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SHIPPING.

HIGH WATER. TO-MORROW. Taiaroa Head : 11.26 a.m., 11-52 P- Tn - Port Chalmers: a.m.. 0.6 p- nl - 1 unedin : 0.10 a.m., 0.36 p.m. THE SDN. Sets to-day, 7.10 p.m.; rises to-morrow, 4.34 a.m. THE MOON Rises to-morrow, 2.10 a-m- I se Ls tomorrow, 2.42 p.m. —Phases During November. November 18 New moon 3.32 a.m. November 25 First quarter LJ a.m. WEATHER REPORTS. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied tho following weather reports at 9 a.m. today ; Bar. Thcr. W eatn. Auckland-S„ 1 ... 30.33 GO »D Napier—N., I 30.18 L Wanganui— ~ .. W.N.W.. br ... 30.22 f-‘ « Wellington—N., br 59.20 ; Westport— S.ft.W., br 50. Rtf G Greymouth—S.W., 1 rO-O) -w ) Bealey— N.. fb ... 30.22 m > Christchurch —E., 1 oO.zO od , Timaru—W., 1 50.17 i>» O Otvmam—N.E., 1 ... 30.«> 57 / Dunedin—S.W.. 1 ... .'O.O-j no > Queenstown- -S. W., 1 20. lo oj ; Nuggets—W.. fb ... 29-96 no ; Bluff—W., g 20-03 Hl Balclutha—S. V\ ~ mg )'i Clvde —N., mg - . i» .’X Roxburgh—Calm ... 29.;Y no -C Port Chalmers—Calm 30.00 nb Pembroke—N.. I ••• 29. On oj ’ Nasebv—X.W.. mg 28. (to <> Invercargill—W.. 1 oO.Lb '■ 0 ... 20.11 52 M Wind.—L., ib-ht ; br. breeze; fb. fresh breeze; m g. moderate .gab;: g. whole or heavy gale; w, gale of rxceptumal severity. . Weather. —B. blue sky, be the atmosphere clear or heavy; C. clouds, passim; clouds; D, drizzling ram : 1. loggy; *. gloomv, dark weather; H, hail; L. Ogntningj’M, misty; O. overcast, the wnole sky covered with thick clouds : 1 . passing showers; Q, squally; R. rain, continued Tain; S, snow; T. thunder: I . ng.y. threatening appearance; Z. hazy. Eokeoast. The Government. Meteorologist (Lev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following at noon to-dav :—Strong we.-tevly winds. ’ squally and changeable ; glass unsteady. tides good; sea moderate. ARRIVED.-- November 12. Tatawcra, s.s. (6.45 p.m.). 2.003 tons. Drewette, from Auckland via Ea-t t oast ports. Passengers ; Misses Eustace, Sweeney, Simpson. Mesdame* Dutiite, Fletcher. Grinling. Messrs 1-h-tch-r. C.nnling, Perlslein, Algie, Croker; -I steerage. SAILED.—N nvember 12. Knight of tlu- Garter, s.s. (5.50 p.rii.j, 5,665 tons, Stephens. for Wellington direct. Flora, s.s. (9.10 p.m.). L 2/3 tons. Doorly, for the West Const. The Warrimoo. from Melbourne and Hobart, is due at the Bluff on Lnesday. The Tarawera. sailed to-day for Auckland and East Coast ports. In accordance with the alteration m the railway time-table, on and after December 1 tho Union Company s ferry steamers will leave Wellington nightly «t 7.45 o’clock for Lyttelton, instead ot S o’clock as at present. The Wanaka left the Bluff to-day for Wellington and Auckland. _ • Tho Koromiko arrived at Newcastle to-day and loads for Tinuiru. Tho Patceua is expected to complete Overhaul on Saturday, November 21. The Karori is due here about the middle of next week with a cargo of coal from the West Const. ‘ The Knight of the Garter came out ot dock yesterday evening and sailed for Wellington. : The Kaiapoi loads at Westport next week for Wellington. * The Kanna was to suit from Newcastle to-day for Dunedin. The Moorabool leaves Newcastle, today for Auckland. An unusual charter is announced in the ‘Sydney Shipping List/ It is that of the barque Ashmore. 1.045 tons, which has been fixed to load timber at Kaipara for London. Tho Buteshire is due at Auckland trom West of England pons on November 23. After discharging 2,500 tons of general cargo at that port the vessel will visit 'Wellington, Lyttelton, Dunedin, ami Bluff to complete unloading. She will then commence loading at various ports in the Dominion for West of England ports, returning to Auckland about December 16. Sh? will make Gisborne one of her loading ports, and will probably take in cargo at Napier also. The Buteshire will sail finally from Wellington for Home on December 30.

On account of the main pump crosshead carrying away, the Union Company’s chartered steamer Canada Cape took nine and a-half days on the trip from Newcastle to Wellington, which, under ordinary circumstances, should have taken five slays. The vessel arrived at Wellington on Smiflar morning. She left the New South Wales coal port at 6 p.tn. on Otoher 28. and experienced rough weather for the first two days out. It wan on Sunday, November 1. that the accident occurred. The engines were immediately stopped, and Hr t*. Gales, chief engineer, and his staff lost no time in endeavoring to effect repairs. By 2 p.m. the same day these were completed, and the Canada Cape was enabled to continue her journey at the rate of five knots per hour. The harbor master at Hokianga reports that on Saturday he sounded the bar channels. The north channel flagstaff bearing east magnetic showed 14ft at tow water; east by north, lift; south channel, flagstaff bearing north-east, 16ft at low water. The bank inside is nowclear on this bearing, but there is Bft of water on it on the north-east by north bearing. The channels are materially altering, and further sounding will be taken. Mariners -should navigate with caution, and the tide should be at least half-flood before the bar is negotiated.

Wind and wave Lave of late played sad havoc with the unfortunate steamer Devon, which wa.s stranded within a stone’s-throw of the level light at Pencarrow nearly 18 mouths ago (stales the ‘Post’). Of tho afterpan of the vessel not a vestige remains, her hull bavins: snapped in half imrmdhtelv behind the funnel. Her deckhouses amidships, stripped of all fittings and metal, remain, as also does the small deckhouse near her bow. The forward mast is still standing, and sum- of her ventilator shafts have withstood the ravages of the salvagers and the waves. Tho battered wreck is a great source of in- • terest to passengers on steamers plying to and from the port of Wellington.* The death is announced (says the 4 Lyttelton Times’) of Captain .). A. Wallace, aged 39 years, who for the past four years has been in the employ of tho Lyttelton Harbor Board. Prior to join- • ing the harbor board’s service he was an officer in the service of the Union Steam Shin Company. Some time back Captain Wallace was eomnelled through fail- ' ing health to relinquish the post of mate of the tug Lyttelton. He leaves a widow and family. THE FERRY SERVICE. The Monowai. from Wellington, arrived at Lyttelton at 9.50 this morning, and connected with tho second express for the south. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. WELLINGTON. November 12.—9 p.m., Maitai, for Rarotonga. OAMARTJ, November 13.—3.45 a.m., Mora, from Dunedin. BLUFF, November 13.—9.20 a.m., Wimmera, for Hobart. ... NEWCASTLE, November 12.—Koromlko, from New Zealand.—lhumata, for Now Zealand. LYTTELTON. November 13.—10 0.m., John Craig, from the Clarence River! i- continuation geo Lgto ShißJO«*d

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SHIPPING., Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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SHIPPING. Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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