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Evening Post February 6th 1871

The ship Celaeno, Captain Renaut, from London, arrived in this harbour yesterday morning, after a passage of 95 days from land to land. She brings a number of first, second and third class passengers, under the care of Dr Goold (formarly of Hall's Arctic Expedition) all of whom have arrived in good health. Two births occurred on board but there were no deaths. The immigrants include fifty-nine Norwegian and Swedish, sixteen Irish, and two Scotch. There are twelve cabin passengers, including six nuns of the order of Our Lady of Missions, two of whom will go to Hawkes Bay, two to Nelson, and two to Christchurch. The ship Glendower, from London to Sydney, 84 days out, was spoken, and requested to be reported. She had on board Dr Moran, Roman Catholic Bishop from Elizabeth Town Cape of Good Hope, and several priests and nuns, all in good health, The Celaeno is consigned to Messrs W and G Turnbull and Co.