White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
Two voyages were made to the colony by the Cheviot, a large vessel of over 1,000 tons, well fitted up for the conveyance of passengers. In 1859 she sailed from Glasgow with immigrants, and arrived at Port Chalmers on the 27th November, making thepage 159 passage in 95 days. Three years later, 1862, she again sailed from Glasgow on the 21st June for Port Chalmers with 225 immigrants, under Captain Orkney, and after a tedious and protracted passage arrived on October 12th.