White Wings Vol I. Fifty Years Of Sail In The New Zealand Trade, 1850 TO 1900
Passages To Auckland
Passages To Auckland.
the Crusader visited Auckland in 1884, in command of Captain Scotland; on this occasion she occupied 103 days on the voyage from Gravesend. She made another voyage to Auckland during the following year (1885) arriving here on May 25, after a fast passage of 85 days from London. She arrived a third time in the Waitemata on September 4, 1887. This time in command of Captain Perriam, the run from London occupying 99 days, and again in 1888, still in command of Captain Perriam, she dropped anchor in harbour on August 25, after another fast run of 84 days.