Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Edinburgh Castle
Ship: 627 tons
Captain: Henry Cape
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London December 4th 1872 - arrived Auckland May 14th 1873

Edinburgh castle, 627 tons, Captain H Cape, sailed 4th December, 1872, arrived 14th May. When off Beechy Head the ship collided with the brigantine Fergus, carrying away some of her fore rigging, top gallant bulwarks and anchor stock. The brigantine was also damaged. The Edinburgh Castle put back to Deal for repairs, sailing again on the 28th December. She struck a heavy gale of Eddystone Lighthouse and had to put back to Portland. She made her final start on 24th january.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Edinburgh Castle

Name Age County Occupation
Passengers
Allwood John
Harpon Catherine
Arthur
Frederick
Harrison George
Mrs
Henry
Alice
Emily
                                             

Copyright Denise & Peter 2002

Reference:
New Zealand Herald May 15th 1873