The New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer, Aorangi, Captain Sutcliffe, arrived at 3.20 pm today from London, with 67 passengers, a quantity of mail, and 1800 tons of cargo for all ports.
She left London on July 22, had moderate to strong trades, and arrived at Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope, on August 14 at 2 am. Met with unusually severe weather in the Bay, and passengers were compelled to land in chairs swung from the yard arm.
The steamer left again at 3.30 pm the same day, and had boisterous weather across the Southern Ocean, reaching Hobart at 2 am on the 3rd instant. Left again at 1 pm that day, and had thick weather to arrival.
Passengers for Auckland; Misses C.E. Whistler, J.E. Mark, Mr T.P. Myers [sic], For Nelson; Mr E.M. Condeil [sic], For Taranaki; Mr G.E. Benser[sic]. Mr J.H. Hampton [sic], the sprinter, is also a passenger.
A full transcript of the passenger list if anyone is searching for a name.
The Myers Family History -Aorangi arrives NZ 1892
Cathy Clarke, Wellington, New Zealand
Last updated: 9 Oct 2009