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Historical Records of New Zealand

Shipping Returns.*

Shipping Returns.*

A List of Ships and Vessels which have entered Inwards in the Harbour of Port Jackson, in His Majesty’s territory of New South Wales, between the 1st day of Jan’y, 1806, and the 12th day of August following, with the lading of each vessel.

Time of entry, Mar. 10; vessel’s name, Favourite; master’s name, Jon. Paddock; number of tons, 245; number of guns, 4; number of men, 36; where built, Nantucket; where registered, Nantucket; owners’ name, Gardener & Co.; general cargo, 60,000 seal skins; from whence, E. Coast of New Zealand; where bond given, Sydney.

Time of entry, Apr. 22; vessel’s name, Aurora; master’s name, Andw. Meryck; number of tons, 302; number of men, 26; where built, Melford; where registered, Biddeford; owner’s name, Danl. Sterbeck; general cargo, 40 ton oil, 150 lbs. tobacco; from whence, New Zealand; where bond given, Sydney.

Time of entry, July 23; vessel’s name, Vulture; master’s name, Thos. Folger; number of tons, 312; number of guns, 14; number of men, 30; where built, French; where registered, London; owners’ name, Mather & Co.; general cargo, miscellaneous merchandise; from whence, New Zealand.

J. Harris,

Naval Officer.

* Only vessels from New Zealand are given.