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



Himalaya, 477 tons, Captain Burns, from London, via New Plymouth, arrived 10th January.

Tuscan, 300 tons, from London, arrived 17th May. Put into Hobart to land the captain, who died there.

Skiold, from Hamburg, arrived 1st September, with 140 German immigrants. The "Examiner," announcing her arrival, said: "It is a gratifying circumstance connected with the expedition that all the labourers will be employed by the cabin passengers, and in order to provide for the first year, the latter wisely put on board provisions for consumption after arrival."