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ARRIVAL OF THE SHIP ELECTRA
The Wellington Independent October 17th 1871

The ship Electra, which reached port yesterday afternoon, under command of Captain Sellars, sailed from London on July 12, and from Gravesedn on the 13th. Had light variable westerly airs till July 19th, when she took her departure from Eddystone, with a smart westerly breeze, which drew gradually into the N W; thence, till getting the N E trades, had light northerly and westerly winds. The trades were got on the 29th July, in 33o N and 20o West; they also proved light, and wewre left in 16o N. Thence, to 4o N, had light S W and S S W winds,