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ARRIVAL OF THE GOLCONDA
New Zealand Herald May 7th 1864

The Golconda, Capt. Montgomery, left the Downs on 7th and Land's End on 10 January. Sighted Madeira on 28 and St. Antonio on 5th February; crossed the line on 12th. Passed t;he meridian of the Cape on 20 March; the Lewin on 14th and Cape Van Dieman on the 22 April. Made the North Cape on 2 May and had to beat up along the coast; arrived on the afternoon on 5 May. She sighted a Norwegian barque, the Panope, from London to Otago. 112 days out, all well. She has brought a large general cargo and 28 passengers. Two births and no deaths, all in good health.