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White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885



Royal Charlie, barque, 435 tons, Captain Escott, sailed from Downs 16th March, arrived 31st July. She had a long and boisterous passage to the Equator, which was crossed on the 44th day out. She brought out 91 passengers (53 Irish, 23 English and 15 Scotch—40 of whom were female servants).

Romulus, 703 tons, Captain Lord, sailed from Gravesend 26th June, and arrived 18th October, with 123 passengers including 80 English, 25 Scotch and 17 Irish.

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Shalimar, 1591 tons, Captain G. J. Harley, R.N.R., sailed from Liverpool 25th August, and called at Melbourne 12th November—79 days out and landed 360 passengers. The Shalimar brought 115 passengers and cargo for Auckland. She was sent out by the Liverpool White Star Co.