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'•Vvmobbow. Taiaroa Heads: 3,25 a.m., 344 p.m. Port Chalmers : 4.5 a.m., 4.24 p.m. Dunedin : 4.50 a.m., 5 9 p.m. _ » port Chalmers. ARRlVED.—October 25. Kakanui, s.s., 59 tonH. Best, from Riverton. Takapuna, s.s., 370 tons, Grant, from Northern Ports. Passengers: Mrs Raffi'ls, Misses Wright, Hastie, Sullivan, Captain Phillips, Me3srs Browning, Nevir, Johnston, Hill, Bullard, and six steerage. Camille, brigantine, 221 tons, Helgeson, from Eaipara. SAILED.-October 25. Haaroto, s.b., 1,276 tons, Kennedy, for Sydney via Oamaru and Cook Strait. Passengers: For Oamaru —Miss Taylor. Mrs Ritchie. Por Lyttelton—Messrs A. L. Biown, Dunoan, Peacock, Master Duncai. For Sydney —Mrs Edminston, Miss Penman, Messrs Gregg and EJminston. For Wellington -Mr Skey. Ten in the steerage. Kakanui, s.b., 59 tons, Best, for Owake and Fortroae.

The Kakanui arrived at Dunedin at 6.30 a.m. to-day with a cargo of timber from Riverton. She left that port at 11 a.m. yesterday, and had variable winds with fine weather to arrival; after landing her cargo she left again this afternoon for Owaka itiver and Fortrose. The ship Morning Light broke bulk this mornin" and put out cargo at the Victoria wharf. The Herald was hauled out of the graving dock this rooming, and her phce taken by the Mahinapua and hulk Henbory. A strong B.W. wind set in this forenoon attended by heavy squalls of raia, which should bring up to the Heads the ship Jessie Readman (from London) and the barque Viotoria (from Hobart). , . The ship Auckland commenced to take in cargo for London this morning. The Takapuna anived at Dunedin at 9 80 ».m. to-day. She left Nelson at 6 p.m, on the 22nd inst, and called at the French Pass, Picton, "Wellington, Lyttelton, and Akaroa; left the latter port at 5.30 p.m. yesterday, and arrived at headquarters as above. She experienced fine weather throughout the passage. The following passengers sailed by the Wairarapa yesterday: For Bluff Mr XT. A. Kennedy. For Melbourne—Mesdames whetham and family. Harris, Misses Palmer, Bayley, Messrs Neill, Anderson (2). Ronaldson, Van Agnew, Lee, Whetham, V. Harris, Titchener, Bullmairs. The following changes are about to be made among tl e officers of the Union Steam Ship Company:—Captain Manning, of the Rosamond, is to be transferred to the Mawhera, and Captain Richardson, of the latter boat, is to take the Ohau. as Captain Stott will have the Cairntoul. Captain Alltnan, who lias been in the Cairntoul for a few trips, is to join the Ringarooma again. The name of the officer who is to command the Rosamond has not transpired.—'Post.' The brigant'ne Camille, with a full cargo of timber from Kaipara, arrived off the Heads at 9 a.m. to-day, and was towed up to Dunedin by the Koputai at Ip. m. She left Kaipara on the 13th inst.; had N.E. winds for twenty-four hours, and thence a continuation of baffling wnds until the 21st inst, when she encountered a southerly gale, and was compelled to anchor under Banks Peninsula; left again on the 22nd inst., had the winds all round the compass, and entered the Heads this morning. For many years past there has been a desire to have an authoritative resurvey of Hobson Bay, the latest one being exactly a quarter of a century ago, and much correspondence has passed between the Government of Victoria and the Admiralty office on the subj The latter authorities have undertaken to recognise and regard as official such a resurvey if carried out under the personal supervision of an officer of the Royal Navy possessing the required experience and approved of by them. Such a gentleman has been selected in the pewon of Lieutenant Commander Messum, who will forthwith carry out the much needed work.—'Shipping It is said that the most powerful marine beacon in the world is that recently ereoted at Hantflholm, on the coast of Jutland. The tower contains two steam engines, each of 35-horse power, for driving the two Meritens dynamos that supply the electric current for the gigantio lamp at the Bummit of the lighthouse. The lamp, which is constructed on Le Baron's principle, sheds a constant light of 2,000,000 candle power, and is so arranged that the keeper can watch and control its working from his room on the ground floor by means of a system of prisms and mirrors, and needs only to ascend to the lantern in the event of damage or to renew the carbons. Besides the lantern, the tower contains air pumps which actuate two powerful fog-signals.


wbidat. October 25. Bluff —Wtfrarapa arrived 8 a.m. from Dunedin'; Bailed i p.m. for Melbourne. LmKLTON.— Omapara sailed tma afternoon f cr Weutport. , .«» * WstLiNGTON.—Te Anau awiwid XO a.rn. from T, y ttelton ? sails 7 p.m. for Napier.-Rotorua arrived early from Nelson; sailed 3 p.m. for Lyttelton. . ,' on . NUAOR.—Penguin arrived 7.30' a.m. from Wellington; tails 7.30 p.m, fpr Plymouth,—

I Mawhera arrived this morning from Greyt mouth; sails to-night for Wellington. WEsrpOßT.—Grafton nailed n>on for Nelson. ManUKAU.—Wanaka sailed 11.25 a.m. for New Plymouth. Gi-bobne.—Australia arrived 5 am. from Napier; sailed 7 a.m. for AuoklanJ.—Rotomahana arrived 11 a.m. from Auckland; sails 7 p.m. for Napier. Russell.—Wainui arrived 6 a.m. from Auckland; sailed 3 p.m. for Tonga and Samoa. Shipping Telegrams. Wellington, October2s.—2 a.m., Wakatipu, from Sydney. Passengers: For Lyttclton, from Brisbane—Mr 0. F. Turner and Misses Turner (2). From Sydney—Meadames Gresson and Barnett, Mr and Mrs Strange and family (6), Messrs Renell, J. S. Woodhouse, James Cenniston, and E. W. Pane. Fifteen steerage, and for Dunedin two in the steerage. Sydney, October 24.—Mararoa, for Auckland.

Melbourne, October 24—Manapouri, from the Bluff.

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SHIPPING., Issue 8047, 25 October 1889

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SHIPPING. Issue 8047, 25 October 1889

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