Advertisement for 1872 Høvding voyage in the Oslo newspaper Morgenbladet, 02 May 1872:
The First Class Frigate “Høvding” of Tønsberg, 355 Com Læster, mastered by Capt. C. Berg will sail directly from here to New Zealand on May 30th with emigrants. Sponsored by the New Zealand government. Vacant seats can be put down at the authorized
Gunnestad & Co.
Those already signed are asked to address us for further instructions.
The SS Høvding sailed from Kristiania/Christiania (now Oslo), Norway on May 31, 1872. It arrived Napier, New Zealand, on September 16, 1872, after a voyage of 93 days.
See emigrants list and passenger list.
The Høvding also brought Scandinavian immigrants to Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand in 1873.