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The LADY RUTHVEN departed on 2 May, 1877 and after 79 days arrived in Port Chalmers on 24 July, 1877. Captain D Welsh was in command.


Transcribed from the Otago Daily Times, 25 July 1877, Page 2


Lady Ruthven, ship, 1591 tons, D. Welsh, from Gravesend May 2nd. New Zealand Shipping Company, agents.


Dr Cupiss, Mr Mills

Second cabin -

Mr and Mrs Gifford and family

Misses Foreman, Wood (2), Parratt (2)

Messrs Harding, Hulme, Fitch, Dowrand, Barnett, Plant, Woolf, Bruce, Perks, Fawcett, Mitburn

Steerage -

Mr and Mrs Doyle and family

Mr and Mrs Taylor and family

Mr and Mrs McDonald

Messrs Briston, Palmer, Higgins, Bamford, Beil,Randell, Hudson, Smith, Duval, Henderson



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