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SHIPPING.

PORT CHALMERS

ARRlVED.—Seitember 18. Omapere, ss, 352 ton?. Fleming, from the West Coast, Passenger: Mr l'hillips. Pareora, s.s., 350 tons, Christian, from Invarcargill.

~ rl >e Ouiapere, from the West Coast, arrived at the Kattray street wharf at 5 a.m. to-day. She left-Westport at 11.39 a.m. on the 13th inst., and arrived at Lyttelton at 2 a.m. on the 15th • left aipia at 11 p.m., and after calling at Akaroa limaru, andJJamTU left the latter port at li p.m. on the 17th inst., and arrived as above The Mararoa will be floated out of the craving dock on Monday morning. * The auniversarv services of Leith street Cougregat ional Church will be held to-morrow. Tea meeting on Wednes : ay. The steamer Pareora. now on her first visit to Port Chalmers, arrived early this morning from Ini crcargill, and was berthed at the Bowen pier to take in transhipments ex Onda for the Bluff The Pareora is owned by the Black Ball Coal Company, Greymouth, and was launched from the yards of Messrs Wood, Skinner, and. Co New-castlc-on-Tyne, the latter end of last year, her registered tonnage being 350, with a carrying capacity of .770 tons. She is fitted with all the latest improvements, steam winches with double fnctien, and very large hatchways for the rapid discharge of cargo. She has a small bridge deck under which is the. saloon, although small is very neatly fitted up. the panelling being in bird s-eye maple and teak. On each side of the saloon are the officers andeogineers’ rooms’ which are very large and fitted up with all conveniences and spring mattresses. At the after part of the saloon is the pantry, and store room. On the bridge deck is the captain’s room and her steam steering gear. Her mam deck and bulwarks are ot iron. Her engines, which are of 750 horsepower, were made by Messrs G. Clark and Co. of Sunderland, on the triple expansion -. principle the cylinders being 13in, 22in, and adin resnectively with a 27m stroke. , She him one steel boiler (with a pressure of 1001b) and two furuaces She is commanded by Captain Christian, a gentlelack aff pr k on' V, l in otas ?’ arid, whom"we welcome i an - al i Bence of nearly niniTyeais. Mr r, ho *? also well known, is cluef officer. Hetlierington is chief ■m^sv M £ C ? enne “ se corid, and • Mr Robertson being chief steward. The iareoraieft Invercargill at 8 B -m. Ron the 17tb inst., arrived at "the-Heads at;lopin., and steamed up as far as Deborah Bay/.where she anchored until daylight, and-steamed ..up to the wharf as above. • - . :i THE VANCOUVER SERVICE. AVelungiox, .. September 18.—The' Miowera, which arrived this'afternoon frbin-Sydney eli route to Vancouver, met a very heavy S.W. gale on the voyage across, and was hove-to for. seventeen ‘hours." She"hio 'sixty-, five through pis>

setters. Ihose for New Zealand are: Mesdauies Spine and' Jellicoe, Dr Sault, Messrs Jcllicoe, Hadley, Brett, Speedie, Nesbitt, and Price.

THE DIRECT STEAMERS Tho Rimutaka sailed from London for Lyttclton yesterday. TELEGRAPH NOTICE BOARD. Arrivals.—September IS: Lyttelton, 8.50 a.m.. Te Anau, from Port Chalmers.—Wellington, 1.15 p.m., Miowera, from Sydney.—Lyttelton, 3.30 p.m., Tarawera, from Wellington. *r"*"*' DEFARTURES.-Septernber 17 : Wellington, 1125 run., Wakatipu, for Sydney-September 18: Lyttelton, 10.10 a.m., Ruahine, for Port Chalmers.—Lyttelton, 11 a.m., Victoria, for New- I castlo. : SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. Sybnev, September 18.-Silver Cloud, from Hokianga. Newcastle, September 18.— Pendle Hill, for Napier. .Lyttelton, September 18.—Te Anau, from Dunedin.—Runhine, for Port Chalmers.

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SHIPPING., Issue 10423, 18 September 1897

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SHIPPING. Issue 10423, 18 September 1897

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