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ECHUNGA 

ECHUNGA WAS A VESSEL OF 1,000 TONS.SHE HAD BEEN BUILT IN 1853 AT NORTH BURNS FOR POTTER & CO AND WAS REGISTERED IN GLASGOW.HER
MASTER WAS CAPTAIN J COOPER.

SHE LEFT UK 30TH MAY 1857 AND ARRIVED IN VICTORIA ON 19TH AUGUST 1857

SHE LEFT LONDON ON 10TH SEPTEMBER 1862 AND ARRIVED IN TIMARU ON 16TH DECEMBER 1862. SHE THEN WENT ONTO LYTTELTON ARRIVING 24TH
DECEMBER 1862 SHE CARRIED 304 PASSENGERS.

SHE ALSO CARRIED SOME GOVERNMENT IMMIGRANTS TO GEELONG

ECHUNGA WAS QUARANTINED AT OTAGO OCTOBER 12TH 1867 HAVING DEPARTED GRAVESEND LONDON FINDING THEY HAVE SMALL POX ONBOARD
DURING THE VOYAGE

 

 

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