POET OP LYTTELTON.
Arrived. Saturday. Aspasia, schooner, from Wellington and East Coast. Palala, barque, from Port Chalmers. , St. Kilda, s.s., from Dunedin. Casma, barque, from Newcastle. Sailed. Sato kd ay. Wanaka s. s., for Wellington. Marmion, barque, for Greymouth. Wangapui. ♦ Yesterday. I Examiner, barque* for Greymouth. Olio, schooner,Tor Waitapu. Gleopatra, brigantine, for Auckland. Elizabeth Curie, schooner, for D’Urville brigantine, for Greymouth. Wave of life, schooner, for Kaipara. Collision in Lyttelton Haxhor. JlheMpre and aft schooner Aspasia, ICjapt&H'Moore, arrived from Wellington - if ahd the East Coast on Saturday evening, —and~the -wind being light brought up off or -a'Tfttle -to : the eastward of Diamond ■ .Harbor. : At about la. m, yesterday the ‘ Lyttelton _Harbor ' . Board’s steam tug-Lyttleton-was returning to port after tbw‘l ing up the barque Palala, and ran into the -schooner then lying at anchor, carrying away her bowsprit and jibboom, her cat-•-head, and • portion of her bulwarks, and - doing some slight damage to her head sails. • Captain Moore, of the schooner, states • that- ho was below at the time the steamer " Was : first seen by one of the crew on deck, ‘ who gave the alarm, and that he (the ■captain) rnshed up on deck just as the ■ steamer came into collision. He says it •’ sras.drizzling rain at the time, and consequently not very; clear, arid that he had a (grtod light hanging in his main rigging ; on the port 'side/ to which he called the '' attention of the pilot, who came on board Ms vessel from’the tug after the collision. ■ Also that the schooner was lying with her : head to the north, and the tug struck her -at an angle' on the starboard bow. On board the tug steamer it is affirmed that no light -was visible.— Press.
Wellington, Yesterday. ■jj j, Arrived—Tararua, from the South ; Wallace, from Nelson; Mary, threemasted schooner, from Singapore, after a passage of :09. days j Wanaka, from the South ; Penguin, from 1 Picton ; Go-Ahead, f froth the East Coast. v' Sailed—Penguin, for Taranaki and Manakau, with the Southern portion of • the 'outward San Francisco mail; Tararua, for the North.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 280, 28 February 1881
SHIPPING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 280, 28 February 1881
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