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High Water. To-morkow. Tabroa Heads: 8.6 a.m.. 8.32 p.m. Port Chalmers : 8.46 a.m., 912 p ni, lum-'lin: 9.31 a.m., 9.f>7 p.m. Port Chalmers. ARRIVED -July 19. Tongariro, R.M.9., 4 103 tons, Bone, from Plymouth via Cape Town, Hobart, oud Wellington. Passengers: MisH Fulton, Mr Scott, and two in the steerage. Kakanui, as., 59 tons. Best, from Fortrose. 'Jakapuna, s.a., 993 tons, Grant, from Nelson via Akaroa. Passengere: Mesdameß "Williamson and child, Fenn, Kirk and two children, Whitfield, Miss Parsons, Messrs Hay, Williamson, DrMacdonald.Mastcis Macdouald, Whitfield. SAILED.- July IS. Brunner, s-s., 340 ton?, Ewen, fur the West Coast via Oamaru. The Takapuna arrived at Port Chalmers at 10 a.m. to-day. Sh« left Ntlson at 11 am. on the likh inst. ; called at Picton, Wellington, Lyttelton, and Akaroa, leaving the latter port atG p.m. yesterday, arriving as above. Prom Nelson t'> Lyttelton Bhe experienced variab'e windß, and from th; nee head winds and high sea. Captain John Mathias, of the barque Hampshire last year, has entered into Ihe steam line of Messrs Money Wigram and Sons, and is to command a new steamer of 3,500 tons, now being built for them, to be named the Durham. The many friends of Captain Mathias in Lyttelton and Dunedin will wish him every success in his new command. The Hampshire will bo commanded by the late captain of the Napier, and Mr Drew, who was here as chief officer in the Hampshire, takes the Napier. Of his voyage to England, Captain Mathias s >ys the was ninety-two days to the Lisutds and ninetyfive to dock, beating the Waipa, Kangitike', and Invercargill. During a breeze of wind ho lost his foretopsail yard.—' Press.' ARRIVAL OF THE TONGARIRO. The Tongariro, from Plymouth via Cap town, Hobart, and Wellington, arrived off Taiaroa Heads at 3 a.m. to-day, and crossed the bar under the charge of Pilot Paton at 7 o'clock, berthing alongside the George street pier. On leaving Plymouth she had 128 pasaengcis and 2,240 tons of cargo fur all ports. She i« still under the command of Captain Bone, Mr Bloxham and Mr Milward still retain their old positions as first aud second officers, while Messrs Messenger and Hall are now third aud fourth officers, and Dr A. H. Williams is surgeon. The engineering dfpartment is still under the charge of Mr W. Waring, and Mr Burlinson remains purser. She left Plymouth at 1 40 p.m on June 1, experienced fine weather and moderate winds across the Bay of Biscay, and arrived at Tt neriil'e at 620 a.ra. on Jure 5; coaled and left again at 2.30 pm. same dny. Had light N.Fj. trade, and 10)k SrE. trade north of tho Equator; it was very light during the ewlier portion, but freshened as the vessel reached the Cape. Two days before reachii g tho Cape a strong westerly wind set in attended by a hie:h sea, which continued to arrivil at Table Bar at 11.40 a.m. on June 21; coaled, embarked mails and passengers, and left again at 4.20 p.m. name day; experienced moderate westerly winds until the meridian of the Crozeta was reached; thence she had unsteady winds, with unsettled weather, until miking the lard off the south of Tasmania at 9 45 a.m. on the 9th July, arriving at Hobart at 4 p m. same day; left again at 1.30 p.m. on the 10th inst., had light easterly winds until the 12th, thence fresh southerly winds, passing Cape Farewell at 8.10 a m. on the 14th, arriving at Wellington at 3 35 p.m. same day. Her total time from Plymouth bviog 42d 14b. 7min; steaming time, 41d lh 58min. After discharging cargo, she left Wellington at 8 p.m on the 17th ; had a succession of btrong southerly winds to arrival, In addition to other cargo, she will take on board 7,000 carcasses frozen mutton, and leave on Sunday morning for Lyttelton. Shipping Telegram. Tisiaru, July 18.-Ashleigh Brook, from Rockhampton.

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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 7963, 19 July 1889

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SHIPPING. Evening Star, Issue 7963, 19 July 1889