NAPIER: SHIPPING - ARRIVALS FROM UK and EUROPE 

Date arrived, Name and type of ship (tonnage), type of vessel, port sailed from and date, days voyage, notes

1859              Eclipse
19 10 1859    Snaresbrook, barque, (459), London; Capt G Mundle. general cargo
30 11 1863    Affiance, barque (401), (via Wellington), London; Capt Simson
17 3 1863      George Canning, (411), barque, (via Nelson), London 28 9 1862; Capt F M Harries
27 5 1863      Earl of Winsor(738), (via Wellington), London; Capt Dick 
14 6 1863      Royal Bride (526), (via Auckland), 29 1 1863; Capt Laker, 24 assisted immigrants
24 11 1864    Strathallan, (550), London 21 7 1864; Capt Paddle
24 7 1864      Rangoon(374), barque, London (East India Docks) 26 11 1863, Gravesend 4 12 1863, 45m 38f 27 ch emb, 1 died 
                  (John Menzies), 3 born; Capt Pearman, general cargo and 110 immigrants
17 12 1865    Strathallan, barque, Gravesend 30 8 1865, 109 days; Capt Paddle; general cargo and 27 passengers 
2 12 1866      Strathallan, London 18 8 1866
24 3 1867      Montmorency(668), East India Docks 7 12 1866 Gravesend 9 12 1866; Capt M'Kenzie; built Quebec 1855, destroyed by fire in roadstead 27 3 1867
25 4 1867      Dunedin, (513) barque ex London via Wellington; Capt Dick, general cargo
15 12 1867    Echunga, (1007), (via Dunedin), London 3 5 1867; Capt Knight, general cargo; wrecked Napier 3 2 1868
Feb 1868       Ida Zeigler, London
20 10 1868    Henry Miller (433), Folkestone 22 6 1868, 5 passengers, general cargo; Capt Dickson (report HBH 24 10 1868)
9 11 1869      R T Turnbull, barque, London 2 7 1869, general cargo; Capt Cumming
16 2 1872      Hovding
15 9 1872      Hovding Christiania; 108 days, 385 immigrants
16 9 1872      Ballarat, barque, London (Gravesend) 15 6 1872; Capt Grant, 278 immigrants (inc 105 children)
16 11 1872    Excelsior, London 26 3 1872 (via Wellington); Capt Irving
30 12 1872    Chile, (768), London 12 9 1872, 108 days; Capt Burch, 268 immigrants (inc 81 children)
1 12 1873      Hovding, Christiania; Capt Nordbye, new ship, 385 immigrants
2 2 1874        Queen of the North (1668), London 21 10 1873; Capt Dice, 217 immigrants
8 3 1874        Invernerne London 21 11 1873, 107 days; Capt Foreman, 240 immigrants, wrecked Java 1876
26 5 1874      Schiehallion, London 18 2 1874; Capt Levack
4 7 1874        Halcione, London 20 3 1874; Capt Croker, 337 immigrants, wrecked Wellington 8 1 1896
27 7 1874      Winchester, London 2 5 1874; 437 immigrants
16 10 1874    Queen Bee, London 20 6 1874; Capt Burch
22 10 1874    Helen Denny, London 29 7 1874
20 9 1875      Helen Denny, 27 6 1875; Capt Ruthe 
20 11 1874    Bebbington, London 28 7 1874: Capt Knight; 
5 1 1875        Clarence(1105), London 24 9 1874
12 2 1875      Hudson (597), London 20 11 1874, 84, stranded 1885 Ninety Mile beach near Timaru
17 3 1875      Fritz Reuter, Hamburg 16 12 1874 
8 6 1875        Countess of Kintore, London 18 3 1875
11 6 1875      John Norman, London 5 1 1875
20 9 1875      Helen Denny, London
13 2 1876      Hudson, in roadstead with 200 immigrants
18 4 1876      Madeleine (481), 3 1 1876; Capt Morrin
21 12 1876    Waitara (833), built Glasgow 1863, Capt Caborne, originally named Hindostan; 191 immigrants 
20 3 1877      Fernglen (818), dep SW India Docks 6 12 1876, Gravesend 7 12 1876, Plymouth, c300 immigrants; built Sunderland 1874
21 11 1877    Waitara (833), dep Plymouth, passengers and cargo; built Glasgow 1863, sunk in English Channel by Hurunui 1883
3 12 1877      Langstone, barque, via Gisborne, cargo
4 1 1878        Renfrewshire (898), London 29 9 1877, 97 days; Capt Beattie; immigrants in quarantine on arrival (scarlet fever),
                   landed 11 & 12 Jan
26 10 1878    Hinemoa, 256 immigrants from "City of Auckland", dep London 13 7 1878; wrecked near Otaki River 22 10 1878
23 10 1878    Halcione, clipper ship, (via Auckland); Capt Parker
26 2 1879      Mendosa, 6 11 1878, 106 days; Capt Howleson
27 6 1879      Celaeno, London 5 2 1879, 142 days; barque, Capt Payne
17 9 1879      Halcione, London (via Wellington); Capt Porter
7 11 1879      May Queen, London 7 8 1879, immigrants
11 1 1880      Adamant, London 20 9 1879
21 2 1881      Mercia, (751), barque, SW India Docks 3 11 1880, Gravesend 7 11 1880, cargo and small number of passengers; Capt Thomas Mosey, NZSC
4 3 1881*      Electra, (688), London; ship
27 8 1883      Margaretha, (via Wellington), London 
29 8 1883      Langstone, (via Auckland), London 
17 9 1883      St Leonard
8 12 1884      Coptic, London (via Port Chalmers); Capt Kidley; dep 11 12 1884
11 10 1886    Laira, London 28 6 1876; Capt Thow, general cargo and immigrants
5 1 1887        Asterion, (540) barque, London, 122 days; Capt Collingwood
10 5 1887      Northumberland wrecked on Petane beach, none lost
9 8 1887        Halcione, in roadstead
1 9 1887        Te Anau, Welington,  with 22 immigrants ex "Arawa", arr Wellington 29 8 1887
14 1 1889      Waimea , London 18 9 1888;  built Hamburg 1868, Capt Pottinger
2 7 1889        Doric , Plymouth 18 5 1889
17 9 1889      Orari , UK 6 6 1889; Capt Miller 
12 10 1889    Langstone, (746) barque,  London 24 6 1889; built Sunderland 1869, caught fire at Napier 12 11 1888 and repaired
26 10 1889    Prince of Wales , London 24 6 1889
4 12 1889      Lochnagar , London 12 8 1889, 124 days, passengers and cargo
15 1 1891      Lochnagar  (via Nelson), 19 9 1890; Capt Gasson
27 2 1891      Pleiades , London; Captain Morton, wrecked at Akitio 1899
1 3 1891        Aorangi, London (via Wellington); to load general cargo inc frozen meat
28 11 1892    Langstone , London 8 8 1892
6 12 1892      Hurunui (via Cape Town), Cardiff 14 6 1892; Capt Henry Cracroft, sunk 4 5 1915 off St Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight
                  by German submarine
13 11 1893    Akaroa , 5 8 1893; Capt Murray
1 10 1894      Akaroa , 12 6 1894
10 12 1893    Soukar (1304), London; Captain Cardin, built 1864
15 1 1895      Margaret Galbraith , London 14 9 1894;  Capt Collingwood, stranded River Plate 1905, total loss
24 12 1895    Canterbury (1242), Glasgow 28 8 1894, 117 days; clipper ship, built 1874, Captain Culbert
13 1 1896      Rangitiki, barque, (via Otago Heads), London, 97 days; Captain Pottinger

* telegraphic advice received at Melbourne

Sources:  (1) Hawke's Bay Herald 1862-1889 (HBH)
	 (2) "A Crowded Century", The Daily Telegraph Centennial Number 1971
	 (3) Immigration to New Zealand: Letters to the Agent-General, London (G Didsbury, Govt Printer Wellington 1875)
	 (4) Brett, Henry  White Wings: Vol 1 Fifty Years of Sail in the New Zealand Trade 1850-1900 
	    (Brett Printing Co. Auckland 1924; Reprint Capper Press, Christchurch 1976);  Vol II Founding of the Provinces and Old Time Shipping: 
		Passenger Ships from 1840-1885 (Brett Printing Co. Auckland, 1928; Reprint Capper Press, Christchurch 1976)
	 (5) "Hawke's Bay Before and After. The Great Earthquake of 1931" The Daily Telegraph Co. Napier 1 7 1931
	 (6) Australasian Shipping News 7 7 1877 - 1881
	 (7) Stevenson, H K Story of the Port of Napier 1875 - 1975 Hawke's Bay Harbour Board, Napier, 1977