John Wickliffe (ship)

The John Wickliffe was the first ship to arrive carrying settlers for the city of Dunedin, New Zealand. The ship was named after the Reformer, John Wickliffe.

Departing from Gravesend, near London, on November 22, 1847, and from Portsmouth on December 14, 1847, she arrived at Port Chalmers on March 23, 1848. March 23 is now observed as Otago Anniversary Day. Her sister ship, the Philip Laing, arrived three weeks later on April 15.

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Dunedin () (Ōtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the region of Otago.
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Portsmouth is a city of about 189,000 people located in the county of Hampshire on the southern coast of England. The administrative unit itself forms part of the wider Portsmouth conurbation, with an estimated 442,252 residents within its boundaries, making it the 11th largest
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Port Chalmers is the main port of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand. Although it has been a suburb since local body reorganisation in the 1980s, it is still regarded by most people throughout Dunedin as a separate town. It has a population of 3,000.
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Otago ( pronunciation  ) is a region of New Zealand in the south-east of the South Island.
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