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SHIPPING, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889
To-MOBHOW. Talaroa Heads : 352 a.m , 4.10 p.ra. Port Chalmers ; 4,32 a,m„ 4.50 p.m. Eunedin: 5.17 a.m., 5.35 p.m.
ARRIVED,— September 25,
Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, Brewer, from Oamaru. Passengers: Four saloon, three steerage, g.a.lXjPsl3.—September 25.
Kakanui, s.s., 59 tons. Best, for Waikawa. Herald, s.s., 356 tons, Jones, for tho West Coast for Oamaru. September 26.
Rotomahana, s.s., 865 tons, Carey, for Melbourne via the Bluff. Passengers : For the Bluff—Mr Currie. Miss Kennedy and party. For Melbourne —Messrs J. Martin, S. Nykes, Chapman, Miss Stracban; and eight in the steerage. Wakatipu, s.s., 1,158 tons, Wheeler, for Brisbane via the North.
The Lyttelton Harbor Board have decided that they cannot legally allow Shaw, Savill, and Co. remission of pilotigo dues to steamers on the occasion of a second visit on the same voyage, but agree to consider the question after tho close of the current financial year. The Kakanui left Dunedin yesterday afternoon with cargo for Waikawa. 1 he report of the Marine Department of this colony contains a recommendation that the Shipping and Seamen’s Act of 1877 should be amended so as to make It necessary that firstclass steamers should bo surveyed only once a year. It also states that it would be desirable at tho same time to provide that small steam launches, not carrying passengers, should not be compelled to carry certificated masters. During the year ending ,March 31 last there were fifty wrecks on the coast of Now Zealand, representing tonnage amounting to 10,024 tons, as against fifty-four casualties affecting 16,420 tons in tho previous year. There is a decrease in the number of total wrecks within the colony; fourteen vessels of 2,991 aggregate tonnage being lost as against nineteen vessels of 5.120 aggregate tonnage in the previous year. There is also a decrease in the number of lives lost during the year, being thirty-one as against thirty-three in the previous year ; those lost in tho colony being nineteen as against thirty-one last year. Of the lives lost on or near tho coasts of tho colony, four were lost from the s.s. Kabu, three in the Colonist, four in the Miniha, two in the Lizzie Guy, three in the Coquette, and one each from the Lizzie Guy, lona, and Nellie. Of those lost beyond the colony eight were lost in the Oelestia, and one each from tho Selene, Olenlora, Chili, and Torakina. The Herald left the Rattray street wharf at 10 p.m. yesterday with cargo for the West Coast ports via Oamaru.
The Rotomahana, Captain Carey, loft the tongue wharf this afternoon for the Bluff and Melbourne.
The Isabella Anderson is taking in cargo at ho Jetty street wharf for Hokitika.
The Waitangi is rapidly putting out her dead weight cargo, She goes North to load for London.
1 ho lonic, in adtfition to a quantity of wool, had taken in at noon to-day 4,500 carcasses mutton. She sails to-moirow afternoon for London via Lyttelton and Wellington. The Wakatipu sailed this afternoon for Brisbane via Oamaru, Timatu, Lyttelton, and Auckland. The Beautiful Star, with cargo and passengers from Oamaru, arrived at 1) 55 p.m. yesterday, she having loft Oamaru at 3 p.m. Had light easterly winds with smooth sea and hazy weather along tho coast.
MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY’S FLEET.
Thursday, September 26,
Oamaru.— Herald arrived early from Dunedin ; sailed 5 p.m. for Timaru, LyitelTi.n.—Penguin arrived 11 am. from Wellington; sailed 4 p.m. for Dunedin via Akaroa —Waihora arrived 11 a.m. from Dunedin ; sails 11 p.m. for Wellington. Wellington.—Rotorua sailed 1 p.m, for Pioton.
Napier.— Australia arrived midnight from Wellington; sailed 3 a,in. for Gisborne. Nelson.—Takapuna arrived 9 p.m. Wednesday from New Plymouth; sailed 10 a.m. for Pictnn.
Westport. Grafton arrived early from Nelson.— Manawatu arrived early from Wanganui ; sails to-night for Wanganui.
Manukau. Wanaka tailed 7.30 am. for New Plymouth. Russell.—Wainui arrived G a.m. from Auckland; sailed 4 p.m. for Tonga, Haabai, and Samoa.
The Harbor Board have received the following telegram from tho Meteorological Department :—“North to east and south east gale after sixteen hours from now, with rain and heavy sea; glass fail again soon.—R. A. Edwin, Wellington.” (Received at 3.48 p.m.)
Auckland, September 25.—Tho brigantine D’Arcy Pratt, which left on Sunday for Brisbane, has put back into port owing to heavy weather.
Wellington, September 25.—Tho Huia, which ground d at Foxton a few days ago, has been floated off,—Penguin, for the South. Passengers : Major Douglas, Messrs, Farmer, Wood, and Jcsaop, Sydney, September 25.—Annie Bow, from Timaru.—Vision and Killarncy, from Kaipara. Newcastle, September 25.—Queen of the South (steamer), for Wellington. Melbourne, September 25.— Manapouti, for the Bluff.
London, September 24.—Ashle'gh Brook, from Timaru (July 20).
SHIPPING, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889
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