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SHIPPING

Port Chalmers. ARRIVED.-August 29. To Anau, s.s,, 1,028 tons, M'lntoßh, from Pydney via tho East Coast. rassengera: Mesoiamea Jackson and five children, Neill, Fulton, Comrie, Misses Pettitt, Maunsell, Benson, Captains Fenn and Todd, Messrs Scott, Stone, Fletcher, Jennings, Lightband, Munro, Coutt, Farnie, Macgregor, Masters Nancirrow, CbiW, Neill (2); ond fourteen bteergo. Coptic, R.M.S , 4,448 tons, G. Burton, R.N.R., from Plymouth (July 13) via Teneriffe, Cape Town, end Hobart. Passengers : Saloon—For Dunedin : Miss Lawson, Mr J, D. Vans Agnew. Second siloon: Mr and Mis 11. Adams, Misses Adams (2), Master Adams, Me33is J. F. Hawkin, S. A. Hunter, R. Hamilton. Steerage: Misa Leitch. Messrs W. Ormijtone, D. J. AVright, W. H. Bateson. For the Bluff-Miss A. Holtz. For Timaru—Mr W. Hanson. For Lytttlton—Second siloon : Mr, Mrs, and Miss Steerage: Mr, Mr?, and Master Tulley, Mia |il. Mdten, Messrs H. D. Edwards, M. Elliott. For Wellington—Second saloon: Mr and Mrs Withers, Masters Withers (4), Misses M. Le Proven, M. Burns, Messrs <-. Martin, P. Stone, C. H. West, C. Bill. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Bowker, Mi-a Heap, Messrs S. Hall, E. A. Marstron, Heap (3), L P. Moberg, E. A. Nyburg, F. L. Nyburg, S. M'llroy, C. Campbell, G. Bowker, O. H. Dickenson. For Napier—Mr J. Hultzvist. For New Plymouth—Mr F. H. Spuke. For Auckland—Saloon : Mr T. S. Grehan. Second saloon; Mrs Lawton, Messrs F. G. Smith, E. Cowie, H. P. Medd. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Draper, Mesdames H. Draper, G. Andrews, Misses AneVews (2), Clarke, Fraser, Me:srs A. M ,itlaDd, W. Colgan, J. Roudaht, T. Lowe, Andrews (2), Clarke. Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, Brewer, from Oamaru. Paseengeis: Eight saloon and one steerage. BAILED. -August 29. Te Anau, b.s , 1,028 tons, M'lntosb, for Melbourne via the Bluff and Hobart. Passengeis: For Bluff—Messrs Brunton, Jennings. For Melbourne—MiEses M'Coy, Knox, Messrs Belbio, M'Coy, Wilson, Douglas, and Lambert; and three in the steerage.

The combustibles from the ship Nelson have been transhipped, but owing to her heavy draught she commenced to put cargo into a lighter to-day, and fit is expected that she will tow up to Dunedin to-morrow. The s.s. Te Anau, from Sydney via the East Coist ports, arrived at the tongue wharf at 7 a.m. to-day. She left Sydney at 3 p.m. on the l'jth inst., had moderate easterly winds and fine weather until the 20fch inst., and then strong easterly winds and heavy head sea; pasped the Noith Cape at 6.30 p.m. on the 21at, and reached Auckland at 10 p.m.; left again at 5 p.m. on the 25rd, called at Gisborne, Wellington, and Lyttelton; left the latter port at 1 a.m. en the 28th inst., and reached Port Chalmers at 10 p.m. She left at 4 p m. to-day for Melbourne via the Bluff and Hobart. MOVEMENTS OP THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY'S FLEET. Thuesday, August 29. Lytteltos.—Takapuna arrived 10 a.m. from Wellington; sailed 1 p.m. for Dunedin via Akaroa.—Kotomabana arrived 10 a.m. from Dunedin ; sails 0 p.m. for Wellington.—Herald arrived 2 p.m. from Grey mouth. Wellington.—Ringarooma arrived 7 am. from Pyilney; sailed 3 p.m. for Lyttelton. Nelson. Penguin arrived 10.30 p.m. Wednesday from New Plymouth; sailed 10 a.m. for Picton. I Westpobt.—Grafton and Orawaiti arrived this morning. Gbeymouth.—Rosamond sa'lcd 10 a.m. for Lyttelton. Manukau. — "Wanalta arrived 8 a.m. from J>ew Plymouth. Auckland, Waihora sailed noon for Gisborne. Russell.—Wainui arrived 5 a.m. from Auckland ; sailed 2 p.m. for Samoa. ARRIVAL OF THE COPTIC. The Coptic, from Plymouth via Cape Town and Hobart, reached the Heads at 0.30 am. yesterday and anchored till the afternoon. It was reported that there was a case of scarlatina on board, which caused a delay of the vessel entering into port, but she crossed the bar at 4 p.m. under the charge of Pilot Paton, and was berthed at the George street pier at five o'clock, when she was placed in quarantine. As a precaution that no communication should take place from the shore the George street pier was barricaded off, under the charge of the police and Customs watchman. The patient, a child in the steerage, having been conveyed to the Quarantine Island, and the bedding destroyed, hospital, etc., fumigated yesterday evening, the vessel was admitted to pratique this morning, and commenced at once to discharge her cargo into the railway trucks. The Coptic brings 2,140 tons of cargo, of which 717 tons are for Port Chalmers, 146 tons for Dunedin, 3J tons for Bluff, 21 tons for Wanganui, 24 tons for Oamaru, 40 tons for Timaru, 19 tons for Inveroargill, 37 tons for Nelson, 6 tons for Blenheim, 11J tons for Greymouth, 8 tons for New Plymouth, 5 tons for

Tauranga, 1$ tons for Gisborne, 368 torn for Wellington, 277 ton? for Auckland, 370 i tons f<r Lyttelton, and 85£ tons for Napier; and 75 passengers (being 3 saloon, 27 second cibin, and it) steerage), of whom 1-t ftvo for Dunedin, 1 for the Bluff, 1 for Timaru, !) for Lyttelton, '2s for Wellington, 1 for New Plymouth, 1 for Napier, and 20 for Auckland. During tlio passage there was one birth and two deaths. On August 10 Mrs Mary Kennedy, a steerage passenger, was prematurely confined of a female child, which suivived its birth three days; and on the morning cf the 24th inst., whilst the vessel was lying at anchor in Hobart, the mother expired from pyneoj.e. The body was sent on si.ore for burial in charge of the husband, whoso destination was Brisbane. Since the Coptic's lant visit there has been a slight change in the personnel of her officers, Mr Christie having taken the place of Mr Taylor, third officer ; the latter having gone on the New York route of the White t-tar line, and Mr Thorn has taken the place of Mr Peabcod, tho second engineer, the Jatter remaining at Home owing to illhealth ; the following being tho officers now on boid:—Commander, Captain George Burton, R.N.R.; chief officer, Mr C. N. Unsworth; second, Mr H. D. Jay; third, Mr J. Christie; fourth, Mr B. F. Hayes; surgeon, Dr M'Oscar; purser, Mr W. J. Bae; chief steward, Mr Fro t ; stewardesses, Mesdames Milburn and Watson. The engine department i 3 under the charge of Mr A. Morrison, R.N.R., who brings with him as second Mr C. U. Thorn, R M.R.: Messrs M'Mahon, B. Lloyd, W. Sbcppard as third, foutth, and fifth; Mr 0. Murphy, boilermaker ; Mr S. G. Guild, electrician; Messrs G. M'Lellan and H. Scoullar, refrigerating engineers. The usual entertainments, concerts, Christy minstrels, magic lantern exhibitions (by Capla'n Burton), athletic sport?, etc., were freely indulged in, and a newspaper entitled the 'Cjptic Weekly Chronicle' was published every Tuesday, proceeds of it* sale being for tte Seamen's Orphanage. On the 22nd inst. a testimonial,■ signed by all, was presented to Capta'tr Burton, the passengers expressing in it their kindness for the consideration shown to them by him and his officers during the voyage. The Coptic also brought eleven bags and one packet mails and twenty boxes parcels pest. We are indebted to Purser Rae, who, with his usual courtesy, supplied us with all information and repoit of the passage, which hss been marked by heavy gales, hhe left Plymouth with full cargo, mails, latest despatches, and 179 passengers at 1.43 p.m. on July 13; parsed the Eddystonc at 2.53 p.m., and Ushant at 1115 p.m. same day; passed Cape Finisterre at 8.18 a.m. on tho 15th, experienced light winds and fine wrather to arrival at Teneriffe at 2.16 p.m. on July 18; landed four passengers, and, after coaling, resumed the voyage at 8.38 p.m. same day; thence she met light to moderate winds with fine weather to the Equator, which was crossed on July 25 in longitude BJeg EOrr.in W,, when she encountered a strong head wind and se>, which increased to a gale on neariog the land, and arrived at Cape Town at 920 a.m. on August 4. Great damage had been done to the breakwater at that port by the gale tint had b n en blowing for several days, and the Sierra Pcdrosa, a large sailing vessel, was ashore at the head of tho bay, having dragged her anchors, and in all probability wouid bscome a wreck After landing six passenjers and en.barking two, she proceeded on her voyage at 4 3{ p.m. same day; experienced strong wiuds with high Rcas until August 11, when it increased to a fierre gale, caiuing a tremendous tea to rise, and at times completely de!ug«d the decks, the barometer falling to 28.20deg. After the g_i'e moderated she encountered strong winds with heavy seas until the 17th inst.; thenca had lfcht winds and occasional snow f quails until the 2i t'-, v, hsn a fresh westerly breeze sprang up with a heavy beam sea ; passed the Newstone ac 11.50 a m. on the 23rd, took tho pilot on board afc 5.30 p.m., and anchored at Hobart at 6.3'J p m. tame day; d ; Fembirked 102 passengers for Australian ports and discharged 350 tons of cargo, and left again at 2 27 p.m. on the 24fch ; had fresh westerly wiuds to Stewart Is'nnd, passed the South Cape at 0.24 p.m. on the 27th, bignallei off the Nuggets at 7.42 p.m., and anchored olf Taiaroa Heads, the passage from Hobut beinsr accomplished in 3d 8h SOmin. On Au?ust 17, latitude 47deg 30min S , longitude 102deg 22min E., spoke tho American ship Governor Robie, steering cas>t; wished to be reported. Shipping Telegrams. Sydney, August 30.—Lindus, for Wellington. Melbourne, August 29. -Wairarapa, for the Bluff. Wellington, August 29.-9 a.m, Ringaroomi, from Sydney. Passengers : For Lyttelton—Messrs Parsons and Henry, Mrs liaird, Mr Chapman. For Dunedin-Mr and Mrs Keirle, Mrs Robinson, Miss Willi?, Messrs M'Beth, Neill, Anderson, and Westlaud.

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SHIPPING, Evening Star, Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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