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RUAPEHU

 

The RUAPEHU departed London on 13 September, 1893 and arrived in Wellington, via Teneriffe,
Capetown and Hobart, on 4 November, 1893.

 

Transcribed from the Evening Post, 4 November 1893, Page 2.


ARRIVAL OF THE RUAPEHU FROM LONDON.

The N.Z.S. Co.'s SS Ruapehu left Plymouth at 4.45 pm on 16th September, arrived at Teneriffe at noon on 21st. and after taking in 365 tons coal proceeded on her way to Capetown at 10.25 am on 22nd, arriving there at 8.30 pm on 8th October. After disembarking 17 passengers and mails and embarking 15 passengers and mails, sailed for Hobart at noon next day, arriving there at 0.40 pm on 29th. Landed 29 passengers and 300 tons cargo, and left for Wellington at 1pm on 30th. arriving in harbour at 12.30 this morning, and after being inspected by the Health Officer was berthed alongside the Queen's Wharf at 8 am. Encountered a heavy southerly gale after leaving the Cape, which lasted six days. The health of all on board (with the exception of two deaths recorded elsewhere) was good. The usual amusements were held throughout the voyage. The Ruapehu brings about 2000 tons of cargo for all ports, of which about 1100 tons are for Wellington. She remains here until Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning next, proceeds thence to Lyttelton, and, returning, makes this her final port of departure for Home.

Following is a list of her passengers:

Saloon:

Misses

Ashton

Clarke, (4)

Peers

Reeves

Messon

Fulton

Thompson

Wilson

Mesdames

Tonking and 2 children

Clarke (2)

Wilson and child

Fulton and child

Waller

Hon E. Lascelles

Sir R. Rennie

Sir J. Hector

Messrs

F. C. Fulton

W. H. Smith

A. Glendining

T. E. Patterson

J. H. Tonking

E. Walker

H. Holmes

R. Hodge

Clarke (2)

J. J. Savage

A. Stewart

T. Dunsford

H. J. Griffiths

Master Hamlyn

 

Second saloon:

Misses

Dale

Disher

Evans (2)

Menlove

Todd

Mesdames

Disher

Johnston and 2 children

Tims and 4 daughters

M. Kent and infant

Mourant

Stein and child

Dr Johnston

Messrs

Blair

Acocks

Bonham

Mourant

Cripps

Crawley

Tonking

Bracken

Buxton

Goodwin

Hewlett

Hoare

Hine Knight

May

Ogier

Rodgers

Schatz

Smales

Stein

Taylor

Styles

Winton

Gray

Smith

Lamprell

Stevenson

Vaughan

 

Intermediate:

Misses

Hebblewhite

Holton

Fawcett

Johnston

Mesdames

Swanton and 4 children

Mew and 2 children

Fraser and 3 children

Messrs

Byford

Hay (2)

Bethune

Bremner

Holton (3)

Swanton

Mew

88 steerage

 

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