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



Strathallan, 551 tons, Captain Williamson, from London, via Timaru, arrived 21st January, making the passage in 90 days. Passengers, 259. One half landed at Timaru.

Victory, 579 tons, Captain Stevens, arrived 14th May. Passengers, 174.

Cresswell, 570 tons, Captain Barnet, arrived 12th September, 103 days from London. Passengers, 161. Five deaths during the voyage.

Minerva, 874 tons, Captain Merryman, from London, via Wellington, arrived 16th August.

Catherine Pemberton, 319 tons, Captain Harris, sailed 24th June, arrived 26th October.

Valisneria, 243 tons, Captain Webb, from London, via Mauritius, arrived 13th November. The vessel encountered severe storms and was compelled to put into Mauritius for repairs. The voyage occupied six months.

Regina, Captain Thornton, sailed 2nd September, arrived 4th December. Passengers, 283.