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Passengers to Otago Harbour
1860 1862 1863 1864
Printed and published every Saturday morning by D. Campbell, at the office of the "Otago Witness" Clifton Cottage, Princes Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
January 5 1861 page 5
Arrivals Dec. 29, Omeo, 605 tons, John McLean, from Melbourne. Dalgety, Rattray and Co. agents. Passengers - Cabin:Barry Sir R. Black Miss Black Miss C. Cameron Mr Elliot Mr John and G. Gillard Miss Hogg Mr and Mrs and 3 children Jamieson Mr Lyons Miss McPherson Mr and Mrs McPherson Miss Morrison Mrs and 2 children Mowitie Miss Northwood Mr and Mrs Orkney Mr Scarville Mr and Mrs and 2 children Thompson Mr Thuming Miss Walton Mrs and 2 children Steerage: Birdsay Mr Brown J Casper Mr Foyle Jacot Gilchrist Ann Jenkins J Jenkins A Johnson J Leslie John McGowan M Shaw Mr J Strachan Mr Wolfe Mr J Wolfe Mrs Woolley Charles
Cleared Out Dec. 29. Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne and with stores for Bluff.
Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. S.A Wood, T.G. Dyson Holland, E.G. Eiloart, Beatie, and Kempson. Steerage: John Keefe, John Steele, Mr Day, and son, Mrs Jane Williams, sister and child, Phillip Rogers, and Mr Morris Hayes. To Bluff - Steerage: John Jenkins, Alex. Jenkins, and Wm. Brown. Frederic Greer and Co., agents.
Dec. 31 - Omeo, McLean, for Lyttelton. with original cargo from Melbourne. Passengers -
Cabin:Baldwin Captain Black Miss Black Miss C. Gillard Miss Hogg Mr and Mrs and 3 children McPherson Mr and Mrs Morrison Mrs and 2 children Mowitie Miss Northwood Mr and Mrs Scarville Mr and Mrs and 2 children Thuming Miss Walton Mrs and 3 children Steerage: Birdsay Mr Brown J Casper Mr Gilchrist Ann Hayhurst Miss A. and infant Hayhurst J. Lawrence C. Murray Miss Strachan W.M. Wolfe Mr & Mrs Woolley Charles
Jan. 3. Prince Alfred, Bowden, for Lyttelton with part of original cargo from Sydney. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Campbell, Miss and Master Campbell, Misses White and Pike. Steerage: R. Gainer. Young and McGlashan, agents.
The fine steamer Omeo, Captain John McLean, anchored in our harbour a little after midnight on Wednesday morning, from Melbourne via Otago. The Omeo is a very handsome iron boat built in 1858, at Gatteshead-upon-Tyne; she measures 240 feet in length, registers 605 tons without her engine room, and has auxiliary screw power equal to 100 Horses. Her lower masts and rigging are of iron, and the mizen mast does double duty as funnel to the left of the after saloon. The fittings of the Omeo are the most complete and comfortable of any steamer which has yet visited us. Her main saloon is amidships, out of the motion, and her sleeping accommodation for passengers cannot be surpassed, she carries beneath every tiling .300 tons of coal, and has room besides for 500 tons of cargo, part of her stowage room being constructed as an immense tank into which 300 tons of water may be pumped at pleasure as ballast. The Omeo put ashore 200 tons of cargo, 1,100 sheep, with 30 passengers, in six hours at Port Chalmers. She returns this afternoon to Melbourne via Otago, and will visit this port next month, having a contract to make three trips with stock to Otago.
Jan. 12 1861 page 4
Arrived Jan. 5. Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers - Capt. Fraser, Mr and Mrs Hall.
Jan. 7 - Omeo, McLean, from Lyttelton with part of original cargo from Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Judge Greeson, Mrs Holland and infant, Capt. Baldwin, Messrs. Bethel, and Harris. Steerage: H. Thurston, ___ Ponds, and Miss Kate.
Jan. 9 Cosmopolite, Lewis, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Christie and son; Messrs. Murdoch and Jones.
Cleared Out Jan. 3 - Ada, Fraser, for Invercargill with stores. Passengers - Moss Matthews, Mr and Mrs Gray and 4 children, Mr and Mrs Blackie and 5 children, Hector McLean, Mrs Sutherland, S. Bell and Charles Hall.
Jan. 8. Omeo, McLean, for Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Holland and infant, Messrs. Harris, Page, Parker, Paterson, and Thomson. Steerage: Mrs Underwood, Mr and Mrs Woolfe, Mr and Mrs Cameron, Jessie Cameron, Miss Leonard, Mrs Beardmore; Messrs. Rogers, Dodson, Selby, O'Neil, Hughes, Brookes, Shaw, Smith, Thurston, Turner, and M. Bouss.
January 19 1861 page 4
Cleared Out Jan. 14. Prince Alfred, Morris, for Invercargill with stores. Passengers: William Morrison, Alex. McLeod, and Jemima McLeod.
Wreck of the Ada.
We regret to record the total loss of this handy little coasting steamer, which has so recently been added to our coastal fleet. This unfortunate accident occurred on the afternoon of Saturday last, on the Clutha bar....
January 26 1861 page 5
Arrivals. Jan. 18. Lord Ashley, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Dr. Knight, Major Richardson; Messrs. Saxton, Nash, J. Fraser, T. Fraser, Cameron, Mrs Popplewell, Mrs White and servant, and Mrs Crouch.
Jan. 21. Prince Albert, Heron, from Invercargill. Passengers: Messrs. Green, Lindsay, Kirkwood, Martin, and Manning. Second Cabin: Mrs Gordon and Miss Russell.
Jan. 21. Victory, 501 tons, Capt. Toogood, from Melbourne.
Passengers - Cabin:
McLean Allan 2nd cabin: Allingham J.S. Campbell Mr Campbell Mr and Mrs and child Clark Mr Clark H. Dowling Mr and Mrs Forrest R. Haywood T. McConnell W. McIntosh Mr and Mrs and 3 children McLean A. McLean L McMillan Mr and Mrs and 3 children Malpers Mr(2) Milton Mr Montgomery Mr Radford Mr Thomson Mr and Mrs and 2 children Thompson Mr and Mrs Todd Robert Tweed A. Walker John Wood Charlotte Cleared Out
Jan. 19 - Lord Ashley, Kennedy, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Cockcroft and Kinross. steerage: Mr and Mrs Ross, Messrs. Taylor(2) and South.
Jan. 22 - Victory, Toogood, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Justice Gresson, Mr and Mrs Dowling; Messrs. Montgomery, Campbell, Allingham, Radford, Heywood, Todd, and Milton.
The following is a list of the immigrants to arrive by the ship "Melbourne," which sailed on the 24th November for Otago.
The new screw steamer "Victory," Captain Toogood, which has just been put on by the Coleman Company to run between Melbourne, this Province and Canterbury, arrived here on Monday forenoon, after an excellent passage of about 6 days from Melbourne, bringing with her our English November mails. She had 18 passengers in the cabin and 28 in the steerage for this and Canterbury, as also some valuable stock for the latter Province. The "Pirate," was to leave Melbourne on the 16th, and the "Oberon" to follow on the 18th.
February 2 1861 page 4
ArrivalsGunn Capt. Robertson Miss M. Talford Mr and Mrs Talford Misses (3) Talford Messrs. (2) Thompson Mrs J. Second Cabin: Anderson Mr Castles Mr and Miss Crawford Mr Daws Mr and Miss and 5 children Mossley Mr Sparkes Mr (2) Turford Messrs. (2)
Jan 26 - Sarah H. Snow, Higgins, from Geelong, with 2250 sheep, 1 horse, and original cargo from New York. F. Greer and Co., agents.
January 28. Lady Egidia, 1236 tons, Curry, from Glasgow, with immigrants and general cargo. Dalgety, Rattray & Co., agents. The "Egidia" brings the largest number of passengers ever landed in Otago by one vessel, and gives an addition to our population of upwards of 400 souls. 32 deaths.. poem & diary & photo
Jan. 28 - Pirate, Robertson, from Melbourne.
Passengers - Cabin:
Jan. 29 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru with 18 bales wool, and 9 bags wheat. Passengers - Messrs. Morley, Roxby, and Julius.
Jan. 30 - Victory, Toogood, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mr Worthington, and Mrs Bedford. Second Cabin: Mr Boyd, Mrs Hay: Messrs. Anderson, and Couster. Young and McGlashan, agents.
Feb. 1 - Geelong, Boyd, for Oamaru with stores. Passengers: Miss Wilson, Messrs. Fraser, Thompson and Spears.
Jan. 29 - Prince Albert, Heron, for Invercargill, with stores. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs White and servant, Mr and Mrs Butts, Rev. Mr McGillivray; Messrs. Ticehurst, Rough, and manning.
Jan. 29 -Sarah H. Snow, Higgins, for Hong Kong, with original cargo from New York.
Same day - Acasta, McVicar, for Callo, in ballast. J.S. Webb, agent.
Jan. 30 - Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne. Passengers- Cabin: Captains Caught and Rae; Messrs. Tyack, Clemens, and Clarke. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Cove and child, Mr and Mrs Thain and 2 children, J. Warnock, G. Warnock and John Murray.
Arrival of the Egidia. This fine vessel arrived at Otago from Greenock on Saturday the 26th inst., with the following passengers:-Bald Andrew Grigor Christina Herriot William E. King Margaret McCallum Duncan and wife Macandrew Donald Smith Miss C. Stoddart Pringle F. Intermediate Cameron Angus Dick Margaret Dundas James and Alexander Garrat John wife and 2 sons and 1 daughter Gunion Robert Jeffrey James McLean Thomas Rose Kenneth Thompson Caroline Steerage:....
Launch of the "Egidia."...
February 9 1861 page 4
February 1 - Airedale, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Messrs. Kessell, Smith, and Armstrong.
Feb. 2 - Oberon, Spence, from Invercargill. Passengers- Mrs Spence and Mrs McWilliams.
Feb. 4 - Prince Albert, Heron, from Invercargill. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Day, Wilson, Suttor, and Mills. Second Cabin: Messrs. Birss, Jaggers, Goodwillie, Rogers, and McDonald.
Same day - Omeo, McLean, from Melbourne, with general cargo and 2,287 sheep.
Passengers- Cabin: Beattie Mr Crisp Mr Duffa Mr Hellmore Mr and Mrs McDonald Mr and Mrs McDonald Misses (2) McDonald M.C. McDonald Mr and Mrs A. McLuire Mr Marks Mr Moodie Mrs and Misses (2) Muir Mr and Mrs Muir Miss Muir Messrs. (3) Robertson Miss Steerage: Ansley Mr Birdsay Miss Blundell Mr Burke Mrs and 3 children Edgar Mr and 3 children Gunn Mr Hunter Mr Johnson Mr and Mrs Lucas Mr McLean Mr Morris Mr (2) Parker Mr and Mrs Robertson Mr Thompson Mr Williams Mr Cleared Out
Feb. 2 - Airedale, Kennedy, for Lyttelton. Passengers Miss Clifford and Mr Collinson
Same day - Victory, Toogood, for Melbourne. Passengers - Col. Grant, Mr Roling and John Couster.
Feb. 4 - Rebecca, Souter, for Auckland, in ballast. Passenger - Hugh Chapman
Feb. 5 - Omeo, McLean, for Lyttelton.
Passengers -Cabin:Duffa Mr Hellmore Mr and Mrs McDonald Mr and Mrs McDonald Miss (2) McDonald Mr C. McDonald Mr and Mrs A. Marks Mr Moodie Mrs Moodie Misses (2) Robertson Miss Steerage: Ansley Mr Birdsay Miss Burke Mrs and 3 children Gunn Mr Hunter Mr Johnston Mr and Mrs Thompson Mr Williams MrSame day - Yarrow, Scott, brig, for Newcastle, N.S.W. Passenger - A. Clarke. Feb. 6 - Pioneer, Simpson, for Clutha with stores. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Ord and family.
Feb. 7 - Spec, Charles Heywood, for Clutha with stores. Passengers - Andrew Melville. Master, agent.
The Victory, the fifth boat of the Inter-colonial Royal Mail packet Company's fleet, (says the Lyttelton Times) made her first appearance at Lyttelton.... She was built by Messrs. Denny, of Dumbarton. She is 215 feet long, with 27 feet breadth of beam, and 16 feet and 6 inches depth of hold. The "Victory" has steeple-engines, built by Denny, of 350 horse-power and fitted with Hamilton's patent governor, are fixed. The stream is superheated by Partridge's patent, and a donkey engine, which is fixed to work the machinery on deck, would alone impel the ship at the rate of one knot an hour....
There was some 15 or 20 passengers by the "Egidia" who took their passages in the "Storm Bird" for the Bluff, and the Government requiring a further number if hands on the roads in the South the "Storm Bird" has been engaged to convey them to Invercargill. She is to start on Wednesday next. Messrs. Greer and Co., positively refused to make any reduction in the usual rate of passage; but the "Storm Bird" takes the passage at a reduction of nearly half that rate.
February 9 1861 page 9
The long expected coasting steamer Lyttelton arrived after all at her port of destination, Lyttelton, on Sunday afternoon, more than sixteen months after leaving London. The history of her long voyage is nothing more than a record of slow progress (to be expected as a matter of course in a steamer of her size sailing out) and many long detentions at ports where she had to put in for supplies or fittings. The length of the Lyttelton is not greater than that of the Planet, so that she will work easily in the rivers but she having half as much more beam, and something like three times the stowage room. Her engines comprising two oscillating cylinders, each of a nominal power of 12 1.2 horses, but combined working up to 1000 horse power. The boiler is tubular and fitted with two furnaces, takes up a very small space fore and aft, and leaves besides plenty of space for coal bunkers &c., on each side. This iron boat has very wide hatches. The Lyttelton made a passage of 36 hours from Wellington under steam. We regret to learn that there is an uncertainty as to her disposal. a question having arisen between the Steam Navigation Company, who ordered the boat, and Messrs. Cookson, Bowler, & Co., through whose agency she was procured.
February 16 1861 page 4
Feb. 9 - Cashmere, 640 tons, Petherbridge, from London, with 2 dogs, 6 horses, 5 rams, and general cargo. Passengers - Messrs. R.V. Bascock, James, Jones, D. Inerarity, T.D. Boland, and G.P. Richardson; Miss Wells, Misses Boland (2), and Mrs Spooner. John Jones and Co., agents,
Feb. 11. Don Pedro II, 150 tons, Evans, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Thomas Reid and J.S. Bremner. Cargill and Co., agents.
Same day - Maori, 289 tons, Muir, from Newcastle, N.S.W. with 480 tons coal.
Same day - Omeo, John McLean, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Johnstone, Simms, Rattray, and Dalgetty. Steerage: Thomas Carr. Dalgety, Rattray, and Co. agents.
Feb. 11 - Oberon, Spence, for Invercargill with stores. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Mills, Cantrell, Sims, Wilson, Black, and Meluish. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Smith, and 3 children; William Parker and Harriet Parker.
Invercargill Arrival. Feb. 11 - Mariposa, 211 tons, Moore, from Launceton, with 10 cabin and 2 steerage passengers, 40 horses, 2 bullocks, 1 bull, 98 sheep, 1 horse cart, 1 bullock dray, 20 tons provender and a general cargo of merchandise. T.J. White and Co. agents.
February 23 1861
Arrivals Feb. 18. - Airedale, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Perry, and Ledger (2), Second Cabin: Mr and Mrs Hartley, Miss Hartley; Mrs Harris and family; Mr and Mrs Lang and 5 children.
Feb. 18 - Airedale, Kennedy, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Lemon, Turner, Wayne, Cutten, and Knight.
Feb. 20 Prince Albert, Heron, for Invercargill. Passengers - Cabin: Captain Morris, and Mr K. Rose. Steerage: Thomas Roderick, William Hannah, Mr and Mrs Ramsay, and Mr McVean.
Same day - Lady Egidia, Curry, for Bombay, with original cargo from Glasgow, 63,760 railway chairs and sleepers. Dalgety, Rattray, and Co., agents.
March 2 1861 page 5
Feb. 22 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers - Clarkson, Leggatt, and Fairbairn.
Feb. 23 - Victory, Toogood, from, Melbourne, with general cargo and 11 horses. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs E. Watson, Captain Bews and Mr Bews, Mrs Worthington, 2 children and 1 infant, Mrs Dawson, Mrs Bedford, Messrs. Parker, Rogers, Arnott, Messer, Wood, Morton, Miller, J. Miller and Casement. Steerage: Mrs Sanders, R.B. Wilson, Mrs Wilson and infant, Messrs. J.Clark, R. Blake, W. Wiliams, T. Latta, J. Watson, R. Bavan, Shaw and Barnes.
Feb. 25 - Sea Bird, 15 tons, Ellis, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Hodgson and child, Mr Saxton. Master, agent.
Feb. 28 - Balmoral, King, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Eliza, Jane, and Maria Allan; Margaret Evans, Margaret Hall; Messrs. P. Allan, R, Allan, J. Bellingham, Evans and R. Hall.
Same day - Cosmopolite, Lewis, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Mrs Nicholls, Miss Nicholls, Messrs. Cogle and Stone.
Feb. 26 - Oberon, Spence, for Invercargill. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Richardson and McKay, Miss Hastie. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Boniface.
Feb. 28 - Chile, Turnbull, for London, with 1591 bales wool (equal to 500,370 lbs), 1 bale sheepskins, 30 hides, 1 cheese, and 3 cases specimens natural history. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Buswell, Mrs Taylor, Miss Taylor, Mr A. Taylor, Miss Strode, Mr P. Clapcott, and Susanna Peterkin. Intermediate: T. Norman and 2 children, Mary Ann Watts, Messrs. J. Mansen, J. Begg and E. Roberts. Steerage: Messrs. M. Winter, G. Libster and W. Lee. John Jones and Co., agents.
Mar. 1 - Lizzie Spalding, Ames, for London, with 1775 bales wool (equal to 587,163 lbs) and 3 bales sheepskins. Passengers - Mr and Mrs W.S. Worthington, Mrs and Miss McLellan (?McLelland), Mr Worthington. Dalgety, Rattray and Co., agents.
The Melbourne sailed from the Isle of Wright on the 14th December, and the Shelbourne from the Downs on the 20th, both for Otago.
March 9 1861 page 4
March 1 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru with 18 bales wool and 40 bags lime.
March 1, Margaret, 20 tons, Drummond, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Cuff and family, Messrs. Spence and Lewis. Master, agent.
March 2 - Victory, Toogood, from Lyttelton. Passengers: Cabin: Mr and Mrs Cookson, Mrs Bedford, Messrs. Helmore, Hunt, Philips, and Wayne. 2nd Cabin: Messrs. Clifford, Wesley. Barnard, Graham and Crawford.
March 4 - Prince Alfred, James Bowden, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Mr and Mrs McMaster, Miss Thomson, Messrs. Porter, Baker, Ogg, Fullerton, Neilson, Pillans, Steward and McKenzie. Young and McGlashan, agents.
March 5 - Caroline, 164 tons, Adams, from Mauritius, with 2347 bags sugar. Cargill and Co., agents.
March 6 - Pirate, Robertson. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Price, Holmes, Mantell, Cameron, Black, Colquhon, Miss Wilson. 2nd cabin: Messrs. William Coleman, E. Bryant, P. Welsh, John Jones, John Whiteside, C. Wentworth, Palmer, Carson, McGill, Campbell, McLean, Mrs Lee. F. Greer and Co., agents.
March 4 - Victory, Toogood, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Cameron, Mr Erskine. Steerage: Messrs. Erskine, Glashan, Preston, Urquhart (2), Black, Ames and McNath.
March 5 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, for Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Branford, Clarke (2), Findlay, Robertson and Sampson. Steerage: Mr Dodds, J. Wilch, and John Salter.
Dunedin, Saturday, March 16, 1861
March 9 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru with 2 tons passengers' luggage. Passengers - Mrs Pike, 2 children and 2 servants; Mrs Hudon, Mrs Asher; Messrs. McLean, Ick, Spiers, Taylor, and Williams.
March 11 - Prince Albert, Heron, from Invercargill with 11 bales wool. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Sutter, Mr and Mrs Keith and family, and Miss Taylor.
Same day - Omeo, McLean, from Melbourne with general cargo, 52 rams and 2305 sheep. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Borthwick, Mr and Mrs Buchanan, Mrs Kerr, Dr. Bailey, Messrs McDonald, Hamilton, Gurm, Ansley, Norden, McCallum and Herman. Second Cabin: Mr and Mrs Hutton, Mr and Mrs Harwood, Misses Harwood (2), Messrs. Harwood (4), Messrs. Kells, Connell, Ferguson, Fitzgerald, Fyfe, Ross, Carr, Molson, Morgan, Canbourne, Spence, Irvine, McGibbon and Philipps.
Same day - James Daly, Flight, from Akaroa. Passengers - Mrs Flight and 2 children. Master, agent.
March 12 - Oberon, Spence, from Invercargill. Passengers - Mrs Mills and niece, Miss Taylor, Messrs. McIndoe and McKay.
March 9 - Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne. Passengers - Messrs. Keith, Palmer, Carson, Wood, and Gurm.
March 11- Omeo, McLean, for Melbourne. Passengers- Cabin: Mr and Mrs Buchanan, Messrs. Allan, Reid, and McLean. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Harwood and family; Messrs. S. Phillipson, S. Clarke, and E. Bryanth.
March 23 1861 page 5
March 16 1861 Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Fairbairn, Mrs Redmayne, Mrs Leggatt, Miss Proctor; Messrs. Holmes, Gibson Hopkinson, and Thompson.
March 18 - Prdye, 60 tons, Buxton, from Hobart Town with 10,000 palings, 4 cases ale, 1 ton flour, 40 boxes apples, and 20 bags onions. Passengers - Mrs Buxton and family (5), and Miss Smith.
Same day - Airedale, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Rev. W. Johnston; Messrs. Cutten, Dillon Bell, Abraham, Turnbull, Henderson and Cameron. Second cabin: Mr and Mrs McTaggart, Mr and Mrs Robertson, Mrs McNair and family.
March 16 - Prince Albert, Heron, for Invercargill. Passengers: Cabin: Dr McClure; Messrs. Graham and Daniels. Second Cabin: Messrs. J. McPherson, W. Smith, and W. Birse.
March 18 - Omeo, McLean, for Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Hodge and Miss Hodge, Dr Baillie; Messrs. M. Holmes, Miller, J. Miller, Morton, McCallum, Baird, and Capt. Froulon.
Second Cabin: Mrs Robertson and infant, Mrs Mcnamara and Miss Mcnamara, Messrs. J. Jenkinson, Neil Houston, A. Johnstone, J. McKey, J. Aitman, J. Campbell, D. Robertson, J. Moyle, H. Joy, J. Sanhaman, G. Jump, M. Paterson, J. Marshall, J. Paton, J. Smith, Blundell, C. Arnott, J. Fisher, and J. Drenett.
Same day - Airedale, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Messrs. Hutchinson and Greenwood.
Same day - Pryde, Buxton, for Timaru with 10,000 palings, 1 ton flour, and 3 casks ale. Young and McGlashan, agents.
March 22 - Oberon, Spence, for Invercargill. Passengers - Miss McKay, George Crawford, John Lachlan, and John Nordquest.
The fine new clipper ship "Melbourne" Captain John Robertson, from Leith, with immigrants arrived off the Otago heads on the 16th instant... She has brought us upwards of 200 passengers... Passengers listed...
March 30 1861 page 4
March 22 Prince Albert, Heron, from Invercargill. Passengers- Cabin: Dr. McClure, Dr Richardson, Mrs Richardson, Messrs. Mitchell, Muir, Griffiths, Walker and Dawson.
March 26 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, from Melbourne. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Jones, Mr Warnock.
March 28 - Oberon, Spence, from Invercargill. Passengers - Messrs. Graham, Cameron, Langlands, and Shepherd.
April 6 1861 page 5
April 1 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Miss Redmayne, Messrs. Pilliet, Maint, Croup, Green, McKinnon, McKenzie, Philipson, and Mr and Mrs Nooman.
April 3 - Shelbourne, 362 tons, Watson, from London, after a passage of 100 days. with general cargo. Only two passengers. Passengers - Messrs .George Ireland and Thomas Lewis. Young and McGlashan, agents.
April 4- Lord Ashley, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Andrews, Miss Carswell, Messrs. Western, Wood, and Hutchinson. 2nd Cabin: Mrs Parsons and child, Mr Lee and child, Messrs. A. Roberts, Downes, and E. Bryant.
April 4- Spec, Heyward, from Clutha, with stores. Passenger - Mrs Lees., Master, agent.
April 13 1861 page 5
April 8 - Dunedin, Stewart, from Auckland. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Browne, Messrs. McKenzie, McHatty and Smith. Master, agent.
April 9 - Oberon, Spence, from Taieri. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Thomson.
April 9 - Lion, 216 tons, Sinclair, from Sydney. Passengers - Messrs. Miles, Allenson and Wallace.
April 8 - Pirate, Robertson, from Melbourne via Invercargill. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Young and 5 children, Miss Raven, Mr and Mrs Monkton, Dr. Bird, Messrs. Hawkesworth, Walker, McPherson, Jenkins, Palmer, Wood, and Greer. 2nd Cabin: Ed. Robson, F. Sterne.
April 5 - Lord Ashley, Kennedy, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Messrs. Faulkner, Miller, Smith, and Jones.
April 20 1861
April 15 - Prince Albert, Heron, from Invercargill. Passengers - Messrs Badcock, Burr, and Crisp.
April 17 - Airedale, Johnson, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Martin, Messrs. Richmond, McLean, Raymond, Herbert, Selfe, Few, Mason, and Russel. 2nd Cabin: Messrs. Holland, Woodgate, and Graham.
April 11 - Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Bird, and Bing. Steerage: R. Clark, and Thomas Latta.
April 11 - Airedale, Johnson, for Lyttelton. passenger - Mr Ridings.
April 27 1861 page 4
April 19 - Geelong - Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers- Cabin: H. Julius, W.H. Dansey, William Morley, Fenwick, and Alves.
April 20 - Margaretha Roesner, 438 tons, Eggars, from Port Naper. Passengers - Mr and Miss McLean.
April 20 - Oberon, Spence, from Invercargill. Passengers - Messrs Latham, Hughes, Jago, and Meluish.
April 27 - Prince Alfred, 1100 tons, Bowden, from Melbourne, with 23 passengers.
We understand that an arrangement has been come to between the owners of the Geelong, and Messrs. Greer & Co., to run the Geelong and the Prince Albert in conjunction; the Geelong to start from Oamaru every Tuesday as usual, and the Prince Albert to leave Dunedin every Friday , calling at Oamaru and all port right on to Lyttelton; and that the Prince Albert is to take the place of the Geelong during the time the latter is laid up to put in new boilers, which have been ordered from the home country, and may shortly be expected.
We learn that the Oberon, which left this port on the 12th instant, met the Pirate in Invercargill. The Pirate left there in the 14th, and will thus have the means of forwarding to England correspondence from Otago to the above dates. By that opportunity the news of our recent gold discoveries will also reach the neighbouring colonies. The Pirate is expected here again by the 7th of next month.
May 4 1861
April 26 - Prince Alfred, 704 tons, Bowden, from Melbourne. Passengers - Mrs Robins, Miss Nina Schalter, Messrs. Manley, McDougall, Haggain, Craig, Roddy, Black, and Oliver.
May 1 - Omeo, McLean, from Lyttelton, with original cargo from Melbourne. Passengers- Cabin: Mr and Mrs Burke Mr H. Helmore. Steerage: Mr McLennan, John Thorpe, E.T. Mosely.
April 26 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, for Lyttelton, with original cargo from Melbourne. Passengers - Messrs Richmond, Raymond, Crisp and Webb.
May 11 1861 page 4
May 4 - Lord Worsley, Wheeler, from Newcastle, N.S.W. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Cameron, Webb, Holmes, McMurdoe, and Roden. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Ogg and child; Miss Jenkins, Mrs Gray, Messrs. Barton, Thomson; Richard, John, James, and William Jenkins.
May 8 - Cosmopolite, Lewis, from Hobart Town. Passengers - Cabin: Captain Burke, Mrs Burke and 3 children, Mr W. Aitken.
May 18 1861 page 4
May 13 - Pirate, Robertson, from Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Cameron, Coniber, Douglas (3), Pickering, Clark, and Mills; Mrs Clark, Mrs Mills, Miss McGrath, and Eliza Strouthers. Steerage: J. Arthur, J. Barker, J. Sheriff, and Mrs Cooper.
May 14 - Active, 135 tons, Dobson, from Melbourne. Passengers - Brown and Connell.
May 16 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Allen, Clarke, Lockhart, Heywood, Jones and Parry. Steerage: 16 passengers, names not returned.
May 16 - Prince Albert, Spence, from Lyttelton via Oamaru. Passengers - Cabin: Richardson, Teschemaker, and Badcock. Steerage: Messrs. Miley, Bennett, Morrison, Ellis, Sprott, Thomson, Hately, Watson, Baxter, Matthews, Brooks, and Johnson; Mrs Wilson.
May 17 - Airedale, s.s., Johnson, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Jones, Smith, and Kenrick. Steerage: Messrs. Fisher, Fulcher, Scott, Owen, and McKenzie; Mrs Cockcroft and 5 children; and 1 man with sheep.
May 15 - Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne via Invercargill. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Preston and daughter, Mrs Campbell. Messrs. F.C. Fulton and T.H. Baird.
May 25 1861 page 5
May 22 - Nazarene, 935 tons, Doran, from Geelong, Passengers - Cabin: Henry Beattie. Steerage; J. Wooler, J. Roberts, H. Jones, and J.J. Johnson.
May 11 - Airedale, Johnson, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Dick, Kettle, McGlashan, and Captain Fraser. Steerage; Mrs Cooper, Mr and Mrs Marshall, Mr Pritchard and John Martley.
Saturday June 1 1861 page 4
May 25 - Prince Albert, Spence, from Lyttelton via Oamaru with 91 cheese.
Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Daly, Messrs. Chapman, Baker and Gillies. Steerage: J. Smith, C. Taylor, G. Bryant, C. Hudson, J. Cochrane, G. Hadfield, W. Young, A. Bennett, Ogilvie, McLaren, Morgan, Alexander, Smart, Lockhart, Muirhead, Antrie, and Jagger.
May 25 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, from Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. J.A. Ewen, J.S. Wright, J. McIntosh, J. Rich, Thomas Rich and W. Holmes. 2nd Cabin: Mr and Mrs Ingleton and family (3), Mr and Mrs Growden and family (4); Messrs. Lane, Kerr, J. Hodson, William May, D. McKinnon, William Smith, E. Allby, and Mr and Mrs Clarke and family (2).
May 27 - Oberon, McWilliam, from Invercargill with 3 cases ginger wine. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Reid, Messrs. McDonald (2), Leith, and McLachlan.
The steamer "Geelong" will leave the Jetty, Dunedin, every Tuesday morning, at high water, for Waikouaiti. Moeraki and Oamaru, returning from Oamaru every Thursday, touching Moeraki and Waikouaiti.
Freights. To Waikouaiti, Moeraki & Oamaru, 30s. per ton. Timber 5s. per 100 feet.
To Waikouaiti: Cabin 1 pound Steerage 10s.
To Moeraki & Oamaru: Cabin 2 pounds Steerage 1 pound
Saturday June 1 1861 page 3
Launch of the Black Prince. on the Clyde.
Dimensions on following page:
Ironcased screw frigate - the companion ship to the "Warrior," recently launched on the Thames.
Length extreme, about 420 feet
Length between perpendiculars 380 feet
Breadth extreme - 58 feet
Depth from spar deck 41 1/2 feet
Builders' measurement 6173 toms
She has been constructed to carry 40 guns, 34 of which are to be placed on the lower and six on the upper deck.
June 15 1861 page 4
June 1 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, from Lyttelton, with original cargo from Melbourne for Northern ports and 3 carriages. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Annesty, Meyers, Crisp, Allen, and Turnbull. 2nd Cabin: Miss Hughes, Miss Smith, Donald McKinnon and Thomas Alby.
June 3 - Lord Ashley, Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Pearce and child, Mr W.C. Hill. 2nd Cabin: Miss Burns, Messrs. Chalmers, Watson, and Hughes.
June 7 - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru. Passengers - Messrs. Black and France.
June 7 Prince Albert, Spence, from Oamaru and 60 passengers.
June 10 - Oberon, McWilliam, from Taieri and Clutha. Passengers - Mr Anderson and Miss A. Shields.
June 3 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, for Melbourne. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Mansford, Miss Cowan, Messrs. Day, Brown, T. Dickson, F.K. Walker, Manning, Annesty, Meyers, Crisp, Turnbull, Allen, Techmaker, Simpson, Adams, Dickson, J. and A. Fletcher. 2nd Cabin: Miss Smith, Miss Hughes, Messrs. A. Cameron, D. McKinnon, Thomas Allby, and F. Omean.
June 4 - Lord Ashley, Kennedy, for Lyttelton, with original cargo from Sydney. Passenger - James Flowrence.
June 10 - Oberon, McWilliam, for Invercargill with general cargo. Passengers - Mr and Mrs Hodgkinson, Miss Smith and Capt. McCallum.
June 10 - Melbourne -Robertson, for London with 1331 bales, containing 470,703lbs wool, 1 box bark, 7 pkgs. plants, 3 cases specimens natural history, 1 case photographs, 4 trunks, 3 cases millinery. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Lea. Messrs F. Richardson, W. Davie, A. Hamilton, Robert Gunn and A. Burr. Steerage: Mr and Mrs McLellan and family (4), Mr and Mrs McLeod and family (3), and Thomas Farquhar. John Jones and Co., agents.
June 22 1861
June 14 - Wild Wave, 96 tons, Tonge, from Melbourne, via Stewart's Island, with 1 sawmill (complete), 4 bullocks, 12 pkgs furniture, 1 case tobacco. F.V. Martin, agent.
Same day - Prince Albert, Spence, from Lyttelton via Oamaru with 10 tons flour, 2 cases merchandise. Passengers - Messrs. Dansey, Soddon, and Hall. F. Greer and Co. agents.
Same day - Geelong, Boyd, from Oamaru, with 65 bags lime, 23 bags wheat, 2 bales sheepskins, 1 dray, and 50 sheep. Passengers - J. Jones, R.B. Martin, J. Gillies, Black, Orbell, McMaster, Morely, Lencon, Strode, Moran, Parker, Farmer, Geddes, and Stranger. Cargill and Co., agents.
June 19- Oberon, McWilliam, from Invercargill. Passengers - Cabin: Messrs. Bower, Smith, Cantrel, and McGregor; Mrs White and servant.
Same day - Lord Worsley, s.s., Kennedy, from Lyttelton. Passengers - Cabin: Mr and Mrs Fisher, Mr and Mrs Rich and family (3), Mr and Mrs Williamson, Mrs Rossiter, Miss Graham, Messrs. Studholme, and Muir. Young and McGlashan, agents.
June 20 - Pirate, Robertson, from Melbourne via Invercargill, with general cargo. Passengers - Cabin: Mrs Campbell, Miss Lyon, Mr and Mrs Hamilton, servant and 3 children; Messrs. Bing, Smith, Stevenson, Robertson, Wilson, Taylor, Leslie, Burgess, Houson, and Cultenden. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Grey, Mr Sanderson; Messrs. Sutherland, Morris, Willis, Ayres, Cox, Miller, and Mansbridge.
June 29 1861 page 4
June 24 - Omeo, s.s., 1000 tons, Capt. McLachlan from Melbourne, June 16. Passengers: Saloon - Mr and Mrs Peters, 3 children and 2 servants, Messrs. Chalmers, Parker, Dalgety, J. & P. Murphy, Ramsay, Farquhar, McCallum, Preston, MacKay, Lawrence, Robertson, Thomson, Barrett, and 23 in steerage. Dalgety and Rattray, agents.
June 26 - Dunedin, 208 tons, Walker, from Invercargill. Passengers- Mrs Humond and 2 children. R.B. Martin and Co., agents.
June 28 - Prince Alfred, Bowden, from Melbourne. Passengers- Cabin: Messrs. James Weatherby, James Lawrence, W. Cain, A. Catamore and Black. 2nd Cabin: William Thomson, G. McClymont, J. Somerville, R. Somerville, R. Hodgson, and John Douglas.
June 20 - Lord Worsley, Kennedy, for Lyttelton. Passengers - Mrs White and servant, Messrs. Wood, and Keenan.
June 25 - Pirate, Robertson, for Melbourne. Passengers -Cabin: Mr and Mrs Dansey, Messrs. Jenkins, Beattie, Cumberland, Aitken, and Carson. Steerage: Mr and Mrs Clarke and 2 children, J. Arthur, J. Campbell, W. Kew, and J. Inglis.
June 29 1861 page 4
The "Storm Cloud."
The following is a list of the passengers by the "Storm Cloud," which sailed from Glasgow for Otago on the 1st of May:- Paying there own Passages - Cabin: Mr and Mrs John Barr and child; Mr and Mrs John Crawford; Messrs. William and Frank Cumine and William Shields. Intermediate....
The s.s. "Omeo" which is now commandeered by her late chief mate, Mr McLachlan, (Capt. McLean having taking command of the s.s. "Aldinga," belonging to the same owners,) arrived here on Monday from Melbourne with the English April Mail. She brought about 50 saloon and steerage passengers, a full cargo, 22 horses, and out of the 2700 sheep put on board, only fifteen of them died. The "Omeo" has undergone a thorough overhaul in Melbourne, and is now in first-rate order. She is a pleasant and comfortable sea-boat.
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