ARRIVAL OF THE MARLBOROUGH
The Evening Post November 20th 1887
The SS & A Company's ship Marlborough, Captain Hird, from London was brought in by pilot Shilling last night. She left London on the 20th August, beat down Channel against SW wind , passed Lizards 25th, sighted Cape Ortegal on 30th, Madeira on 4th September, got NE trades same day, which were lost on 13th, crossed Equator on 22nd, met with light SE trades, and lost them on 1st October; passed Nightingale Island 9th, meridian of Greenwich on 13th, the Cape on 19th, Leuwin 7th November, Tasmania 14th, was off Farewell on 18th, made the Heads yesterday, and came to an anchorage last night. Moderate weather was experienced on the voyage, a long spell of SE wind prevailing off the Cape. She brings the following passengers, all of whom have arrived in excellent health:-
After discharging her cargo for this port she sails for Oamaru, for which port she has about 300 tons, and will load there with frozen meat for London. The ship was berthed at the wharf this afternoon. Messrs Levin & Co are agents for her.