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Evening Post July 7th 1883

The ship Lastingham, 1143 tons, under the command of Captain Morison, was brought in by Pilot Holmes at 10 o'clock this morning, anchoring close to Queen's Wharf. She will be under charter to the Shaw Savill and Albion Company, and left London on the 14th March; on the 40th day out she crossed the Equator, and up to that time had a continuance of light weather, with one or two hard blows, until the Snares were sighted, on the 25th ult. Made Pencarrow Light at 10pm yesterday, and was brought in as stated above. The ship brings ten passengers who have arrived in good health. The voyage was uneventful. The Lastingham has a cargo of about 1800 tons of general merchandise, and is consigned to Levin & Co.