Details From Passanger Lists
ASSISTED IMMIGRATION to NEW ZEALAND by the Ship Carisbrooke Castle 29 May 1874
|Not Nominate From Germany - Sugar Baker
|Trasfd to S M
|do S. W.
|Total cost of passage money to Govt - £ 87
|Present cost to Govt - £ 87
Source: Emigration Department Passanger Lists, Foreign Ports to NZ. Microfilm of the original register held by National Archive, p17-18
Details of Voyage
1874 NZS Carisbrooke Castle Sh 1415
|Sld London 31st Psd. Deal
|Arr: Lyttelton 93 Days 399 Immigrants
|Finished discharge will clear for Frisco
|Cld Lyttelton for S. Frisco
|Sld Lyttelton for S. Frisco in company with Hereford and E. Monarch
|Arr S. Francisco
Source: Microfilm 3 of 7 held by Palmerston North Public Library of the Comber list held by Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum
Reports of VoyageThe arrivial of the ship was reported in The Press, The Star and the Lyttelton Times at the time with reports of the ship's condition and history, Captain's summary of the voyage, the passangers' commendation of the Captain, and brief reports of further destinations for some passangers.
Refernces / links
Image of the ship held by Western Bay of Plenty Community Archives
Henry John William Mehlhopt - another german who found his way to New Zealand on the same voyage as my Great-Grandfather, and may even be buried in the same cemetery.
McClean, Gavin Captain's Log New Zealands Maritime History Pg 65 F-81746-1/2
White Wings - Pg 317
Merchant Fleets Union, Castle and Union Castle - p 70