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lllffh Water. To-mobbow, Taiaroa Heads : C.2 a.m.. C.28 p,m. Port Chalmers : G. 42 a.m„ 7.8 p.m. Dunedin ; 7.27 a.m., 7-S3 p.m. Pert Chalmers. ARRIVED.-June In. Beautiful Star, s.s., 110 tons, Brewer, from Oamaru. Passengers : Four saloon and two steerage. June Iff. Invercargill, ».s., 136 tons, Sundstrum, from Invercargill via Halfmoon Bay. Tanpo, 8.8.. 4C2 tons, Fleming, from Westport via the Bluff. Passenger: Mr George. D’Artagnan, barque, 317 tons, Q. Louis, from Mauritius (April 19). Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons. Best, from Gatlin River. SAILED.-June 1(5. Arawata, s.s., 623 tons. A. Anderson, for Fiji via Lyttelton and Auckland. Herald, s.*., 345 tons, Jones, for the AVcst Coast. June 17. Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Beat, for Riverton, The Beautiful Star, from Oamaru, arrived at 9.30 p.m, on Saturday. She loft Oamaru at 3 p.m. on that day, and had light to fresh northerly winds, with smooth sea and clear weather, along the const. The Invercargill, from Invercargill via Halfmoon Bay, arrived at 10 am. yesterday._ She left Invercargill at 4 p.m. on the 14th inst. ; arrived at Halfmoon B-y same night, and left again at 5.30 p.m. on the 15th; had light winds with fine weather along the coast. She steamed alongside the head of tho graving dock this morning to discharge part of her cargo of timber. Tint Both well Castle, which has been chartered by the Union Steam Ship Company, is an iron rcrew steamer built at Middlesbro’ by R. Dixon and Co. in March, 1881, and owned by T. Skinner and Co. H>r dimensions are: Length 329 ft lin, breadth 38ft Sin, depth 26ft. Her engines are 300 horse-power, and her tonnage is 789 net and 2 542 gross. She has lately been running between London, Adelaide, and Sydney. The barque Kate Tatbam has been purchased by Captain Munro, late of the Rio Logo, who intends placing her in the Mauritius trade. The Herald left Dunedin last night for tho AYe t Coast.

The barquentine Frank Guy is discharging cargo at tho R ittiay street wharf. The Kakanui, with cargo from Gatlin River, arrived at tho Rattray street wharf at 4 am. yesterday. She left Gatlin River at 4pm. on Saturday, and had light easterly winds with fine weather along tho coast. After landing and taking in cargo she left Dunedin this afternoon for Riverton.

During tbo week commencing 10th Juno and ending 16th Juno the following vessels have been at the Dunedin wharves Arrivals: Wakatipn 1,1 “>3 tons, Jessie Nicoll 93, Kakanni no (twice), Beautiful Star 140 (twice), Grafton 297, Tokapo 1,344, Ohau 411, Lizzie Ellen 40, Penguin 442, Herald 810, Frank Guy 191; total, 4,935 tons. Departures: Olive 847 tons, Takapuna 370, Isabella Anderson 79, Invercargill 123, Kaltanui 56, Beautiful Star 146 (twice), Wakatipu 1,158, Ohau 411, Grafton 297, Tikapo 1,544, Mabel 750, Herald 340; total, 6,272 tons. The Taupo, from Westport via the Blufl, arrived at Port Chalmers at noon yesterday, and > teamed alongside the George street pier. She left Westport at 8 a.m. on the 12th inst. ; encountered a strong S.W. gale for twenty-four hours; thence light winds to arrival at the Bluff at 8 am. on the 15th; discharged 400 tons coal, and left again at 6 p.m. same day, arriving as above. 'I he Invercargill landed cargo this morning at the Kattray stieet wharf. The Taupo steamed up from Port Chalmers this morning, and discharged cargo at the Rattray street wha> f. ( Tbo Loch Awe is completing her ballast at the cross wharf.

The Jciiiie Kicuil commenced Wiling at the Rattray street wharf to day for Brisbane. The Beautiful Star landed cargo at the Rattray street wharf to-day. The ‘ Westport Times’ toys that George Thomas -Archer, who occupif J the pneifi-on of steward on the s.s. Maitai, ar.,l who was drowned at the wreck of that vessel, was a fine specimen of theaverageEnglishman —temperate, and a favorite with his associates ami employers Ho was looking forward with pleasureable feelings to meeting his sister, wife of Mr Thomas M'Carthy, steward of the Kawatin, who is expected with her family to arrive at Westport shortly from London. On the passage of the barque Northern Star from New Zealand to Sydney Captaru Hawkins mentions (hat dining a violent gale from the south-east he witnessed the beautiful phenomenon of four most perfect rainbows, one within the other. The barometer fell to 29.40, and the gale at the time was one of the worst lie remembers being in for a mo time. THE DIRECT STEAMER*. At 1 30 p.m. thcro was no sign of the Kaikoura being signalled from farewell Spit. ARRIVAL OF THE D’ARTAGNAN. Yesterday forenoon a baique showing French colors was reported twelve miles off Otago Heads (lying “ jack ” for a pilot. At 130 p.m, tiro tug Plucky proceeded down to tender the stranger, and took her in tow some ssvon miles off. Sbo prove I to be the D’Artaguan, from the Mauritius, and was brought across tho bar at 5.15 p.m., under the charge of Pilot Patou, towing her up to tho anchorage off Deborah Bay, where she anchored at C p.m. On coming up tho harbor she was mot by tho Customs boat, and all being well was admitted to pratique by Dr Dtysdalc, and prompt’y chared in by Mr K. T. Macdonell, Customs surveyor. Tho D’Artagnan’s passage, which has been rather a stoimy one, has occupied fifty eight days, and she comes into port bearing evident sign* of the heavy weather she has encountered, her bowsprit being broken, also part of her rigging carried away, and with tho loss of several sails. She brings 12,803 pockets of sugar, part for this port and the remainder for Lyt olton, and comes consigned to Messrs A. S Paterson and Co. Captain Louis reports leaving the Mauritius on April 19, with the usual S.E. trade wind*, which held until she reached latitude 31deg S. on April 27, ou which day she encountered a heavy H.AV, gale with terrific sea, which compelled her to heavo-to for three days, during which time she labored heavily, shipping large quantities of water and flooding her saloon, but fortunately sustaining no damage. After the gale moderated she carried strong W. and NAV. winds for a few days, when she encountered a succession of heavy gales from AY. to N.AV. round to N.N.E., attended by terrific seas, during which she was compelled to hcave-to on several occasions, teveral of her sails being blown clean out of their gaskets; and she passed tho meridian of Cape Lcenwin on May 19, in latitude 45dcg S., when she encountered another heavy gale from the northward, which held for e : gbt days, when it veered to the S. AY., and she passed the island of Tasmania on May 81, in latitude 47deg S. ; thence she bad K, and 8 E. winds with Mill sea, and made her first landfall, the Nuggets, on the 14tb inst. ; hud light easterly winds along tho coast, and was off' Cape Saunders on the evening of tho 15th; made the Heads yesterday afternoon, and towod into port as above. She was towed up to Dunedin this morning.

MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION BTBAM SHIP COMPANY’S FLEET. Monday. June 17. Lyttelton —Arawata arrived 9 a.m. from Port Ohalraers; sails C p.m. for Wellington.— AVauaka arrived 8 a.m. from Wellington ; sails 10 p.m. for AVellingtor. Wellington.— AVaihora arrived 6 a in. from Napier ; sailed 4 p m. for Lyttelton. Auckland.— Takapuua arrival 10 a.m. from Nov Plymouth.

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SHIPPING., Issue 7935, 17 June 1889

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