Ship: 1264 tons
Captain: James J Sowells
Sailed London November 23rd 1882 - arrived Auckland March 1st 1883
The NZ Shipping Co.'s ship Brahmin,
1264 tons, arrived at Auckland on March 1, 1883, aftera 9-day voyage from Gravesend. She
was an almost new vessel, having been built by Robert Steel and Co. on the Clyde in 1877.
She brought some 50 passengers to Auckland. On January 14, six days after passing Tristan
d'Acunha, the Brahmin met several icebergs, from 250ft to 300ft high. In 1889 she was
again in New Zealand, and twice in 1890.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett
|Daughter||Born on board - 22/02/1882|
|Government Assisted Steerage Passengers|
Copyright Denise & Peter 2001
Archives New Zealand IM5/4/37 page 494
New Zealand Herald March 2nd 1883