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Wild Duck
Ship: 786 tons
Captain: Bishop
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London September 9th 1861 - arrived Wellington December 31st 1861

The Wild Duck, chartered in the sixties by Shaw Savill Co., was a full rigged ship of 737 tons. She ran almost exclusively to Wellington under Captain Bishop, but made one voyage each to Auckland and Nelson.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Wild Duck

Name Age County Occupation
Chief Cabin
Brown Mr R
Daniel Mr A
Hadfield John
Highland Mr A
Jordan Mr
Morley Miss
St Hill Mr
Sutherland Miss E
White John

In all there were about forty passengers on board. These are the Chief Cabin passengers only.


Copyright Denise & Peter 2004

The Wellington Independent December 31st 1861