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Port Chalmers. ARRIVED, — August 8. Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons, Best, from Watkawa. August 7. Beautiful Star, s.s., 14G torrs. Brewer, from Oamaru. Passengers : Two saloon, five steerage. August 8, Dingadec, s.s., 393 tons, Downie, from West port. SAILED. -Aug uht 8, Tarawcra, s.s., 1,269 tons, Sinclair, for Melbourne via the Bluff and Hobart. Passengers for Melbourne Mesdamcs Sinclair, Benbam and child, Sis'", Miss Sisc, Mo: srs Benham, Sinclair, Smith, Heycock, Sisc; and ten in the steerage.

The ship Pleione is all clear of cargo, and leaves for Wellington at the end of the week. The Kakauuh with a cargo of timber from Waikawa, arrived at the Rattray street wharf at 10 a.m. to-day, Sho left Waikawa at 6 p.m. yesterday, and had N.W. winds to arrival. The Beautiful Star arrived at 9.55 p.m, yeeterday. Sho left Oamaru at 3 p.m. ; had light N.B. and S.E. winds with clear weather down the coast.

The Elderslie has trken on board aboit G,3CO carca«sts mutton. She has in her freezing chambers in all nearly 24,000 carcaegrs. The Dingadce, under charter to the Union Company, arrived at 9.15 a rr. to-day from Westport direct, and steamid alongside the Elderslie to discharge her cargo of coals. The Dingadce, which is on her first visit to this port, is a screw steamer of 393 tons register, built of steel, and was launched from tho yards of the Cork., and Passage Dock Company in 1883. He | dimensions are—length, 180 ft 4in ; breadth of beam, 28ft lin ; and depth of hold, 13ft Gin. She is owned by tbo Australasian United Steam Navigation Company, Limited, and has previously been employed in Sydney and Newcastle and other trades on tho Australian coast. Sho is eminently suitable for the coal trade, having largo hatchways, steam winches, and other gear to facilitate work, and carries GOO tons of coal on a draft of 13ft Gin. Her saloon though small is very nest, ard contains in addition to bathroom and pantry four state rooms, the capt.r'n’s cabin being situated under the bridge. Her engines are of tho compound inverted principle. They were made by Messrs Kincaid and Co., of Greenock. She is commanded by Captain Downie, Mr Muir (late second of the Tekapo)ia chief, and Mr Dewhurst (late of the Hauroto) second officer, Mr Borland being chief steward. The ergine department is under tho charge of Mr Smith, Mr Hansen being second, and Mr Swan third. Captain Downie reports leaving Westport at 4 a.m. on the 3th inst; had strong southerly winds with heavy swell, and passi <1 Akaroa at 6 a.m, on tho Bth inst., and reached tho Heads at 2 a.m. to-day.

MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY’S FLEET. Thursday, August 8. Tj MARI'. Brunner arrived early from Oamarn; Bails this evening for Lyttelton. Lyttelton. —Waihora arrived 10 a.m. from Dunedin; Bailed 5 p.m. for Wellington.—Takapnna arrived 8 a.m. from Wellington ; sailed 1 p.m for Dunedin via Akaroa. Wellington. Penguin arrived early from Nelson ; sailed 3 p.m. for Lyttelton. Nelson. —Mahinarma arrived 6 a.m. from Wellington ; sailed 2 pm. for Westport. New Plymouth. Kcranui arrived early from Wellington ; sailed 8 a.m. for Manukau. Auckland —Arawata sailed 5 a.m. for We 1 - lingtnn. Bussell.— Te Anau arrived 7 a,m. from Auckland ; sailed 9 30 a.m. for Sydney. _ Westport.— Pukaki sails this evening for Dunedin.

Gheyhou H. —Herald arrived 11 am. from Nelson.

Shipping Telegrams, Auckland, August 7. Lady Jocelyn (Captain Watts), from London, with a cargo valued at L43.200.—The bsrqne Cabetfeldh, which was recently stranded near Kaipara harbor, has been brought to Auckland for repairs. Wellington, August 7. Takapun”, for the South. Passengers : Messrs Ward, Cook, Stephenson, Davis, and Giles.

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SHIPPING, Issue 7980, 8 August 1889

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