HMS New Zealand World Cruise 1913

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*** 1913 *** H.M.S. "NEW ZEALAND'S" EMPIRE CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD

Transcription of a Hand-typed list of ports of call of the HMS New Zealand in 1913. John Sullivan 342386 had this record amongst his papers.

DEPART. ARRIVE. DISTANCE Comments (not in original document)
Plymouth Jan 28th. Portsmouth Jan 30th. 120 miles
Portsmouth Feb 6th. St. Vincent Feb 13th. 2,250 miles -
St Vincent Feb 14th. Ascension Feb 20th. 1,640 miles -
Ascension Feb 20th. St Helena Feb 22th. 620 miles -
St Helena Feb 23th.(!) Capetown Feb 28th. 1,700 miles -
Capetown Mar 5th. Simons Town Mar 5th. 54 miles -
Simons Town Mar 6th. Durban Mar 7th. 745 miles -
Durban Mar 15th. Melbourne 31th. 5,700 miles -
Melbourne Apl 8th. Wellinghton Apl 12th. 1,470 miles -
*: NEW ZEALAND CRUISE :* -
Wellington Apl 24th. Napier Apl 25th. 200 miles -
Napier Apl 26th. Gisbourne Apl 27th. 80 miles -
Gisbourne Apl 28th. Auckland Apl 29th. 297 miles -
Auckland May 10th. Lyttelton May 13th. 624 miles -
Lyttelton May 23rd. Akaroa May 23rd. 42 miles -
Akaroa May 28th. Timaru May 28th. 69 miles -
Timaru May 29th. Oamaru May 30th. 30 miles -
Oamaru May 30th. Dundin May 31st. 30 miles -
Dunedia (!) Jun 2nd. Bluff Jun 3rd. 120 miles -
Bluff Jun 3rd. Milford Sound Jun 4th. 138 miles -
Milford Sound Jun 4th. Greymouth Jun 5th. 78 miles -
Greymouth Jun 6th. Westport Jun 7th. 105 miles -
Westport Jun 7th. Nelson Jun 8th. 97 miles -
Nelson Jun 9th. Picton Jun 10th. 97 miles -
Picton Jun 11th. Wellington Jun 11th. 44 miles -
Wellington Jun 14th. Wangaaui Jun 16th. 108 miles -
Wangaaui Jun 16th. New Plymouth Jun 17th. 104 miles -
New Plymouth Jun 17th. Russell Jun 19th. 381 miles -
Russell Jun 20th. Auckland Jun 21st. 135 miles -
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Auckland Jun 28th. Suva (Fiji) Jul 1st. 1,142 miles -
Suva Jul 5th. (no day) Levuka (Fiji) Jul 5th. 55 miles -
Levuka Jul 5th (" ") Honolulu Jul 12th. 2,750 miles -
Honolulu Jul 19th. Victoria Jul 25th. 2,300 miles -
Victoria Jul 27th. Vancouver Jul 27th. 90 miles -
Vancouver Aug 4th. Victora Aug 4th. 90 miles -
Victoria Aug 9th. Mazatlan Aug 16th. 2,300 miles -
Mazatlan Aug 18th. Acapulco Aug 20th. 600 miles -
Acapulco Aug 22th. Salina Cruz Aug 23rd. 350 miles -
Salina Cruz Aug 25th. Panama Aug 29th. 1,300 miles -
Panama Sep 5th. Callao Sep 9th. 1,300 miles -
Callao Sep 13th. Valparaiso Sep 17th. 1,300 miles -
Valparaiso Sep 24th. Monte Video Oct 3rd. 2,800 miles -
Monte Video Oct 7th. Rio de Janerio Oct 10th. 1,000 miles -
Rio de Janerio Oct 17th. Trinidad Oct 27th. 3,000 miles -
Trinidad Oct 31st. Barbades Nov 1st. 200 miles -
Barbades Nov 3rd. Jamaica Nov 6th. 1,000 miles -
Jamaica Nov 10th. Bermuda Nov 13th. 1,100 miles -
Bermuda Nov 19th. Halifax Nov 22nd. 750 miles -
Halifax Nov 28th. Plymouth Dec 6th. 2,500 miles -
-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-: -
Total Distance -
45,000 Miles -

Punta Arenas Strait of Magellan (CHILE)
Grenada
West Indies <-- Not on Program (hand written - possibly referring to all this section)
Dominica