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SHIPPING., Issue 7927, 7 June 1889
To-MOBROW. Taiaroa Heads; 9.20 a.m., 0.51) p.m. Port Chalmers : 10 0a.r0., 10.30 p.:n, Dunedin: 10.45 a.m., 11.21 p.m.
ARRIVED —June 7.
Takapuna. h.h.. 370 tons, Grant, from Northern port*. Passengers: Mesdanies Massey, Mitchell. Messrs Massey, Gibb, Farqubar, Callan, Biclmer, Young; and ono steerage. SAILED.— Junk 7.
Mahinapua, s.s., 201 tons. Todd, for the W(. B t Coast via Timaru.
Captain Kemp, of the Australia, intends to apply to the Governor, under secti n 24 of the Shipping Seamen’s Act, for the return of his certificate recently suspended for three months by the Nautical Court appointed to inquire into the Rangitoto Channel collision. He urges that the decision of the Court was based on wrong assumptions. On May 20 there was launched at La Ciotat, near Marseilles, a new steamer for the Messageries Maritimes Company’s Australian service. Her dimensions are: Extreme length, 500 ft; beam, 49ft 4in ; depth of hold, 30ft 9iu; depth from spar deck, 45ft; displacement, 9,n06 tons ; draught at stern, 27ft; draught at stem, 23ft. She will accommodate 127 first class, seventyfour second class, and 103 third class passengers. Her engines are of the triple expansion type, and will give 7.000 horse-power. The steam will be generated in two boilers, which are of the Bellville type, now in constant use in the new steamers of this company, as the best iu existence to obtain with so high a pressure and such powerful results. The Australian is the name of the new boat, and she is to attain a speed of over eighteen knots. The company intend to build three othu- vessels on the same lines and of the same dimension. The Takapuna arrived at the Rattray street wharf at 9.20 a.m. to-day from Northern ports. Mr Bourne (purser) reports she left Nelson at 1.10 p.m. on the 4th inst. ; called at Pioton, Wellington, Lyttelton, and Akaroa, and left the latter port at C p.m. yesterday; passed Port Chalmers at 8 20 a.m. to-day, and _ made fast to the wharf as above. She experienced thick weather and smooth seas throughout the pass’ge . .... , The brigantine Enterprise is taking In cargo for Napier at the Jetty street wharf. The Mahinapua took in cargo at the Rattray street wharf to-day, and sails at 6 p.m. for Northern ports. The Beautiful Star loaded at the Rattray street wharf, and sails at 10 p.m. for Oamaru. The barque Nannie was to leave New York for Duned n on May 4, and the barque Clan M'Lecd was on the loading berth for this port and Auckland. . The baique Ralston, from Glasgow for this port, was spoken on April 8 in latitude 51deg N., longitude 14deg W. Shipping Telegrams. Brisbane, June 7. —Janet Nicool, s.s., from Lyttelton. Newcastle, Juno 7.—Tekapo for Lyttelton. Bluff, June 7.—7.15 a m., Manapouti, from Port Chalmers. Lyttelton, June 7. —9 50 0.m., Tarawera, from Port Chalmers.
SHIPPING., Issue 7927, 7 June 1889
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