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BOANERGES














The BOANERGES departed Queenstown (Cohb), Ireland on 13 September, 1859
and arrived in Auckland on 22 December, 1860, under the command of Major Dwyer.














Transcribed from the Daily Southern Cross, 25 December, 1860, Page 2.







The Boanerges arrived in the evening of Saturday, 100 days out from the Cove of Cork, which port she left on
the 13 September, crossing the Equator on the 8th Oct, in Long. 31 35' W., the meridian of the Cape on the
10th Nov., in Lat. 40 S, and subsequently going as far south as 49. The Three Kings were made on Wednesday
last, after a heavy gale. The Boanerges brings out the remainder of the second battalion of the 14th Foot, namely,
14 officers, 480 non-commissioned officers and privates, 42 women, and 44 children, under the command of
Major Dwyer. The voyage has been, on the whole, a healthy one, though four deaths occurred during the same, 
one soldier from dysentry, a seaman from consumption, and two boys. 















Daily Southern Cross, 25 December 1860, Page 3







ARRIVAL OF REINFORCEMENTS











On Saturday evening the "Boanerges" arrived with the second detachment of the second battalion of the 14th
Regiment. The following are the names of officers and passengers:-














DWYER Major & Mrs and female servant











HEYWOOD Capt.




BARNES Capt.




HARMAN (Brevet Major) Capt.




LEPPER Capt. & Mrs




MINNETT Capt. & Paymaster




MINNETT Mrs & 5 children & female servant











FURNEAUX Lieut.




PHELPS Lieut.




H HARRINGTON Lieut.




EDWARDS Lieut.




BUTTLER Lieut.











WILLIS Ensign




F W HARRINGTON Ensign











BENNETT Dr. & Mrs


















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