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The ARAWA departed London on 7 July, 1892 and arrived in Wellington, via Plymouth, on 25 August, 1892. Captain John Stuart was in command.


Transcribed from the Evening Post, Monday, 15 August, 1892.





The S.S. &A. Co.'s ss Arawa, which left Plymouth on the 9th July, is expected at Hobart on Thursday next, and in Wellington on, the following Monday. The following: is a list of her passen­gers:-


Saloon –


Misses Barlow, Duncan, Hopkins (2)


Mesdames Andrews, Hopkins, Macleay, Mayrick, Ransome, Shennan family (3) and maid, Tillotson, Watson, Withers family (2) and maid


Dr Ransome


Lieut-Col Tillotson


Messrs W. Bean, A. Chaytor, E. Elgee, W. Finlay, T. Harris, R. Hopkins, J. Johnston, A. Macleay, J. Moore, S. Read, Watson Shennan, J. Tanner, S. Toms, John Whitie, and J. Watson


Second saloon –


Misses Higgs, Hutton (2) and Styles


Rev J. Forrest


Messrs Abbott, Gotz, Hawkins, Hunter, Stevens, McGroarty, Redick, Campbell, Tate, Wallace, Wren and Withers


67 steerage




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