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HIGH WATER. XO-MORBOW. Taiaroa Head: 3.24 a.m., 3 55 p.m. Port Chalmers: 4.4 a.m., 4.35 p.m. Dunedin : 4.34 a.m., 5.5 p.mTHE SUN. Sets to-day, 7.17 p.m. 5 ™<* to-morrow, 4.29 a.mTHE MOON. Rises to-morrow, 3.46 a.m.j sets tomorrow, 9.40 p.m. —Phases During November.— First quarter, November 25, 1.9 a.m. WEATHER REPORTS. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. DC. Bates) supplied the following leather reports at 9 a.m. to-day : Bar. Ther. Weath. AUCMaD £kw., fb 29.82 64 O Napier-N.W., br ... 29.46 67 0 Wanganui-W., g ... 29.70 60 BC WellTngton-W., fb 29.58 66 BC WestpJrt-S.W.', fb 29.63 55 BC Greymoath-S.W., br 29.68 54 CP Bealey—N.W., mg 29.61 50 BO Christchnrch — _ -n r NTC lb ... 29.49 62 HO Timaru-W" K - 29.40 53 B C fa-W.'.Vb ~ | 6 58 BC C f Z an so 2 ? Port Chalmers- B Q Kosbnrsh-NAV., 1 29.60 54 BC Naseby-N.W., str 27.40 54 BC Pcmb/oke-N.. 1 ... 28.00 52 R Invercarcill-W., str 29.10 48 OP Clyde—N., P - ?? n Balclutha—S.W., xn g Pavsecur Point— _ S.W., str ... 29.28 49 O Wind.—L., light; br, breeze; f b, fresh breeze: m g, moderate gale; g, whole or heavy gale; w, gale of exceptional wverity. . . .. ± Weather.—B, blue sky, be tho atmosphere clear or heavy: C, clouds, passing cloudsj D, drizzling Tain; F, foggy; G, gloomy, dark weather; H, hail; L, lightning; M, mistv; O, overcast, the whole skv covered with thick clouds; P, passing showers; Q, squally; R. ram, continued rain; S, snow; T, thunder; U, ugly, threatening appearance; Z, hazy. Forecast. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following at noon to-day :—Strong S.W. gale; Ftormy weather mav be expected; heavy showers: hail and sleet at times; snow on high conntrv; glass rising soon; weather become very cold j tides high; sea heavy on the coast. ARRIVED. —November 17. Invercargill, s.s. (1.15 p.m.), 223 tons, billies, from Akaroa. Storm, s.s. (4.50 p.m.). 504 tons, Radford, from Wanganni and northern ports. November 18. Kotare, s.s. (3.40 a.m.), 141 tons, Treum, from Catlin River. Karoti, s-s. (5.50 a.m.), 1,863 tons, Mawson, from Oamaru. SAlLED.—November 17. Kowhai, s.s. (10.20 p.m.), 792 tons, Hender, for Napier and Gisborno via ports. Storm, s.s. (11.10 p.m.), 504 tons, Radford, for northern ports. Advice has been received from Sydney by the Union Company stating that there "is still a Largo quantity of cargo r.hero ex tho N.D.L. steamers Thurinsten, which left Bremen on July 8, and the Griefswald, which left the same port on June 17. Wool has now started to pour into the Wellington Harbor Board's sheds, nver ICO railway trucks having been brought in on one day last week. This teason's clip is coming in earlier than nsual, and will apparently be bigger than tho average. The Harbor Board has already been approached for extra •wool accommodation for tho November and December sales. An interesting contract has been made bv the St. Vincent Water Company with Messrs M'Kio (and Baxter, engineers, Glasgow, for the construction of a "water steamer to carrv fresh water from Tarrafal to St. Vincent, Cape Verdo Islands. The hull has been sublet to Messrs George Brown and Co., Greenock. The vessel is 95ft by 23ft 6in by 10ft, and is to carry 250 tons of fresh water in three tanks, constructed similarly to oil tanks in oil tank steamers. She has been designed by Mr David Donaldson, consulting engineer !»*u3 naval architect, of London, and is to be built on the Isherwood system of longitudinal construction as in the cases of practically all modern tankers. A rudder indicator is now made which indicates the position of a rudder at night without tho use of any light in the wheelhonse. The device is made entirely of bronze, and is attached to the steering wheel. An arrow travelling over a dial indicates the exact position of the mdder, swinging as it does with the rudder, so that the position of the rudder may be seen instantly in daylight. At night the scale Tcmains dark if the rudder is amidshiD. If the mdder is to port a red light illumines a translucent shield, thus notifying the helmsman immediately of the general position of the rudder, while the arrow gives the exact angular deflection. If the mdder is to starboard the shield glows green. In no instance is any bright light shown to interfere with or ob-s-ure the wheelman's vision, which is tho case wherevor a light is turned on in the wheelhouse. ! The Westralia is due to-morrow from Auckland via ports, and sails on Friday on the return trip. The Karori arrived this morning fTom Oaraam. She sails to-morrow for the West Coast. The Tongariro left Hobart last night, and is expected to reach here on Saturday afternoon. The Corinna is duo here on Friday from Wellington direct, and will sail on Saturday for New Plymouth via ports. The Warrimoo is due here to-morrow from Melbourne _ via Bluff and Hobart. She sails on Friday for Melbourne via Cook StTait. Tho Wanaka, which left Bluff on Saturday for Wellington, had aboard a cargo of 3.400 crates of cheese. These, on arrival, 'will bo transhipped to the Rotorua for London. On completion of her present extensive overhaul and survey at Port Chalmers, the Maori will leave for Lyttelton about December 9. Her first trip in the ferry service will be made from Wellington on December 12, and this service ■will fcfl then maintained by the Maori and the Wahino. It is understood that the Monowai, which ha 3 been relieving, ■will replace the Tarawera in the East Coast service, and the latter vessel will be withdrawn. THE FERRY SERVICE. The Monowai, from Wellington, arrived at Lyttelton at 9.55 this morning, and connected with the second express for the gouth. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS. WELLINGTON, November 17.-3 p.m, Manuka, from Sydney. Passengers : Misses Crowe, Gunn, Dare, Currey (2). Sisters Edwards and O'Malley, Mesdames London, Carter and Son, Sheineld and son, Lea (2) and three children, Hartnell, Currey, Mr Fitchney; and 34 in the steerage.—lo p.m., Breeze, from Lyttelton.—6.lo p.m., Westralia, for Lyttelton and Dunedin.—A wireless from the Chatham Islands stated that the Himitangi left at 2.30 pjn. for Lyttelton and Wellington. LYTTELTON, November 18.—7.20 aaru. Victoria, from Port Chalmers. OAMARU, November 18.—0.10 a.m., E&rori, from Port Chalmerfc—s a.m., Kowhai, from Port Chalmers. SYDNEY, November 17.—0.3Q pju„ Moeratf, M Wellington* J

MELBOURNE, November 17.—The Cronte's New Zealand passengers are t Messrs Robertson, Dahl and son. Fair, ForistaJ, Farraghar, Mackay, Palmer, Kelly, Kay, Harvey, Wilson, Adams, Worden, O'Brien, Buchanan, Clarke (2), Wilkinson, Hawkos, Jones, Worsp, Johnson, Duncan, Alexander, Attfield, Wilson, Riskit, Duffey, Reva. Dumphey, Budd, Mesdames Robertson, Dahl, Wilson, Worsp, Alexander, Harvey, Riskit, Buchanan, Jones and child, Handyside, Turner, Palmer, Johnstone, Wilson, Wickhain, Attfield, Wilkinson, Stater, Baird and. two children, blisses Robertson, Eward, Mills. Higgins (2), Mill (2), Attfield, Mitchell, Stevenson, Lyle, Worsp, Whitton, Cunningham, Deal, Dahl, Eyro, Gutteridge, GilmoTe; and 74 in the third crass.—The Mongolia's New Zealand passengers are : Messrs Martin, M 'Donald, Swann, Sturgess, Powell, Howard, Mesdames Martin, Wilson, Cooke, Howard, Swann, Miss Wilson. HOBART, November 18.—Tongjiriro, from London. (For continuation see Late Shipping.)

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SHIPPING., Issue 15653, 18 November 1914

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