ship, but there was no time to avert the accident, and the Anazi, even with every precaution taken by Captain Hill, came into collision with the City of Madras, striking her on the quarter, and carrying away her mizen - mast, topgallant - mast, mizzenrigging, and mainyard, besides doing sides doing other slight damage. The Anazi lost lost her jib-boom, and the figure-head, and false pieces of cut-water were carried away. If Captain Hill had kept way on the ship, instead of stopping her way, the consequences would have been of a most serious character. The collision occurred about eight bells in the morning watch, the breeze blowing light at the time. Captain Hill went on board the City of Madras, to see if any assistance was required, and received an answer in the negative. He promised to go on board again, but he was unable to do so as the City of Madras, being a faster sailer, was not seen again. The occurrence has been reported to Lloyd's agents here, and also to the Collector of Customs, and the inquiry will be conducted before the Board of Trade when both vessels return to London. On his visit to the City of Madras, Captain Hill was accompanied by the carpenter of his vessel and the second mate. The locality where the collision occurred was off La Roccas, a most dangerous one. Navigators who have made voyages out to the Colonies preferring to give it a wide berth; and this is what Captain Hill tried to do, there being dangerous rocks and shoals in the vicinity. Near this place the Dundas was wrecked a few years ago, and several other shipping disasters have occurred.

ARRIVAL OF THE ANAZI
Daily Southern Cross February 25th 1875

Capt Hill, of the barque Anazi, reports that that vessele collided with the ship City of Madras, bound from London to Adelaide. Capt Hill says that the Anazi was close hauled on the wind, and the City of Madras, a large and powerful ship of nearly 1,200 ton's burthen, outsailed her, and, after passing to leeward, luffed, and came on across the Anazi'a bows. A collision being imminent, an attempt was made on board the Anazi to keep her away to clear the ship, but there was not time to avoid the accident, and the Anazi came into collision with the City of Madras, striking her on the quarter, and carrying away her mizen - mast, topgallant - mast, mizzenrigging, and mainyard, besides doing sides doing other slight damage. The Anazi lost her jibboom and figurehead, and false pieces of her cutwater were carried away. The collision occurred at about eight bells in the morning-watch, the breeze blowing light at the time. Captain Hill went aboard the City of Madras to see if any assistance was required, and received an answer in the negative. He promised to go aboard again, but was unable The City of Madras being a faster sailer, she was not seen again. The occurrence has been reported to Lloyd's agents here, also to the Collector of Customs, and an inquiry will be conducted before the, Board of Trade, when, both vessels return to London.

POLICE COURT - FRIDAY
[Before his Worship the Mayor and Dr Horne, Justices]
Daily Southern Cross March 6th 1875

Breaches off the Merchant Shipping Act - Robert Connolly, for deserting from the barque 'Anazi,' on the 4th instant, was sent to gaol for twelve weeks.