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High Water. "o-mobeow. Taiaroa Heads: 135 a.m, 159 p.m. Port Chalmers: 2.13 a.m., 230 p.m. Dunedin: 3.0 a.m., 321 p.m. Port C banners. ARRlVED —November 5 Manapouii, s.s , 1,021 tons, Logan, fr- in Mel-' bourne via Hobart and the Bluff, Passengers :■ MescUmea Roughton, Rogers, Miller, Mws Taylor. Messrs Innea, Bortie, Dale, Caiter, Miller (2), Burgess, Humble, Johnston, Davis, Service, A. W. Dench; and thirty-six in the otiioracrii SAlLED.— November 5 Invercargill, s.s., 136 tons, Sundstrum, for Invercargill.

The Beautiful Star took in cargo to-day, and will have the Rattray street wharf to-night for Oatnaru. ’ The barque Kentish Loss is at the Rattray street wharf waiting to rlifchargo cargo. 1 lie Invercargill left Dunedin this afternoon with cargo for Invercargill. The barque Clan Macleod is ballasted and ready for sea-, She sails for Wellington with the flist fair wind.

The brigantir e Oaraaru is discharging guano at the Jetty street wharf. The Manapouri, Captain Logan, from Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff, a*rivcd alongside the Bowen pier at 6.30 a.m. to-day, and, after taking in a supply of ccal, steamed up to Dunedin, She left Williamstown at 5p m on the 29th ult., cleared Port Phi’lip Heads at 7.10 p.rn., and passed Swan Is’aud at 0.30 p.m. on the 30th, arriving at Hobart at 5.45 a.rn. on the Slst, having experienced lino weather from Melbourne ; left Hobart at 0 p.m. on the 31st, had strong S.B. to B. and N.E. winds with head sea across, and breasted the Solanders at •1 a.m. on the 4th inst.; arrived at the Bluff at 9 a.m., and left again at 6.15 p.m. same day ; had thick weather wi hj smooth tea along tlio coat, arriving as above. At 8 a.m. on the 3rd inst passed a white painted schooner bound west. We thank Mr M’Lonnan, her parser, for report and exchanges. The Kawatiri, having discharged her cargo of e-»ala into the hulks, was hauled into the graving dock this forenoon. Tile Rosamond is receiving a thorough overhaul at the George street pier. . The Manapouri steamed up from Port Chalmers this afternoon and discharged cargo at tlio tongue whaif. The preference of shipowners for large cargocarrying vessels is becoming more and more pronounced, and the coarpan’es more paiticularly engaged in the part of the shipping trade in which sailing ships are workrd seem to vie with each other in securing “the largest ship afloat.” The Americins while increasing the tonnage and the number of masts of their ships, have shown a decided fondness for the schooner lig, but the largest and latest-built craft of that design have proved but indifferent successes. The English and Scotch shipbuilders, while converting many of the existing ships of small tonnage to barques, have kept to the square rig for all now craft averaging over 1.000 tons, and recently several four-masters of that style, with a register of 2.00 D, and carrying capacity of 3,000 tons, have been launched, and are now trading with success. A farther advance is now chronicled in that o contract has bicn placed on behalf of Messrs Ant Dcm. Bordes and Son, Paris and Bordeaux, with a firm on the Clyde, who make the building of sadiog ships a specialty, for the construction of a five-masted steel sailing ship, to carry 6,000 tons dead weight. Not only will this be the first Cvemaster, but it will be the largest sailing ship afloat


Tuesday, November 5.

Lyttelton. —Brunner arrived Gam. from Timaru; railed 2 p.m for Wellington. - Rotorua arri-ed 11 a.m. f cm Dunedin; sal's 10 p rn. for Wellington —Herald sailed Ipm. for Grcymouth. Wellington. —Mawhera sailed 3 p.m. for Nelson. -Wanaka arrived 2 p.m. from Lyttelton ; sails 7 pm. for New Plymouth. Nelson, Takapuna arrived 7 am. from Wellington ; sails 6 p m. for Picton. Weetpoet Oraw iti sailed 7 a.m. for Wellington.—Omapcre sails 7 pm. for Wellirgton. TiJtAiiu. —Grafton arrived early from Lyttelton ; sailed 5 p.m, for Dunedin. Ly itelton.— Mararoa arrived 7 a.m. from Wc lington; sails 6 p.m. for Port Chalmers. ARRIVAL OF AN OVERDUE SHIP. The ‘Ago’ of the 2lst ult. reports that the American ship Ringleader, Captain J. C. Fntwistle, from Boston (May 18), arrived at Wllliamstown on Sunday, having been 154 days out from port, and considerably overdue. The gravest fears were entertained as to her safety, consequent on other American vessels which left later than the Ringleader having arrived here before her and reported not having seen her at all. Leaving Boston oh the 18th, the vessel encountered S. and Sl2 winds in the North Atlantic, ard light to moderate winds from the trades latitude until crossing the Ffjuator on .tune 20, in 40deg 30min W. Th j n she was brealmed for foity-cight hours, and at the same time there was a three-knot cuTont to the westward, which swept her over t > 45deg 30min W. Then she had light cas'erly and southeasterly winds and gales, and she ha 1 to work to the eastward to get < ft' the land. She got back again to latitude Bdeg N. and 44deg 20min W. on the 2nd July, still trying to get to the eastward. Between latitude 6d( g and Bdeg N. she had very light airs, and only made from fifteen to twenty miles a day longitude, 30deg 30min W. and Gdeg 30min N. on 251h July, when B.E. winds set in. She crossed the Equator again on 30th July in 32deg 30nin W,, and had strong t-> moderate breezes from south, and a high sea to latitude 8 leg S. and 34deg W., which wes reached on the 9th August. Then she had moderate S E. winds going to N.E. ns she. got south until 25th August in latitude 27deg 34min S. and IGdeg W. Then she had moderate winds from the N.W, and W. to the Cape of Good Hope, the longitude of which wasreached on the lltb September in 38deg 30min 8. "he easting was run down from longi tude 421fg to latitude 43deg S , and the winds were mostly from the N.W. and N. On September 26, in 41deg 40min 8. and 58deg 35min B. she was exposed t<> a heavy gale from the westward, with a very high sea and heavy weather. Tim gale lasted for thirty-six hours, and the vessel had to run under reefed foresail and topsail during the time it raged. After that the winds were fresh and moderate and the weather fine. The meridian of Cape Leeuwin was crossed on October 10, and the winds thence were mostly N. and W., fresh until arrival. The vessel, which is in first-rate order, was regarded as lost, as much as seventy guineas being paid as a premium on her on Friday last. She was nearly two months overdue. THE DIRECT STEAMERS. The Iberia arrived at Albany from Plymouth to-day. Passenger for Now Zealand: Miss Keecb. Shipping Telegrams. Sydney, November s.—' Waihora, from Wo'.-lingt-n. Auckland, Number s.—Brunette, barque, from Newcastle.

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SHIPPING, Issue 8056, 5 November 1889

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