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
Mr. and Mrs. Adin Cockroft and child
Mrs. Jane Yeoman, Mr. Sidney Yeoman, Miss Martha Jane Yeoman
William and Ruth Benton
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