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SHIPPING, Issue 7975, 2 August 1889
IllKh Water. To-mokbow, Taiaroa Reads: 0.R2 a.ra,, 6Ti t fi.m. Port Chalmers : 7.12 a.a;., 7.21 p.m. i uuediu: 7 57 a.m,, 8.19 p.m, port Chalmers. BAILED.—Auovst 2. Centennial, s.s., 1,020 tons, Lessing, for Sydney via Northern pmts. Passengers: For Sydney-Miss Miller. For Molb.urne—Messrs Campbell (2). For Auckbnd-Mr and Mrs Reeves and f imily, Mr Connolly ; three in the steernge for all ports. Ringarooma, r.r., t23 tons, Allman, for Sydney via Northern ports. Passengers: For Lyttelton Miss Young. For Wellington Miss Laing, Messrs Lichtenstein, Falconer. For Auckland—Mr Smith, For Sydney—Messrs Young, Worley, Campbell; thirty-live st erago.
The Fvingarooroa, Captain Allman, left Dunedin wharf this afternoon for Sydney via East Coast ports with 250 tans cargo and fifty passengers for all ports. Ii.M.S. Nile had to be taken cut of dry dock because of her structural inability to support her armor. The Nile rates as 12,000 tons, and the weight of her protecting armor, exclusive of glacis plates and steel deck?, is 4,200 tons. City of Paris, s.s., on her first trip to New York consumed an average of 285 tens of coal per day. On the day when she ran 498 knots it is probable 300 tons wore burned in the furnaces.
The Caitloch is expected to sail to morrow morning for Iquique. The schooner Spray passed the Heads boui.d South at 10 a.m. to-day. The Malrnapua took in cargo tc-day for the West Coast port?, and will sail this evening via Tiroaru.
The Waimate has put out about 500 tons of cargo at the Victoria wharf. The Ralston has landed about half her cargo at tho cross wharf.
The Pleione has put out about 80) tons of cargo at the cross wharf, all in very goed order. The dredge 222 will be hauled out of the graving dock this evening. The ships Waimate, Ralston, and Pleione arc all rapidly discharging cargo at the Dunedin wha'ves.
The barque Nanny, from New York for this port, was spoken on May 27 in latitude 87deg N., longitude 52deg W. A resident of Haabai, writing upon the subject of the height reached by tidal waves on the island of Fua during the gales of 7th and Bth March, says:—“Accurate scientific measurement by three gentlemen demonstrate that they reached the extraordinary height of 86ft above high-water mark. The waves could not have been caused by the gale simply, which was merely a heavy blow from the S.E., but mast have been created by earthquake or other upheaval some distance from the group. The waves inland during the galo of IBth March, when all the ships of war at anchor in the hstbor of Apia (Samoa) were wrecked, are reported as reaching, on the island of Savaii (where the greatest damage on shore was done), to 13ft above high-water mark only.” MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY'S FLEET. Friday, August 2. Bluff. —Mararoa arrived 9 a.ra. from Dunedin ; sailed 4pm for Melbourne. Oamaru.- Kawatiri arrived this morning from Qreymouth. 7 imabu, —Herald sailed 8 last night for Lyttelton. Lyttelton. —Rotorua arrived 9 am. from Wellington; sailed 1 p.m. for Dnncdin via Akarca.—Herald arrived 11 a.m. from Timaru; sailed 3 p.m. for Wellington. Wellington. Wakatipu railed 2 p.m. yesterday for Sydney.—Takapuna arrived 2 a m. from Nelson; sailed 4 p.m. for Lyttelton. —Pukaki arrived noon from Westport. Nelson. Penguin arrived 10 a.ra. from Wellington ; sailed noon for New Plymouth, Greymobth —Rosamond arrived noon from Wellington.—Orowaiti] sails midnight for Lyttelton. Westport, —Manawatu sailed 11 a.m, for Wellington. , ’ ... Auckland, —Mavhera sailed 2 p.m. for New Plymouth,
Shipping Telegrams. AuokmND, August I.—Alice, barque, from Dunedim—Fiona, for Sydney from Kai-para).—-Camilla, for Sydney.—-Tarawera, for the South. Passengers: for Napier—Mimes Shaw (2), Boyd, Messrs Malory, W. S, Catto, J. Johnston, L. Leavy. For Wellington—Mrs J. P. Hooper, Mr Campbell. For Lyttelton— Messrs H, S. Meyers, Bell. For Port Chalmers - Mrs Robertson, Mr and Mrs H. E, Williams, Mr G. A, Stubbs, Mr Tippett. Wellington, August I.— Rotorua, for the South. Passengers: Misses Bruce (2) and Bailey, Mesdames Buck, Knight, Ookford, Messrs Gibson, Knight, Ockford, Gibson, Applegate, Row, Brown, Leary, Kissel, Smith, Fillend, Smythe, Houghton, Korney, Lyttelton, August I.— Jane Douglas and Wakatu, for Wellington.—Te Anau, for Wellington and Sydney. Sydney, August I,—Wairarapa, from New Zealand.
SHIPPING, Issue 7975, 2 August 1889
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