ARRIVAL OF THE NATAL, THE PRISCILLA and DEPARTURE OF THE BISMARCK
Natal Mercury December 14 1872
December 12 - Natal, RMS, 452 tons, Ballard, from Table Bay, December 6; Mossel Bay, December 7; Algoa Bay, December 10; and East London, December 11. Cargo, general.
Mrs and Miss Wilson
Mr and Mrs Pratt
Mr and Mrs Walker, infant and child
From Cape Town
Mr and Mrs Turton
Mr and Mrs Bush and infant
From Algoa Bay
Reports: From Cape Town to Algoa Bay, light easterly winds; from Algoa Bay to Natal, light variable winds and fine; on the 11th, at 11.30 p.m., spoke schooner Retreiver, bound to Natal, off Hole in the Wall. Escombe, Wilhelm and Co, agents
December 12 - Ilva, barque, 302 tons, W Bliss, from Table Bay, December 4. Cargo, general (transhipped at the Cape from RMS Celt).
Escombe, Wilhelm and Co, agents
December 13 - Priscilla, barque, 253 tons, G Brown, from London, October 5. Cargo, general.
Lucy and Edith Willis
Evans and Maynard, agents
December 13 - Retriever, schooner, 64 tons, J Furness, from Cape Town, 2nd December. Cargo, general. - agents.
December 13 - Bismarck, NGSS, 328 tons, Staats, for Table and intermediate ports. Cargo, colonial produce.
For Cape Town
Mr and Mrs Tumer and 2 children
Mr WB Baxter
Mr C Parry and child
Mr PS Flack
Mr GB Chalon
For Mossel Bay
Mr MP de Jager
For Algoa Bay
GNH Crozier, five children, and nurse
Mr HJ Mollan
Johnny, a coloured boy
Lipperts and Dentzelmann, agents
Priscilla, barque, 358 tons, Brown, from London
Evans and Maynard, agents.
Retriever, schr, 64 tons, J Furness, from Cape Town.