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'SOUTHERN CROSS'

Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at Blackwall.
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Launched:11th September 1862
Tonnage:92
Length:78 . 4 feet
Breadth:19 . 5 feet
Depth:10 . 7 feet
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Type:Schooner
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Built for:T. Tilly. Bishop Selwyn's Mission yacht.
Other info:Cost 4,800.
History:12th November 1862. Sailed from Southampton for New Zealand.
28th February 1863. Arrived at Auckland under the command of Captain Thomas Tilly who remained in Auckland and sailed the schooner to the Islands for many years. The vessel made a remarkable run to New Zealand, in 108 days, for a vessel registering only 92 tons. She brought out only four passengers, viz, Mr. Powles, Mrs Smith & two children.
1869. Voyage, London to New Zealand.



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