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Excelsior
Ship: 500 tons
Captain: H Wood
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed Downs May 10th 1868 - arrived Wellington September 18th 1868

A vessel I have had a good many inquiries about was the ship Excelsior, 683 tons, which made five passages to Auckland. Originally a fast China tea clipper, she was chartered in 1859 by Shaw Savill and Company for the New Zealand trade. Excelsior made five voyages to Auckland and two to Wellington.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Name Age County Occupation
Cabin Passengers
Humfrey Captain
White Miss
Mr E
Mr A
Wood Mrs
Second Cabin Passengers
Beald Mr
Donald Miss
Shackleton Mr
Steerage Passengers
Donnell Mr
Mrs
3 children

                                     

Copyright Denise & Peter 2006

Reference:
The Wellington Independent September 19th 1868