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IMPORTS.

Per Te Anau : 275 sacks Bell's F bonedust.— W. J. Hursb and Co.

Per Wairarapa, from South : 200 sacks wheat. 65 sacks oata.—W. J. Hurst and Co.

Inwards Coastwise. — Atalanta, schooner, Kemp, from Whangarei, with 46 tons ironstone.

The barque Presto is discharging her Newcastle coals at the Queen-street Wharf.

The barque Conference was towed down from the Sugarworks Wharf this morning.

The American brigantine Motley, which is to come to Auckland, arrived at Wellington yesterday from New York, 119 days oub.

The Sydney barque Nautilus, 244 tons, Captain Cable, has joined tho well-known barque Loongana in tho Sydney-Solomon Islands trade.

Tho brigantine Lady Mabel, Captain Oakes, of Auckland, and the barque Pactole were loading ore ab Noumea on tho 10th Inst, for Sydney.

The French warship Champlain was floated out of the Calliope Dock this morning, fully repaired, aud took up an anchorAge in the stream.

The American barque Mary Hasbrouck, caving discharged her part cargo, has hauled out into tho stream to await her turn on the berth for New York.

The New Zealand Shipping Company's shartered steamer Elderslie is due hero from London aboub the first week in July, •via Australia, with general cargo.

Timber cargoes are now arriving in New Caledonia from Pugeb Sound direcb. The Theobold, barque, from Pugeb Sound, was discharging lumber ab Noumea May 16.

The brigantine Stanley was floated into tbe Auckland Graving Dock this morning for sighting and overhaul. She is re-fitting and having her standing rigging overhauled.

The schooner Mary, belonging to Capb. Gibbs, which went ashore ab Cabbage Bay, Coromandel Peninsula, lately and sustained some damage, was towed up to town yesterday by the cutter Mary Ann for repairs.

Tbe New Zealand Shipping Company inform us thab their chartered cargo-steamer Morayshire, 3,822 ton 3, is to call here about the end of next month, from London •via the South, wibh part cargo, and to part load.

The coasting cutter Waterlily, 26 tons register, built here in 1865, has been Bold by her owner, Mr Isaac Eggenton, to W. Boyd and others, of Napier, for fish-trawl-ing purposes, the price paid being £250. She will sail for Napier shortly. Mr Eggenton is replacing her by purchasing the local coasting schooner Saucy Kate, 41 tons register. The Waterlily is now overhauling on Sims and Brown's slip ab the North Shore.

The Chilian steamer Guayacan, from Newcastle, 11 days en route for Mauritius, had a narrow escape from stranding on the spit, near Kingscobs, Kangaroo Island (near Adelaide), last week. She appeared to be in a quandary as to her whereabouts, and the harbourmaster signalled danger as she was heading for the spit.

The Leipzig, Alexandrine, and Sophie, the German warships which paid New Zealand a visit some time since, are cruising along the coast of China and Japan. Near Shanghai the gunboat Wolf ran ashore on gome rocks off the Barren Islands, and damaged her hull so badly on the port side that four plates will have to be renewed. At latasb accounts she was in the dry dock ab Shanghai undergoing repairs.

A new 2,400-ton four-masted steel barque, the Andrada, which arrived at Sydney last week from London, is described as one of the finest specimens of modern British merchantmen seen in the waters of Port Jackson. She is one of the largest tonnaged eailers in the Australian trade. This is her first voyage, and she had on board quite 5,000 tons of cargo in measurement and •weighb. She was builb ab Sunderland by W. Pickersgill and Sons for the Andrada Sailing-ship Company, Limited, Messrs E. F. and W. Roberts, managing owners, and Captain G. E. Adams received the command. Her proportions for a sailer may be said to be huge, 304 ft sin length, and a fceam of 43fb 2in, depth 24ft, moulded gsft 9in. "

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IMPORTS., Auckland Star, Volume XXII, Issue 125, 28 May 1891

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IMPORTS. Auckland Star, Volume XXII, Issue 125, 28 May 1891

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