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SHIPPING, Issue 8037, 14 October 1889
To-morrow.— Taiaroa Heads: 6 3 a.m., 6 22 p.m. Port Chalmers: 6.43 a.m., 7 2 p.m. Dunedin: 7.28 a.m., 7.47 p.m. Port Chalmers.
Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons, Richardcon, from Oamaru. Passongcrs: Six saloon, two steerage Octokfr 13,
Tekapo, b.h., ],;'» so tons, Anderson, from Pydney via Wellington. Passengers: Mopdames De Btizin and Hoopor, Misses C'ara Hamilton and Styles, Messrs Wise, Kenny, Isaacs; and nineteen steerage.
Kftkanui, h.h., f>G tons, Best, from Invcr cargill,
OCTOHEH 11. h.h., 3515 tonu, Smith, from West 1011.
SAILED.- October 13. Catlin, ketch, Id tons, Norman, for Invcrcar gill.
During the week commencing October 7th and ending on the 13tb the following vcrhclh have been at tho Dunedin wharves: —Arrivals: Kakanui, p. b, 56 toDs (twice); Ocean Hanger, bnquentiite, 232 tons; Herald, s.s., 356 tons; Invercargill, s.s., 123 tons; Wairarapa. s.b, 1,023 tons; Mararoa, b.f., 1,248 tons; Catlin, ketch, 40 tons; Tarawera, s.s,, 1,269 tons; Beautiful Star, s a., 146 toni (twice); Mahinapna, 8.8., 205 tons; Rotorua, s.s., 576 tons; Auckland, ship. 1.246 tons. Total, 6,671 ton*. Departures: Takapuna, s.p,, 370 tons; Hinemoa, 5.5.,282t0n5; Kakanui,s. p.,is6tons; Beautiful Star, s.s., 146 tons (twice); Margaret Galbraith, ship, 841 tons; Wairarapa, s s., 1,023 tons; Mararoa, s.s., 1,248 tons; Herald, s.s., 356 tons; Tarawera, s.s., 1,269 tons; Catlin, ketch,' 46 tons; Rotorua, s p.. 576 tons; Mahinapua, s.s., 205 tons. Total, 6,329 tons. There was a collision at Lyttelton Head* early yesterday morning between tho Margaret Galbraith and the Harbor Board's tug. The phip was lying in the wind at the time, and there was a slight sea on. The tug was in the act of coming round to allow of lowering a boat for the purpose of putting the pilot on board the sailing vessel. It seems that the ship was caught by a puff of wind, and cume with a sea right on to the tug, of which vessel the engines had been reversed, the danger of the close proximity of the two vessels being apparent to the pilot who had given the order. A collision occurred, and the starboard sido of the ship amidships was struck by the bow of the steam tug, doing some damage. The bulwark plate and covering board have been burst inwards; the upper and second phte cracked—the former very badly, the latter only slightly. The topgallant bulwark and rail are smashed. Tho tug has not escaped. Her s*em is broken, and the cut-water for about 3ft is turned to the right, the joining plates at that point being slightly opened. Tt e damage cannot be estimated until a minute investigation is made. The Tekapo, from Sydney via Wellington, arrived at 5 30 a m. yesterday, and steamed past the Port to Dunedin. She left Sydney at 7 pm. on the 4th inst.; had a fino weather passage across, and reached Wellington at 6 p.m. on the 9th inst.; discharged a large quantity of eargo, andltft again at 7 p.m. on the 11th inst.; had head winds with fine weather down the coast, and reached headquarters as above. The Beautiful Star arrived at the Rattray street pier at 0.30 a.m. yesterday. She left Oamaru breakwater at 3 p.m. on Saturday, and had strong to moderate southerly and south-east winds with head seas along the coast, arriving at the wharf as above. The Kakanui, from Invercargill, arrived at Port Ohalmcrs at 3 a.m. yesterday. After discharging 49 bales wool at the export pier this morning she coaled, and stcimed up to Dunedin. She left Invercargill at 3 p.m. on Friday; had strong S.F. windß along tho coast. The ship Waitangi has taken in 180 bales sheepskins, 621 bales flax, 5 bales basils, 16 casks tallow, 150 drums glycerine, and 2 casks hardware, and i* expected to leave on Wednesday for Wellington, at which port she completes her loading for London, A large barque with painted ports, passed the Heads, bound North, at 5 p.m. yesterday. The barquentine Ocean Banger is clear of cargo and ballasting and ready to load. The Bhip Auckland is landing her cargo of salt at the cross wharf.
The brigantine Sybil is loading for Auokland at the Jetty street wharf. The barquo Elizabeth Graham arrived at Hongkong from Newcastle on Monday, 30th ult. She went by Tones Straits rote, and made the passage in forty-four days, having left on August 17. Tho Omaporo, coal laden from Wcstport, arrived at Port Chalmers at 1.40 p m. to-'ay. She left Westport at 10 p.m on the 11th inst. The brigantine Enterprise hj taking in cargo for Napier at tho Rattray Btrcet wharf.
H.M.S. cur ago a, Tho above is tho name of the new man-of war for tho Australian Btatiou. She is a third clhbb cruiser, baring her deck partially pro
tectid. Her hull is made of steel, end is wood and copper sheathed. She has a displacement of 2 380 tons, and her engines show an indicated horse-power of 2,540. She draws lpffc Sin; her Beam is 44ft 6in, and length 22oft. She was built at Glasgow, and launched in 1878. Her armament consists of four 6in 5-ton breech-loading rifled guns, eight Sin 40-cwt breech-loading rifted guns, one 3-pounder quickfiring gun, nine machine guns, and two launching torpedo carriages for the discharging of fish torpedoes. Her speed is thirteen knots, and 470 tons of coal can bo carried in her coal bunkers, on which, at tho rate of ten knots spped, sho can cover 3,280 knots. Her hull cost L 85.833, including pun-mountings, her propelling machinery L 27.098.
TJE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COM PANY'S LINE.
At Port Chalmers.—Rangitikei, from Londom sailed August 16; Rakaia, from London. At Lyttelton,—Hurunui, from London, sailed September 2; Brahmin, from London (loading). At Wellington.—Waipa, from London, tailed July 13; Ruapehu, R.M.S., from Plymouth, sailed August 20; Eaikoura, R.M.S., from Plymouth, sailed September 21; Turakina, from London, sailed September 28 At Napior. Brahmin, from London via Lyttelton. At Auckland.—Lurlino. from London, sailed July 11; Waimea, from London, sailed Septem ber 28,
HUMECTED DEPARTURE?. From Port Cli iliners.— Kangitikei and Rakaia, January. From Oamaru.—Mataura, October-November; Piako, December. From Timaru. —Brier Holme, October; Centurion, January. From Lyttolton. Otaki, 10th October ; Kirkcudbrightshire, 26th October; Chili, Kylemore, and Berwickshire to follow. From Wellington.—Wairoa, October; Waitangi, November; Pass of Leny, December; Hulda (for New York), November. From Picton.—Waipa, December-January. From Napier.—Cormorant, October; Orari and Ochtertyre to follow. From Gisborne.—Peru, December. From Auckland.—Beßsfield, December-Jan-uary. From Bluff Harbor.—Countess of Derby.
MOVEMENTS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY'S FLEET.
Monday, October 14,
Bluff.— Rotomalma arrived 12.30 p.m. from Melbourne; sailed 5 p.m.; due at Eunedin wharf about 7 a.m. Tuesday. Lyttelton.—Mahiuapua sailed 2 p.m. for Wellington.— Ohau sailed this afternoon fcr Oamaru.
Wellington.—Dingadee arrived 8 a.m. from Weetport.— Manapouri sailed 3 p.m. for Lyttelton.—Penguin sailed Ipm. for Nelson. NELSON. Mawhera arrived 1 p.m. from Grey mouth ; sails 10 p.m. for Wellington. Westpobt.—Orawaiti sailed noon for Wellington. Grey.mouth.—Rosamond sails midnight for Lyttelton. Westport. Manawatu sailed noon for Wangs nui. Auckland. Mararoa arrived noon from Gisborne,—Arawata sailed 5 p.m. Sunday for Fiji.
THE DIRECT STEAMERS,
The R.M.S. Ruapehu anived from London at Wellington early yesterday morning. She left London on August 28, Capo Town on September 18, and Hobart on October 8. She experienced rough weather running down her casting, and shipped a good deal of water both fore and aft, Her mails include 256 bigs, G packets, and 18 boxes parcels post. The voyage occupied 43 days 22 hourp, the actual steaming time being 42 days 20 hours. Passengers : For Port Chalm rs—Miss Boughen ; second cabinMiss Broadbent; steerage—Mr and Mrs W. Grant, Mr and Mrs L. Ure, Misses Whito (2), Mossrs J. Dennison, O. Craigh, W. Henderson, J. Matthews, J. Massie, J. M'Rae, J. Morrip, J. Oliver, T. Ilcid, E. Rhodes, W. Smith, and C. White.
The Coptic (from Lyttelton, September 19) left Rio on tho morning of the 12th inst, with her meat in good condition.
INCIDENT AT SEA
During the voyage of the ship Marlborough from London to Lyttelton Oliver Jones, A.8.. was lost overboard. Tho occurrence happened on September 14, when tho vessel was in 42deg S., 4(ideg E. Jonos was aloft on the foreroyal yard taking in the sail, as a galo of wind was expected. The vessel was running before a frothing breeze and high sea at tho rate o thirteen knots. It was dark at the time. The man was not seen to fall, but upon being missed it transpire! that some of the orew who wore working on tho foretop heard what they thought a block striko close to them, and then fall below. It appears probable this was tho mm Nothing could bo dono to search for him, as the vessel would be about three or four miles from tho spot whero the man was missed. A short time afterwards tho gale was at its height. Deceased waß a native of Buckingham, twenty-six years of ago, and only joined tho vessel at London on her last visit.
The following is a list of vessels held by the owneis at the disposition of the Lords Coinrnis sioncrs of the Admiralty, with their average ocean speed. There arc munorous ships on the Admiralty list complying with Admiralty conditions as to subdivision which have no national tie. They are nuitablo for receiving an armamont, but there is no arrangement with owners, except the promiae of preff ronce for occasional State employment:—Cunard Company—Etruria. 18A ; Umbria, 18^; Aurania, 16£ ; Servia, 17 ; Oallia, 15, Peninsular and Oriental Company—Victoria, 15j; Britannia, 15}; Oceana, 15] ; Arcadia, 15,}; Valetta, 15$ Massilia, 15J ; Komo, 15; Caithage, 15; Ballarat, 14^; Parramatta, 14J. Inman and International Company—City of Parip, 19; City of New Yotk, 19; City of Berlin (?), City of Chioago(?). White Star Company—Majestic, 19; Teutonic. 19; Biitannic, 15; Germanic, 15; Adriatic, 14; Celtic, 11,
Auckland, October 13. Zealandia, from San Francisco and Honolulu. Passengers: For Auckland—Mrs B. Eargham and three children, Mr L Gards and wife, Messrs F. Petersen, T. E, Webb, Mrs Clark and son, Mr John Murray; and fifty-seven for Sydney, inoluding Sir Henry Loch (late Governor of Victoria) and Lady Loch.—Arawata, for Fiji.—Wanaka, for the South. Passengers: Misses Morrison, Kennedy, Parsons, Brazer, Mesdames Parsons, Gard, Captain Brewer, Messrs Riley, Cuff, Gard, Crafgmile, M'Govern, Snowball. Lyttklton, October 12.—Marlborough, from London.
Bluff, Octoher 14.—The aotorrubana arrived at noon. She left Melbourne at 12 a.m. on the 10th, and cleared Port Phillip Heads at 4.30 p.m.; passed Swan Island at 9 a.m. on the 11th, and the Solanders at 8 a.m. on the 14th, arriving as above, She had fresh easterly wnda with high seas till the 13th, thence fine weather till arrival. Passengers: For BluffMessrs Yule, Longmuir, Rosp, Rhydes. For Dunedin—Mesdames Baker, Wardrop, Harper and child, Messrs Bayley, Lewis, Fletcher, Ling, Rodger, Hobday, Kernot, and Soott. For Lyttelton—Mesdames Harris, Reading and two children, Gandar, Friedlander, Price, Mies Newman, Messrs Harris, Reading, Mandar, Clarke, Pickour, and Bevan, For Wellington Major Burrows. For Auokland—Mias Dargaville; twenty-seven steerage for all ports.— Cairntoul, s.s., for Melbourne, at 9.45 e.m yesterday. She took 23,000 sacks of grain to that port.
SHIPPING, Issue 8037, 14 October 1889
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