White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
Cairngorm, 1161 tons, Captain H. Auld, sailed from Gravesend 11th September, 1862, arrived 7th January, and landed 118 passengers.
Claremont, 634 tons, Captain McIntosh, sailed from Gravesend 11th December, 1862, arrived 25th March, and landed 98 passengers. On February 20th an albatross was caught with a wooden label attached to its leg, on which was written: "Alarm, New York to Hong Kong, Lat. 39 deg. 10 min. S., Long. 55 deg. E."
Royal Bride, 545 tons, Captain Laker, sailed from the Downs 9th January, arrived 29th April—passengers, 24.