ARRIVAL OF THE TEVIOTDALE
New Zealand Times August 27th 1875
The ship Teviotdale, Captain Nichol (sic), ninety-six days out from London, arrived in harbour yesterday afternoon. The captain reports that the ship left the London docks on May 15th, The ship experienced fine weather until June 20, and from that date to the end of the voyage had to contend with heavy gales. The voyage was uneventful; but an unfortunate casualty happened on July 29, the ship at the time being in lat. 43deg. 30min. S, lon.62deg. 12min. E. A squall came on, and some tremendous seas broke over the ship fore and aft. One of the cowhouses broke loose. A seaman engaged in hauling in the braces became jammed between the drifting house and the bulwarks, by which he received such injuries that he soon after died. The health of the crew was exceedingly good.