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The ACASTA departed Gravesend on 18 December, 1858 and arrived in Wellington on 11 April, 1859, under the command of John Holliday.


Transcribed from the Wellington Independent, 12 April 1859, Page 3


April 11, barque Acasta, 580 tons, Holliday, from London.


Archdeacon Hadfield, Mrs. Hadfield and two children

Miss Harriett Cox

Mr. C. J. Stevenson

Mr. John Maitland

Miss Summers

Mr. and Mrs. Adin Cockroft and child


Second Cabin:

Mrs. Jane Yeoman, Mr. Sidney Yeoman, Miss Martha Jane Yeoman

William and Ruth Benton

John Logan

Samuel Garforth



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