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
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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