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High Water. To-UOBBOW. Taiaroa Head*: 2.17 a.m„ 2.38 p.m. Port Ohalmcrs : 2.57„ 318 p.m. Dunedin; 3.42 a.m„ 4.3 p.m. Port Chalmers. ARRIVED.— Mat 14. Mararoa, s.s, 1,658 tons, Edie, from Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff, Passengers : Mrs Kempthorne, Misses Tailor, Dunn, Matheson, Messrs Reid, Hastie, M'Namara, Symes, Hookings, Lind*ay, Lochhead, Kempthorne, Lltyd, Wright, White, Atkinson, Mackay; and eighteen in the steerage. Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Rest, from Waikawa. William Turner, barque, 431 tons, Bury, from Newcastle. SAILED.-MAT 14. Invercargill, s.s., 136 tons, Sundstrum, for Invercargill. Dunedin, schooner, 06 tons, Johansen, for Napier. Crest of the Wave, schooner, 58 tons, Ryffoll, for Lyttelton.

After nearly a week of easterly weather the wind shifted to the S. W., which enabled the schooner Crest of the Wave, which put in for shelter on the 7th ins';., to take her departuie this morning for Lyttelton. The Cincinnati was taken into the graving dock this morning for overhaul. The Mararoa, from Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff, arrived at Port Chalmers at 9.30 a.m. to-day, and after taking on board 300 casks cement she steamed up to Dunedin. She left Melbourne on the Bth lost., arrived at Hobart os the 10th, and left again same day; passed the Solanders at 7.30 a.m, on the 13th, arriving at the Bluff at noon, and left again at 11 p.m. same day, arriving as above, having experienced light, variable winds, with fine weather, throughout the passage. The a.s. Invercargill left the Rattray street wharf this afternoon with cargo for Invercargill. The barque Lorna Doone will complete her cargo for Melbourne this evening and leave Dunedin to morrow. The barque Otago is all clear of her inwird cargo and is rapidly taking in grain for Sydney. The s.s. Beautiful Star took in cargo this forenoon at the Rattray street wharf. She sails for Oaraaru at 10 p.m. The schooner Dunedin left the Jetty street wharf this afternoon with cargo for Naoier. The Kakanui, Captain Best, with cargo from Waikawa, arrived at Dunedin this afternoon. She left Waikawa yesterday evening and had S.W. winds with fine weather during the passage. After lan ling cargo she sails again this evening for Fortrose. The barque William Tamer, from Newcastle, arrived off the Reads early this morning and was tendered by the tug Plucky, which brought her into port, and she was berthed at the export pier at noon, in readiness to discharge some of her coal The William Turner, in addition to 440 tons of coal, brings 1,000 casks of cement and 1,900 spokes, Captain Berry reports leaving Newcastle on April 25; experienced a succession of light easterly and 8.8. winds, with fine weather, unjbil Mayl; thence light, easterly winds, with thick weather, until she breasted the Solanders on the 9th, when she encountered a heavy easterly gale with high sea and very clear weather, and was hove-to for twelve hours, when the gale moderated, and was succeeded by light, easterly winds, with thick weather, until she breasted Waipapa Point at 8 p m. yesterday; the wind then veered to the S.W., which brought her along the coast, and she was off the Heads at 2 a.m. to-day, towing into port as above.

ACCIDENT TO A MAIL STEAMER. the ionic pots back with a broken obank SHAFT, The R.M.S. lonic, which left Lyttelton on May 2, put back last night with a broken crank shaft. Captain Kidley states that on May 4, in longitude 168deg W., latitude 52deg 12min S., 926 miiesf rom Godley Head, the after crank shaft gave way. The vessel was beaded towards Lyttelton, and she returned under sail. On May 7 the wind changed from S.W. to B.S.W. All sail was crowded on, and next day the screw shaft was connected, and one engine was got to work. Lvttelton Heads were sighted late yesterday afternoon. The vessel is now lying ia the stream. Tho passengers presented Captain Kidley with an address complimenting him on the splendid way in which he handled the ves‘el. The mails will probably be sent by tho San Francisco mail leaving Lyttelton on Friday. The passengers and cargo will probably be transferred to the Coptic, now at Lyttelton. The transfer could be effected in about three The National Mortgage and Agency Company are advised from Christchurch that it has been decided to tranship the lonic’s passengers and cargo into tho Coptic, and send the latter boat away direct from Lyttelton at the end of this week. The repairs to the lonic will take about a fortnight, and it is expected that she will be ready to leave the oo’ony on the Coptic’s time'tyble date (30th inst.).

THE DIRECT STEAMERS. The R.M.S Aorangi left Rio de Janeiro on Sunday last for London.

Shipping Telegram*. Auckland, May 13.—Louie, from Newcastle. —Ringarooms, from Lyttelton. Manapouri, from the t : outh. Her Gisborne and Napier passengers were brought on to Auckland, aa they could not be landed at their destination on account of the heavy weather.—The Auckland schooner Aralula (late Julia Price), which was wrecked at Aitutaki, in the Harvey Group, about a year ago, has arrived in port. The vessel was purchased by the Natives and repaired by them, and comes to Auckland to be docked.—At Kaipara: Frank Guy, from Dunedin. Wellington; May 18, Tarawera, from Sydney via Auckland. Rimutaka, from Lyttelton.—Takapnna, for Nelson and Pioion. —Wakatipu, for the South. Passengers—Miss Collins, Mesdames Collins and Davidson ; and five steerage.—Tarawera, for Melbourne via the South. Passengers Mieses Weston, Doe, Williams (2), Roberts, and Dunlop, JMesdames Hutton, Aris, Pope, Inglis, Norman, Lane, Duncan, Dunlop, and Campbell, Captain Babot, Dr Hosking, Hon. Mr Campbell, Messrs Goodson, Norman, Hall, Morton, Hirscb, Studholrae, lane, Piper, Ellingham, Ancell, Sparks, Blade; and twelve steerage. Melbourne, May 14 —Pukaki, for New Zealand. Newcastle, May 14.—Tekapo, for Oamaru. London, May 13,—Arrived: Triton and Coromandel. Lyttelton, May 13.—6.30 p.m., lonic put back disabled. and Timaru. Napier (Spit), May 14.—6 a.ra., Edith May, for Sydney. Bluff, May 14.—1 a.m., Onyx, from Newcastle.

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SHIPPING, Issue 7906, 14 May 1889

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