STAR OF THE EAST
The STAR OF THE EAST departed London on 8 March, 1882 and arrived in Wellington on 16 June, 1882. Captain Balmanno was in command.
Transcribed from the Evening Post, 16 June, 1882, Page
ARRIVAL OF THE BARQUE STAR OF THE EAST, FROM LONDON.
The barque Star of the East, 793 tons, Captain Balmanno, was signalled early this morning, and was beating in this afternoon. She is under charter to the N.Z. S. Company, and brings several steerage passengers. She is reported as having left London on the 8th March.
The following is a list of her passengers:-
Mary, Jane, James and Wilhelmina Stewart
William, Mary, James and Frank Jessup
Emma, Herbert and Ada Parker
Mr. and Mrs. Ledbrook
Mary and Henry Hall
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