STANLEY AND CO.'S WOOL SHIPS.
The following vessels will comprise Messrs J. H. Stanley and Co.'s fleet of wool ships, chartered by them to carry out their contract with the Freight Reduction Committee:—The ship Stirlingshire, 1,220 tons register, now loading COO tons of concen trate«i at Port Pirie, and sailing immediately for Wellington; to be despatched from there early in December to catch the March sales. This vessel will bo followed at an interval of three weeks by the new ship Katy, 2,150 tons register, also stiffened with 900 tons of concentrates at Port Pirie. The barques Casablanca and Auriga, now here, will load at Auckland and Napier ; and the Laira, due from London in January, will also be employed.
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STANLEY AND CO.'S WOOL SHIPS., Evening Star, Issue 10444, 14 October 1897