White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
John Scott, 655 tons, Captain M. Penfold, sailed from London 14th December, 1866, arrived 27th April, after a protracted voyage of 135 days.
Regina, 599 tons, Captain Linkehorne, sailed from the Downs 27th November, 1866, arrived 20th March. The Regina had visited New Zealand on two previous occasions, bringing a large number of passengers. In 1858 she arrived at Dunedin from London on 9th November under Captain Thornton. The following year she sailed from London with 283 passengers, on 2nd September, and arrived on 4th December at Lyttleton, Captain Thornton still being in command.
Merrington, arrived 29th August, 141 days.