ARRIVAL OF THE LOCHLEE
The Wellington Independent May 13th 1871
The three-masted schooner Lochlee, Captain Boig, left London on the 1st January. Experienced very heavy weather in the channel, and did not get clear of land till the 10th; in crossing the Bay of Biscay very heavy weather was again experienced. She sighted Saint Antonia on the 8th February; crossed the Line on the 16th February. The island of Tristan d'Acunha was sighter on the 14th March (73rd day out). While running down the easting, a heavy gale was met. One sea came on board and washed the galley overboard, and started the bulwarks and stanchions. She sighted the Solander on the 7th May, was off Cape Campbell on Wednesday night, and arrived in this harbour about 1pm yesterday, and moored alongside the Queen's Wharf. She brings no passengers, has a full cargo of merchandise, and is consigned to Messrs W & G Turnbull & Co.