ARRIVED— September 27.
Hangchow, b.r., 999 tonit, Oulcrhridge, frox Hongkong via Auckland, Wellington, and Lyttelton.
Penguin, s.b., 442 tons, Bernech, from Northern Torts Passengers: Mrs and Master Sullivan, Master Strang, Hon. Mr Larnach, Major Douglas, Mossrs Brown. Waddell, Duthie; five in the steerage.
lonic, R.M S., 4,474 tons, Kidloy, for Lyt ;elton.
The lonic left the George street pier this afternoon for London via Lyttelton and Wellington. Her cargo from this port nonHi«ts of about 550 bales wool and skiiiß, 0,202 carcasses frozen mutton, ten cases and nine bags kidneys. The thick rainy weather to-day prevented much work being done amongst the shipping at tho wharves.
The Penguin left Nelson at 7 p.m. on the 24th ; called at Picton, Wellington, Lyttelton. and Akarom leaving the latttr port at 11.15 p.m. yesterday; had think weather down the coast, arriving at Port at 1.30 p.m. The ship kelson was hauled out of the graving dock this forenoon and berthed alongside the George street pier to complete preparations for sailing for Wellington, where she loads for London. A cablegram, under date London, 24th, has been received in town to the effectthat tie Staw. Savill and A bion Company's now steamer Mamari'a carrying capacity for frozen meat has neen increased to 38,000 carcases; also, that another new steamer, capablo of carrying 38,000 carcasses, is being built for February Maich loading in Now Zealand.—' Press.'
ARRIVAL OF THK HANGCHOW.
The China Navigation Company's steamer Hangchow, from Foochow via Hongkong anl Northern ports, arrived at Dunedin this afternoon with the second shipment of now season's tea, sugar, etc. The Hangchow is n r aily a new vessel, built of steel, by MesHra Scntt and Co., of Greenock, in 1885. Her dimensions are : - Lencth. 290 ft; breadth, 33ft lin; depth of hold, 23ft 2in. fhe has both a bridge and forecastle deck, and is fitted with suitable accommodation for a limited number of passengers. Her ensirci! nro cornpound surface condensing of 180 horse-power nominal, the diameter of the cylinders being 29in and 58in respectively, with a length of stroke of 42in. She is commanded by Captain Outc bridge, who brings with him the following officers;— Chief, Mr 0. Anderson; eecond, Mr Good ; third, Mr Newcombe ; chief engineer, Mr Craig. The vessel is in splendid order, and reflects great credit on her officers. _ She is consigned to Me-srs Neill and Co., of this City, and brings some 800 tons of Chinese produco.
Mr Anderson, the chief officer, informs us she left FoocV.ow with abwit 1,000 tonß of tea and sugar for New Zealand ports, and proceeded to Hongkong, where sho completed her cargo and left again on August 24, and, falling in with the south west morißoc-n, had fresh winds down to latitudo lfidepr N., longitude 127deg 30min E.; thence she experienced lightvariablewiods withsquallylwcatheruntilshepassed Newlieland on September 5 ; she picked up the first of the SE. trade on the next day, and had it strong, attended by very high head seas, which continued until sho passed south of New Caledonia ; thence she experienced N.E. and northerly winds until she made the coast of New Zealand; passed C.»pe Brett on the morning of September 10, and had Thitiri abeam at 4 p.m., arriving at Auckland at 6 p.m , after a passage of twenty-three days from Hongkong. Aftor landing 225 tons of cat go. she proceeded to Wellington and discharged 600 tons there ; thence she went on to Lyttelton, and put out 300 tons; left that port at noon of the 26th inst,, and arrived here as above. Her passage I from Lyttelton was marked by thick, foggy weather.
MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM
SHIP COMPANY'S FLEET.
Friday, September 27. Bluff. —Rot>mahana arrived 8 a.m, from Dunedin; aai'ed 4 p.m. for Melbourne.
Timaru.—Herald arrived early from Oamaru sails to-night for Lyttelton. Lyttelton,—Dingadee arrived 11 last night from Westport.-Ohau arrived 11 last night from Greyrnouth.— Hauroto sailed 4 p.m. for Wellington. Wii'i.LiMiTON.— Wailior.i suiivvd imou l'rorn L>ttiiltoii; siiln ; p.m. f**r r.';ipi<-r.~-Takapu'-u arrived early from l'icton ; Muilt-d .'! p.m. lor Lytt.'lton. IJlilCYMdlVH.—l'.iwimr aiiivt-il !) a rn. fiom Lytteltnu : k«lm Ui-ni-lit for Jiunediu. fil.MUOli.N'!:. —Te Aniiu arrived noun fri-in Auckland; mailed 5 p.m. for Napier. Manukao.—Wanaka .sailed 12.10 p in. fcr Now Plymouth.
Sydney, September 27. —Tekapo, from Wel-lington*.—-Lubeclc, from Samoa.
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