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SHIPPING.

Hlgli Wuter. To-mokbow, Taiaroa Heads: 5.51 a.m. 0.10 p.m. Port Chalmers: G3la,rn., 050 p.m. Dunedin : 7.1G >.m.. 7.35 p.m. ♦ Port DiialmcfM. ARRIVED -Juse 1. Beautiful Star, r,?„ 146 ton?, Brewer, from Oam«ru. Patsengctt : Seven saloon, seven steerage. Junk 2. Knkinui, s.s., 59 tuns, Bett, from Fortrose. June 3. Awarua, schooner, 45 tons, Lewis, from Timatu, for the Macquarie Ts'anelu (put in). Enterprise, brigantino, 8!) tons, Connor, from Nap'er. SAjriKD.-Jc.vE2. Brunner, 8 p., 332 tons, Ewen, tor the Wrst Coast v'aOam'iiu. Hauroto, a.c, 1,270 tons, Kennedy, for Sydney via Lyttelton and Wellington. Pa--(mutters: For Wellington-Mr L alio. F<r Sjdoey— Mesi-ra Marks ai.tl Shirt. Jcnh 3. Rotorua, b.ii., 576 tons, Neville, for Northern Forte. Passengers: For Lyttelton -Mr Watson. For Wollirglon—Mr Grant, Miss Tl.omp-

News has reached Wellington of the death, on Good Fiiday, of Mi John Fascoe, late ch'ef officer of tho lonic. The Hauroto steamed down from Dunedin yeste: day morning, and left the George utrefit pier at 3.15 p.m. for Sydney via Lyttelton and Wellington. The barque Mabel has still a large quantity of kerosene to discharge. The fnvercargill is discharging and loading at tho Rattray street wharf. The Kakanui, with cargo from Fortroae, arrived at the Rattray street wharf at 8 a.m. on Sunday. She left Fortrose at 8 p.m. on Saturday, and had light S.E. winds to arrival. The barqne Loch Awo is nfarly clear of general c.irgo. She will commoncD putting out dead weight about Wednesday. The barque Thurso "s getting on well with the discharge of her Dunedin ca'go at the cro.-s wharf.

The Rotorua left the Victoria wharf this afternoon for Northern ports. The next Homo vessel expected is the ship Cattloob, Captain Dorman, which left London on March 16- now seventy-nine dnys out. The brlgmtine Enterprise, with timber and 500 sacks barley from N»pior, arrived this forenoon, and passed the Port to Dunedin, She left Nspleron tho 23rd ult.; htd variablo winds to arrival. The schooner Aware a, fiomTimaru for the Macquarie Islandp, put in this morning, and anchored in Carey Bay for tho purpose of completing her crew and takirg on board another boat, She left Timaiu on the 81st ult.; had light southerly winds with fine weather to arrival. The barque William Turner is c mpleting cargo at Jetty street wharf. During the week commencing May 27 and ending Juno 2, the following v ssrls have been at the Dunedin wharves:— 3 nival* : Loch Awe 1,053 tons, Isabella Anderson 7-\ Herald 353. Inverca'gill 123 (twice\ Wairarapa 1,023, Grsfcon 297, Rotomaha< a 865, Beautiful *tar 14(5 (twice), Kakanui 5G (kw'ce), Thurso 490, Hauroto 1.276, Rotorua 576, Biunner. 332; total, 6,994 tons Departure : Penguin 443 tons, Invercargill 132, HeraUl 356, Beautiful Star 146 (twice). Wairarapa 1.023, Kakanui 56, Rotomabana 856, Grafton 297, Hauroto 1,276, Brunnor 332. Brussels 991 ; totil, 6,053 t->ns. _ The Star of Victoria, one of the latest additions to the Colonial-Union fl-et, was built at Belfast in 1887, and is 3,240 tons register, and 2,100 indicated horse-power, and is supplied with triple expansion engines with all the latest improvements. She is to be fitted with three of Hall's refrigerators, and will carry about 900 tons frozen meat and about 8,000 bales wool. Tho Star of Kngland is 3,450 tons register, 2,4C0 indicated horse-power, and was built this y'<ar being launched in February at Belfast. Her engines are of the triple expansion prin ciple, and she is also to havo three of Hill's refrieerators. Her meat space is the same as the Star of Victoria, but she carries 1,000 bales The Brunner left Dunedin yesterday for West Coast ports via Oamaru. e.f wool more than her sister boat. They are both constructed of steel, are owned by the well-known firm of James P. Co ry and Co., and are of tho most modern type of cargo boats. Tho Beautiful Stai left Oamaru at 3 p.m. on Saturday ; had lierht southerly winds with clear weather and S.E. swell along the coast, and arrived at 9.45 pm. The barque Olive is expected to be clear of her Dunedin cargo tomorrow.

RESCUED IN MID OCEAN,

Tho name of Captain Hamilton Murrell has been frequently mentioned in recent cable messages as the rescuer of over 700 passengers fiom the disabled steamer Danmark. He and hiscifiw have been specially honored ia London, ard. jadgirg from the rcpotts given in the New York papers, their efforts richly deserved recognition. In the course of an article on the subjecl, the 'Tribune' remarks :-" A younccman (twenty-eight) to command an ocean steamer; he has an old head upon his shoulders. His coolness and self-possession were displayed most conspicuously when he directed the transfer of the passengers and crew from the sinking ship to his own decks. There was a high sea running at the time, and it was impossible for the boats to approach either vessel without imminent peril of being dashed to pieces. Captain Murrell, standing on the bridge of his steamer, without apparent concern or anxiety for the sifety of the 738 Scandinavians, supervised the operation as quietly as he would have shipped a cargo ot freight at a Philadelphia wharf. With ready invention, he devised an expedient bv which every boat's load was tranefetre'd wttfrottt difficulty or danger. A

life raft was attached to the Danmark and another to tho Misßouii, and the boats plied between the two, the passengers were lowered to the first raf'-, taken off without risk, landed on the second raft, and hoisted oa board the Missouri at the convenience of those who were manning the rape?. 5t wvl au admirably arranged ferry from one vessel to the other, and with a iii.jh wind aid heavy peas was op rated ao (■.uecet.sfully that not a life was lost. When the transfer was completed Captain Murrell cast overboard his cargo and devoted himself with untiring energy and fidelity to ministering to the comfort of tho hundreds of passengers committed to hist cure. It is not strange that every emigrant blessed him on leaving his vessel, and that the women hung about him, eager to kis3 his hands."

MOVEMENTS OF TIIIS UNION STEAM SUir COMPANY'S FLEET.

Monday, June 3. Oamaru.—Brunner arrived early. Tim arc —Hauroto arrived early from Dur.edin.—Orr.apere armed early from Oamaru. Lyttelton.— Mahinapua arrived 5 a.m. ; sails 9 p.m.—Wanaka arrived 5 a.m.; sails 10 p,m.—Grafton arrived 2 p.m. Sunday; sailed 2 pm. Wkli.ixcton. Marapouri anived 9 a.m. Sunday; sails for Lyttelton.- Takapuna anived noon Sur.d y.—Australia arrived 4 p.m. Sunday. Shipping Telegrams. Lyttelton, June 2. - Oaklar d°, barque, 107 days from London; all well,—Annie Hill, for Newcastle.

Sydnky, June 2.—Wakatipu, f -t Wellington,

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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 7923, 3 June 1889

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