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



Ada, 686 tons, Captain Asuls, sailed from London 20th November, 1874, arrived 8th March.

John Rennie, 874 tons, Captain Nicholson, sailed from Start Point 17th May, arrived 27th August.

White Eagle, 878 tons, Captain Andrews, sailed from Lizard 17th July, and arrived 11th October, after a pleasant and uneventful passage, occupying 86 days. The White Eagle visited Port Chalmers in 1876 under Captain Roberts. She sailed 8th August from London, and arrived 8th November, making the passage in 92 days.

Star Of Germany, Captain Wilson, sailed from London 22nd August, arrived 23rd November.

Shooting Star, 422 tons, Captain Gillies, sailed from Docks 23rd December, 1874, arrived 17th May. The passage occupied 145 days, owing to heavy weather nearly all the way.