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day rigged jury masts and steered for Newport, || standing in for the land. Capt. Skiddy is an expe. where she will repair. Her hull is not damaged. rienced mariner, and was probably well prepared to
The Providence Gazelle says, a strong wind from meet the gale, and we have no doubt weathered the south-east, accompanied with rain, set in on
it in safety. We understand that she had a crew of Tuesday, towards night, which soon increased to a
twenty men on board. The pilots say that she sails gale. The tide began to fall early in the evening, remarkably fast. and was going out when the wind was at its height. The communication between this city and New There was hence no serious damage done at the
York, by the magnetic telegraph, is of course dewharves, nor in our river. Sundry scuttles were stroyed. blown off, and trees, chimneys, and sign-boards pros
In South Boston, the walls of a new brick house, trated. We have as yet heard of nothing more se on Broadway, being built foi the Rev. Mr. Fitzsimrious. The Sionington cars, with the New York mons, Catholic priest, were partially demolished. mail, are not in at the present writing, (9 o'clock, A. In East Boston, the sawing and planeing estabM.,) and we think it quite likely that the gale in the lishment of H. H. Herrick & Co., on the first secSound must have been such that the boat could not tion, was blown down. A one and a halt story new fight against it, bul was obliged to put into port. house, on the sixth section (Eagle Island) was also
Nearly all the sheds belonging to the Worcester blown down. Railroad Corporation at Gralton, were blown down. Mr. Ross of Providence Express, informs us that Messrs. Mowton & Co. of the Worcester Express, in that city, the gale was severe in the extreme. say that a part of the Parapet of the Worcester The ferry boat of the Stonington line, was two hours house was torn away, scuttles were lified from their in crossing, and had her wheel houses blown away. places and carried in all directions, and trees were -20 feet of Schenk's new factoy ai Cantun, (Mass.) uprooted. The factory of Mr. Wm. B. Wood, in was blown down; a new barn belonging to Mr. Sonth Boston; a long wooden building, was broken Billings at Mansfield, also the new brick depot in two by the force of the wind, partly removed house at Stonington. In Randolph, we learn from from its foundation, and the cupola dashed into the Mr. Hayden, that a large new barn was blown from building. The towns on the route of the Boston and its foundation some ten feet-and the ruins of sheds, Maine railroad, also experienced a heavy damage. uprooted trees, &c., scattered in all directions. In North Malden a large unfinished three story At Salem, we learn that a sloop broke a drift, and wooden dwelling house, owned by Bassett and Jolins, drove into a store on one of the wharves. with a number of smaller buildings, were complete The gale of 13th commenced a: St. John, N.B., at ly prostrated. In Wilmington a house owned by night, and continued until next morning, but no dathe Rev. Mr. Durgin was detatched from its foun.
mage is as yet known. dation and dashed to pieces. Schooner President Harrison, of and from Orleans
RETURNED.-Ship St. Patrick sailed hence for Li. went ashore on the beach at Marshfield, in the gale
verpool, Oct. 5th, returned on Saturday, leaking badeve of 13th inst., at 10 o'clock; crew safe.
ly and her cargo shified. The St. Patrick sprung a
leak in her upper works during the gale of the 13th,
set in last eveA STORM.-A violent rain storm ning, with the wind blowing a gale from the S.E.
long. 57; her pump became choked and the water Shades were torn in latters, and signs dislodged in
accumulated rapidly, but she was cleared afterwards all directions. From the Boston Post, Wednesday.
and returned free. Brig Mary Ellen, from St. Domingo, 13th, lat.35,
Brig Marion on Oct. 131h, lat. 34, 80. long. 76, 15, in a heavy gale from N.E., stove bulwarks, galley,
experienced a tremendous gale of wind from S.E. to boat, and lost one man overboard. Capt. s, informs
s. during which was hove on her beam ends, and us that there were two severe shocks of an earth
was compelled to cut away both masts to right the quake felt at the City of St. Domingo, about 16th
vessel ; carried away bulwarks, stove galley, lost all Sept., which, however, done no damage.
the sails and rigging, stove in the cabin on deck, and Schr. Thomas & Nancy, from Wilmington, N.C.,
sustained other damage. 13th, off Chincoteague, in a gale from S.E., was
Schr. N. H. Hall, encountered the gale of 13th, knocked down on her beams ends, cut away the
off Hatteras, was compelled to cut away the mast, mainmast, when she righted, carrying away every
&c. to prevent from going on shore. thing moveable off the deck.
Schr. S. B. Ashnead encountered the gale of 13:h, Brig John Hill, from Havana, experienced the
between Cape Fear and Lookout, and had foresail, late gale off Long Island, and lost 6 hhds, molasses
&c., carried away.
Schr. Exact, encountered the sale on 13th, off off deck. Capt. P. reports the gale as severe as any he ever encountered-wind S.E. to S.S.E. Capt.
Smith's Island, lost jib, split foresail, carried away Silby, of the Napoleon, at Havana from Bostog, re
foretopmast and jibboom. ports falling in with several wrecks on the passage,
Wednesday, October 14. attempted to take the crew from the wreck of a ship, but night coining on, lost sight of her; saw likewise Brig David Duffel, from Wilmington, N. C. on a great number of floating articles, pieces of vessels, the 14th, lat. 36, 20, long. 64, spoke brig Cocheco, spars, &c.
for Havana, had lost bowsplit, foretopsail, and foreTne brig Joseph Aikins was lost on Cape Hatteras top-gallantsail, and received other damage on 13th, Beach on the morning of Oct. 13. It blew a perfect off Hatteras, in the gale from S.E. stove bulwarks hurricane from S.E. We had a very narrow escape and lost part of her deck load. with our lives; and had it not been for the captain Ship Norfolk, from New Orleans from Bremen, and crew of the scar. Brandywine, we should all reports night of 14th, lat. 41, long. 56, experienced a have been lost; by their exertions we were saved violent hurricane from N.E. was knocked down and from a watery grave. We succeeded in getting laid for 8 hours with the lee sail under water; sprung a linë ashore, and then they hauled us ashore, at a leak, lost lorcsail, fore-topmast, staysail and main which time the sea broke as high as our mast heads. spencer; the leak increased for two day3, threw over Great credit is due to the above persons for their ex. 114 hhds. tobacco and 100 pigs of lead, and bore up ertions to save our lives. On the morning of the for Boston. 14th, a large brig was seen about 5 miles from the Ship Delhi, from Manilla, on the 14th, South beach, with the stump of her foremast standing and Shoal N. E. 26 miles, experienced a severe gale from mainmast gone over the deck, with a signal of dis S.S.E. and was obliged to stand off to the S.W. untress flying, but no one could get to their assistance der a hard press of sail during the first part of tie owing to the heavy sea; on the morning of the 15th, gale, to clear the Shoal; for several hours it blew a she was either out of sight or sunk, or had been re perfect hurricane with a heavy sea running, when lieved by some one.
it fell instantly calm, and for 12 hours the sea continThe gale of Tuesday.—The sloop Glide, of Wey. ued to run as high as ever, with no wind, the ship mouih, loaded with granite, capsized and sunk dur rolling and laboring very heavily. ing the alternoon, on the flats opposite India wharf. Brig Susan Jane off Nantucket, S. shoal in the
The new packet ship New World, which left this gale of 13th and 14th, shipped a heavy sea, carried port on Monday for New York, was undoubtedly away head rail, &c. out in the gale, and some anxiety is expressed for Brig Jane Potter, from Cardenas, on Oct. 14th, her safety, as she was very light, and was ballasted had a tremendous hurricane from S.E. to S.S.E. off with loose gravel, which, if not properly secured, is Hatteras, lost deck load of molasses and fruit, stove liable to be shifted. The ship was seen at 6 o'clock | boats, split sails, and done other damage. yesterday morning, off Chatham, wind southeast, lll Schr. Joseph B. Chadwick, encountered the gale
on 141h, in lat. 46, and lost bulwarks, stancheons, boat, galley, anchor, topmast, sails, &c
Br. Brig Fellowship, from Windsor, N. S. Oet. 14, lat, 40, long. 72, 30, alter the gale of lhe dayprevious, in a tremendous heavy sea, rolled away the maintopmast and foreiop.gallant mast, split sails and stove bulwarks during the gale.
Thursday, October 15. Brig Croton, from Glasgow, Sept. 25, and Greenock, 27th. The C. experienced a severe gale on first part of the passage, lost top.gallant mast, topsail yard and split sails, &c.' 151h Oct. lat. 47.17, lon. 22, while lying to in a heavy gale, saw large quantities of timber, and a part of a ship's deck, 20 feet square, and mast and bowsprit of a large vessel ; appeared to have been but a short time on the water. Died on the outward passage, Mr. Samuel Reese, 2nd officer.
Ship New Hampshire, from Liverpool, Oct. 4th, lost mainlopsail yani, maintopsail and foretopmast, staysail, mainsail, stove bulwarks, Jost part of arch brace off stern, lost one boat, spare spars, in a violent gale from N.N.W. 15th Oct. lost maintopmast, topgallant mast, foretopsail yard, foretopgallant yard, main spencer, spanker, jib, and badly damaged an entire new sack of sails, in a strong gale with a tremendous heavy sea from N.N.E.
Brig Mary Bently, from Wilmington, N. C., for Port au Prince, experienced a squall on the 15th of October, in which she was thrown on her beam-ends, and righted with 4 feet water in her hold, and the loss of deckload.
Friday, October 16. Brig Matilda. She has encountered, on the 16th, ult., at Rum Key, a hurricane; was hove down, lost deck luad, spars, sails, &c. She came in port under jury masts. Would discharge, refit and proceed on her voyage.
The Levi H. Gale, of Boston, on her passage from Genoa to Malaga, was wrecked off Cape de Ferro, during a heavy gale al S.W., Oct. 16.-Crew saved.
Brig Geo. W. Knight, went ashore at Cardenas, in a hurricane from N.E. to S., and cut away mainmast. She would probably be got off. 2011.-Lat. 32, lon. 76, saw a barque with loss of main topmast; 23d.-Lat. 38.02, lon. 71, spoke schooner Bowditch, from Martinique, for Bangor. 2816.-Lat. 28.30 lon. 70.30, picked up the officers and crew of brig Annawan, from New York for Galveston. Wrecked on Orange Keys.
The village of Scheldorf, near Munich, destroyed by lightning. Man killed by lightning at Black Rock.
Saturday, October 17.
SNOW STORM IN CANADA.—Mr. Stewart Strong arrived in New York on Tuesday morning from Colborne, Upper Canada, reports that a snow storm was experienced there on Saturday morning, the 17th Oct. Snow lay in the fields this side of Lake Ontario on Sunday, the 18th, iwo or three inches deep. Accounts from Buffalo also state that show fell there on Saturday.
We had, says the Memphis Eagle, of the 18th, a fine and most acceptable rain on Saturday, after hav. ing been overwhelmed and suffering from a "lerrible dust” for wecks. The weather also turned chilly cool, and fires and overcoats have been brought into general requisition. A sharp and cutting frost supervened the rain yesterday morning, and a still severer one this morning; both rain and frust, we believe, received a pretty general welcome-the former being greally needed, and vegelation generally being malured and out of all harm from the latter. Our planters have had a very dry and favorable fall for gath. ering their cotton, and have made good use of it.
There was a heavy white frost at Natchez on the 19th, for the first time this season, another on the 20th..
Sunday, October 18.
Tuesday, October 20.
Madras, (India) of which the following is an ex- ing of the unprecedented dry weather and clouds of and the ship making a quantity of water, bore away tract:
dust from which they are suffering.-N. 0. Pic. for Norfolk, and on the 5th, at 10 P. M., lat. 37 10N., Since I wrote last, we have had a severe storm at Oct. 28th.
long. 74W., hove too under a close reefed maintopsail Madras, which has occasioned much destruction,
and mizzen stay sail, it blowing a perfect hurricane
Thursday, October 29. principally owing to the very large quantity of rain
from the N.E. ; at 6 A. M., sounded in 40 fathoms that fell in a few hours. The wind too was high:
Columbian brig Diseagans, from Agastura, on water, the ship drifted very fast to the S.W., the gale though it was rather a strong gale than a hurricane. Oct.29, experienced a severe gale from N.W. while still very violent, with a tremendous sea running, and There fell seventeen and a half inches of rain in a lying too; sprung a leak; sprung the foreyard ; very thick rainy weather. At noon 6th, the gale still few hours, on the night of October 20; and in tour both pumps were kept going continually.
very violent, with a most awful sea, the weather cleardays twenty-eight inches. Our tanks were filled, and Ship Liverpool, Oct. 29, lat. 44.50, lon. 40.38, saw
ed a little, when to our regret at about six miles dissome of the largest burst their embankments. The the wreck of bark Sea Nymph, of Si. John, N. B.,
covered under our lee, the land about 15 or 18 miles river, near our house, at Chintadrepaitah, over
mainmast gone about six feet above the deck, head to the southwest of Currituck Inlet, and as we all flowed all its banks, and the town was in a measure of foremast gone. Mizzen mast and bowsprit stand
supposed no possibility of escaping from a watery inucdated. Many of the streets resembled canals, in ing; the water was washing across her deck; blow.
grave, but as a last resort, we let go both of our some of which the water was more than two feet ing fresh at the time; did not board her as there was
anchors, and astonishing to say, brought the ship up deep. A part of the wall around the compound of a large sea.
in eight fathoms water, about two and a half miles our house, with a part of that which surrounded the Earthquake at Deerfield, and other towns in New
from the beach, the sea making a breach over her, premises for the school and church, fell; and there Hampshire, at 9 P. M. See Antè, page 661.
but she rode the gale out in safety ; we were, howwas some damage to the buildings. In all perhaps
Friday, October 30.
ever, to remain at anchor until Monday morning, 9th our loss was three hundred rupees. The loss of the
Ship Howard, from Hamburg, Oct. 30th, lat. 44,
inst., owing to the wind being from N.W., got underpoor people is very great; for it is generally the very
lon. 56.11, experienced a severe gale from poor whose frail mud huls could not withstand the
way and stood off shore; we were, however, unfor
tunate in losing our small bower anchor and 60 fastorm, who have suffered the most. (Mr. Winslow says that the police returns show RETURNED.-Ship Shakespeare sailed hence for
thoms of chain cable, and when the ship brought up, Antwerp 28th Oct. Capi. P. informs us that on the
she was not more than 300 yards from the breakers that fourteen persons were drowned, and thirty were 30 h, lai. 39.50, lon. 68, experienced a severe gale ||
during the whole of Saturday and Sunday, 7th and killed; while about twenty-six hundred houses, and four thousand two hundred huls, were washed away.
8th of November. from N.E.; the sea made a continual breach over More than fifty thousand persons were probable left
the ship; she appeared to be seliling; supposed her ABUNDANCE OF Rain.-We had two or three without a home. A relief fund had been created,
sinking; tried the pumps, and found them choked drenching showers of rain on Sunday; but yesterday the subscriptions to which amounted, at the date of
with grain ; was heavy laden; the water was from might be taken for a wet day without mistake; the
2 to 3 Teet on deck continually, which prevented from this letter, to some six thousand dollais.
rain at intervals poured down with a perfect rush; getting the pumps out. ALS P. M. bore away for a five minutes exposure to it was enough to purify the Thursday, October 22.
port in the sound. We threw overboard about a filthiest loafer in whiskeydom. There was too much The Glen Helen, from Liverpool, for New OrThousand bushels of rye, boxes of sugar, laru, hides,
of it for the ducks, and umbrellas at times were an leans, was dismasled 80 miles W. of Lundy, and &c., in all about 80 tons.
“obsolete idea." These excessively rainy days were drified ashore at Bideford, Oct. 22, where she had Ship Angelique, from Amsterdam, on the 30th
the 1st and 2d of November. The temperature was become a total wreck.
in a gale of wind, on George's Bauk, lust maintop that of the mildest weather in April-wiud S.E., and Br. brig Elizabeth, from Pictou, Oct. 22nd, lat. 40, gallant mast, and received some other damage. the air in-doors, oppressive, though fires were neces12, long. 69, in a heavy sea, rolled away the foretop
Earthquake at Deerfield, and other towns in New
sary to correct the dampness. It is the “Indian mast and jibboom. Hampshire, in the night. See Ante, page 661.
Saturday, October 31.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2.—The Storm which comA letter dated Metis, Oct. 25, states that during a Schr. Amanda, in a heavy gale, on Oct. 31st, lost menced here on Saturday, still continues, without snow storm on the 23d, the schr. Manilla, from Hal. | deck load lumber, carried away chain plates, started any prospect of abaten'ent, the wind being from the ifax, with fish and sugar, was cast ashore at that bowsprit, &c.
northeast. A great quantity of rain has fallen, and place, her keel off, bottom stove-part of cargo landed In a letter dated Rio Grande, 10th November ve it is probable that onr rivers have experienced a heavy al Pointe au Snelle. Also, the brig Ocean, con read the following:
freshet. The wind has been quite high and the celsigned to W. Price, Esq., a total wreck, 11 of the "We have had the most awinl weather for a month lars in the lower parts of our city are inundated. crew drowned-2 saved-9 of the bodies found and past; the 31st ultimo we had a storm, accompanied
Tuesday, November 3. buried at Anse des Monts.
with hail, which fortunately lasted only 20 minutes : The Paris papers of the 23rd and 24th of October, 5 vessels were capsized, and 1 schooner lost; at Porto
PAILADELPHIA, Nov. 3.-The rain storm has concontain the particulars of the inundations by which Alegre, of fifiy odd vessels of all sizes, five' only es
tinued without interruption and put a stop to all out. several of the French provinces have been fearfully caped uninjured. all the rest were either driven
door business. devastated. The communications between Paris, ashore or wrecked, and many houses were de Brig Pennsylvania, from Matanzas at Philadelphia, Lyons, Avignon, Marseilles, and all the southeasta stroyed."
on Nov. 3d, 4th, 5th and 6th, from lat. 2946, long.79 ern regions of France, is completely cut off by the There was a severe shock of an earthquake in 35, to lat. 31 30, long. 79, experienced a succession inundations.
October, at Algiers in Africa. Day of ine month || of violent gales, accompanied with a heavy sea-carEarthquake at Talahassee, Florida, at about mid not ascertained.
ried away foresail, split foretopsail, &c.; 14th, lat. 38 day.
There was a lightning storm lo the east of Abac 37, long. 74, Cape Henlopen bearing N.W., distant 10 Tuesday, October 27.
co on the 11th and 12th of October, during the exis miles, shipped a heavy sea, which stove in the startence of the Key West hurricane.
board waist, broke 14 stancheons, carried away the Change of Wealher-Snow.--After a few days of | We record the death of three persons during the long-boat's gripes, started seams, causing the vessel to cool, yel mild weather, the wind on Tuesday, Oct. || month of October, by lightning.
leak badly, and were driven as far south as lat. 34, a 27, veered round to the southward and brought up
distance of 220 miles. a rather rapid rain on Tuesday night. Before morn
Sunday, November 1. ing the wind changed to the northwest, cleared off Bark Alford, from New-York to Waterford, Ireland. THE LATE FRESHET.-As was feared the injury to cold. Those who were out early tell us that there The A. sailed from N.Y. on the 29th of October, and
property along the water courses by the recent heavy was a considerable amount of snow drifted along out three days after encountered a severe gale, and has
rains was very great. The Cumberland Civilian of of the flying clouds. The change has beea sudden. heavy weather ever since has lost sails, and sustain
Tuesday says that the rise of the waters in that neigh-Ballimore Sun. ed considerable damage in her hull, and has put into
borhood has rarely been equalled. It adds: SNOW at Boston. We have had a drizzling snow Norfolk, 11th, with four feet list a port.
Wills' Creek rose to perhaps within a foot of being yesterday, and some slight showers last evening
Extract from'a communication under date the 10th
as high as the last freshet; and when at its highest, but not enough to prove of much benefit to manufac.
the Potomac commenced to rise, and continued rising November, 1846, received at the Department of State, turers, fariners and house-keepers. This morning
until evening, by which time a great portion of the the ground was covered with snow, which, however, from J. T. Pickett, Esq., Consul of the United States
lower section of the town was under water. We are at Turks Island: soon disappeared aster sunrise.-. Boston Journal.
informed by one of our oldest citizens, that the PotoFrost. ---CHERAW, Oct. 27. -We had an abundance
The brig Colombo, of Boston, was wrecked at the
mac river never attained the same height within his of white frost during the past week. The ground western end of the Great Caico, on the morning of
recollection. The back water from the river came and housetops were covered with it several mornthe 1st Nov., while on her voyage from St. Mary's,
into the street at the Wills' Creek bridge, and extended ings. Georgia, to St. Jago de Cuba, with a cargo of lumber,
to the public square, partially undermining Black's &c.
Exchange Hotel, and causing much damage to the Wednesday, October 28.
Monday, November 2.
house, filling all the cellars, and ran down Mechanic MACHIAS Port, Oct. 28th.-Put in below for a har Ship HarkawAY.-The ship Harkaway sailed from street. The back water from below extended up bor, 2 brigs and 7 schooners, bound West; wind Hampton Roads on the 27th of October, bonnd to Mechanic street as far as the Virginia Hotel blowing a severe gale from N.E. with rain and Liverpool, returned to the roads on the 11th of Nov. Immense loss must ensue to many of our citizens, snow.
instant, in distress. The Beacon gives us the follow the amount of which, as yet we have no means of asSchr. Citizen, at Portland from Bangor, lost part ing particulars— The H. sailed from Hampton Roads certaining. And not only will it be injurious to our of deckload in the gale of the 28th.
Oct. 27, bound to Liverpool, and for five days after town, but farmers adjacent to the river have doubtless Br. ship Acadia, frum Halifax, on the 28th, at 2, leaving the capes, experienced heavy easterly gales, suffered greatly, as shocks of corn in great quantities, P. M., in a squall from N.W., lost all three topmasts, which seriousiy injured her rudder and caused her were seen floating down the stream. We also learn split sails, &c.
from the heavy cargo she had on board to leak badly. || that much damage has again been done the Maryland THE DROUGHT.-Our country friends are complain. The 2d November, at 10 P. M., it still blowing heavy, Mining Company's Railroad, above the Narrows.
In consequence of the confusion and excitement the same gnage, the amount that fell during the ten around us, and our hands being engaged in saving the weeks previous, commenciog on the 17th August and property of the neighbors, we are unable to put our ending on the 31st of October, was 3, 46-100 inchespaper to press at the usual time.
showing that more rain fell from Saturday to WednesWe regret to learn that Mr. Peter Smith lost all, day last, five days, than in two months and a half or a great part of his crop of corn, from the island below preceding. The months of September and October town, by the rise of the waters of the Potomac. The were remarkably dry. Frederick Examiner of Wednesday says:
Schr. Clipper, of Thomaston, from Baltimore, bound On Monday Carroll's Creek rose rapidly, flooding the
to Key West, on the night of Wednesday, Nov. 4, was gardens and lots in its vicinity, and doing much damage,
driven ashore in a heavy gale, at the mouth of Magotwe are informed, by some of the tanneries along its ty River, and sunk in nine feet water. All hands took course. The span of the bridge in Patrick street not
shelter in the rigging and were rescued from their being sufficient to pass the body of water, it ran around
perilous situation on Thursday morning, after being the bridge passing througis louses and across the street.
seven hours exposed to the severity of the gale, and It has not been so high for twenty-five years. The
taken on board the schr. Curiosity, after stripping the Monocacy river is said to be extremely high, more so
wreck of sails, rigging, anchors, &c., and bore away than for twenty years past, and doing extensive
for Baltimore, and arrived safe this morning damage.-Baltimore American.
Schr. Jos. Turner, of Providence, encountered from The Charlestown (Va.) Free Press of yesterday the 4th to the 7th Noy., very severe weather; was morning says:
blown off Hog Island to 100 miles to S.S.E. of Cape The Potomac and Shenandoah rivers were rising
Henry ; had bulwarks stove and split foresail. rapidly on Tuesday afternon, and a gentleman who has
United States revenue steamer Legare, November lived all his life near the Potomac, states it was within
4th, lost tiller, and was obliged to steer by rudder two feet of the highest water mark when he left, and
chains; 5th, heavy gales from N.W., carried away was then rapidly rising, at the rate of a foot an hour.
main yards; gale increasing and a heavy cross sea P. S. The waters of the Shenandoah and Potomac
running, hove to. are doing a great deal of injury at Harper's Ferry. Families have been driven from their homes, which
Brig Baltic, from Point Petre, Guad.--experienced were almost completely inundated.
a gale on the 4th of November, lost main yard and The water is knee deep in a portion of Shenandoah
boom, foretopsails and foresail foretopmast staysail, street and some five or six feet in the kitchen of Capt.
carried away main chains. Abell, of the U. S. Hotel
Schooner Pampero, at New Bedford, from WilWe left Harper's Ferry at nine o'clock on Tuesday mington, N. C., reported a heavy gale from S.S.E., night; the water was within a foot of the railroad 4th of November, south of Cape Henry ; laid to 40 bridge, and still slowly rising-about two inches an hours ; split foresail, but received no other damage. hour. Great fears are entertained for its safety.
Baltimore, Nov. 5 -The storm cleared away at The Williamsport (Md.) Times of Wednesday says:
sundown last evening, and we had a superb night. The flood brought down the Potomac up-rooted
The pleasant weather continued until noon to-day, trees, huge logs, fencing, hay stacks, corn shocks,
when it again clouded over, and now looks like a straw, &c. &c. The Conococheague bridge has been
continuation of the storm. uncapped and somewhat damaged. The bottoms all along the course of the Potomac, which were sown in
Boston, Nov. 4.-8 P.M.-Night clear and cold. wheat have been ruined. It has yet been impossible
Schooner Hudson, from Port Palatta, via Turks to report the damage done the Chesapeake and Ohio
Island, bound to New York. Left Turks Island on Canal, as the waters at the time of writing this article,
the 27th October, in lying to in a gale from the N.E. (Tuesday evening,) maintain a considerable height, on the 4th of November, in lat. 30 40, long. 75 28, though fears are entertained that its has been vastly
sprung a leak. Found, on the morning of the 5th, 21 injured.
feet of water in the hold, and pumps choaked with
salt. Kept pumps constantly going. On the 9th, The Alexandria Gazette of yesterday, speaking of
experienced another gale from N.N.E. to N.N.W. the freshets says:
Threw overboard 1000 bushels of salt. in order to Among other disasters, we learn that the mill of
keep the vessel afloat. Suffered considerable damMessrs. J. J. Wheat & Brothers, a few miles from
age to hull, sails and rigging. Requires one pump to town, has been considerably injured, the dam washed
keep her free while at whart. away, &c. We are also informed that a portion of "
The schooner Melvina crossed our main bar in the long bridge, some thirty or forty feet long, bas
company with brig Bell and schooner Pampero, on been washed away and the draw settled down.
the morning of the 29th of October, for the first 3 days Georgetown.-the water is said to have overflowed
out experienced light easterly weather; from that the town as high up as Water street. We are happy
time up to the 4th of November, experienced fresh to state that no damage has been sustained in our own
gales from S.S.E. to S.E. On the evening of the 4th town, nor do we hear of any to the canal,
the wind changed to N.N.E., increasing all the time, The train of cars from Cumberland, with the west
with a tremendous sea running. At X A.M. on the ern mail, due here on Wednesday evening, at six
morning of the 6th, in lat. 3225, carried away o'clock, did not arrive, owing to the damages on the
weather forerigging. Captain N. then wore ship and road, till one o'clock yesterday morning. The da
rose new lanyards to his forerigging. The gale con. mages, we learn, are but trifling, and will be repaired
tinued to increase, and on the morning of the 7th, in a day or two. In the mean time, the travel and
Cape Hatteras, bearing W.N.W. 10 miles, the foretransportation will go on as usual.
mast went by the board, about 4 feet from the deck, We are glad to learn that the railroad bridge at
carrying with it the mainmast about 20 feet from deck. Harper's Ferry has not received any damage by the
Captain N. by sounding the pumps found her making recent rain-flood in the Potomac.
water rapidly, whereupon he ordered the deck load The Alexandria Gazette of yesterday says:
to be thrown overboard. The pumps were then " The tide has been high here, overrunning the
manned and kept constantly working, until she was wharves and coming up to the doors of the ware
abandoned, the water gaining all the time, and when houses. We heard, however, of no damage from the
Captain N. and his crew were taken off the wreck by tide, up to the time our papers were put to press last
the schooner H. Westcott, which was at 8 o'clock on night. It is feared that this storm has been felt along
the morning of the 8th, there was 3. feet of water in the coast."
the M.'s hold. The heavy rains of Sunday and Monday there is
Rain.--It has been raining here since Friday evenreason to apprehend, have been productive of injury
ing. Yet we learn verbally that on Tuesday evening, along the water courses. It is said that several of the
when the rain had been falling here, more or less, for mill dams on Gwinn's Falls were carried away, and
four days, and a part of the time copiously, there had other damage sustained by the sudden rise in the
been no rain at Norwich, Providence or Boston.stream.-Baltimore American.
Jour. Com , Nov. 5.
Thursday, November 5.
Friday, November 6. The brig Solon, from Turks Island, for New York, went ashore near Accomac, Va., Nov. 6, in a severe N.E. storm. The Captain, mate and 6 hands saved; the steward drowned in the surf, and a colored boy. from Turks Island, perished with cold after reaching the beach. In 15 minutes after the brig strack, the deck parted from the hull, and in a few minutes she was washed in a thousand pieces. The crew wero in the most destitute situation, having saved nothing but the clothing they had on.
Schooner Dodge, from New York, bound to Alexandria and Georgetown, went ashore during the galo on the 6th November, about 15 miles South of Cape Henry. Previous to going ashore she also lost her foresail, and received other damage. Captain, crew and passengers (among them five ladies) were all saved.
Schooner Pacific, from Providence, went ashore during the gale on the 6th, about 20 miles South of Cape Henry.
Schooner Attilla, from Boston, bound to Savannah, went ashore 65 to 70 miles South of Cape Henry.
Also, a topmast schooner (name not ascertained) went ashore same day at Willoughby's Point.
A large ship and two schooners (names not yet ascertained) went ashore during same gale between Cape Henry and New Inlet.
Bark Como, from Charleston, on the 6th, lat. 31 45, long. 76 50, in an Easterly gale, lost part of deck load, stove bulwarks, &c.
Schooner J. M. Williams, from New York, having lost anchor and chain, during the gale of November 6th, Captain E. says that he counted 8 schooners and 1 ship ashore between Cape Henry and New Inlet.
Schooner Osceola, from Fall River, bound to Gal. veston, in distress. Encountered the gale of the 6th of November, lat. 35, and carried away bowsprit, Aying jibboon and foresail, parted main and foreshrouds, started stern, and leaked freely.
Schooner Gen. Grant, from Bermuda, Nov. 1. (and made the passage to the Capes in 72 hours), but was blwon off again in the late gales of the 6th of November
Berlin, MD., Nov. 9.-A letter from Captain Anderson, of brig Salem, of Hancock, Maine, states that his vessel went ashore at the South Green Run Inlet, about 12 miles South of this place, on Friday last, 6th November, during a gale from N.E. The wreckmaster has gone to the brig at the request of Captain Anderson.
Brig Cordova, at Bristol, from Savannah, on Nov. 6, during a severe gale, lost part of the deck load and sprung a leak.
Brig Cambrian went ashore near York River in a heavy galo on the 6th Nov.
Bark Ann Wood, from Philadelphia, bound to New Orleans, in distress. Encountered the gale of 6th and 7th November, in lat. 36, lost a portion of her sails, and shipped a heavy sea, which swept away deck load, and boat, besides receiving other damage.
Pailadelphia, November 6.-Our stormy weather continues.
FROST.-Many of our exchanges from the interior of the State announce the appearance of frost. We have had frost in the vicinity of the city some days since.- Jour. Com., Nov. 7.
Brig Delaware had a severe Easterly gale on Nov. 6th, in the Gulf Stream, lat. 364, stove bulwarks, broke staunchions, split plank shear, carried away main yard, split and lost sails, &c.
INUNDATION AT NORFOLK, VA., &c.—There bas, as we learn from a gentleman who came from Norfolk, Va., by the way of Washington, been a very severe and destructive storm at that place. A strong Northeast wind prevailed for several days, which caused the waters of the harbor to swell unusually high. A large portion of the town in the vicinity of the wharves is said to be completely inundated, the water rising higher than was ever before known. stores, warehouses, &c., were thoroughly flooded, causing great destruction of property. Much danage has also been done to the shipping, and fearful
apprehensions were entertained for the safety of ves
Saturday, November 7. bels on the coast.
British brig Flora, from Turks Island, for Boston, The gentleman from whom this information is ob. tained left Norfolk in the steamer Jewess, ou Wednes
was dismasted on November 7th, in lat. 34 45, long. day last, but the sea proved so rough and boisterous,
72 11, and sunk about 5 hours after the crew were that it was deemed prudent to put back for safety.
taken off on the 15th. He then came round as stated, by way of Washing
The Georgia was thrown on her beam ends and ton. He describes the scene as truly terrific. There lost sails, in a hurricane, on the 7th of November, lat. has been no steamer from Norfolk since Tuesday last. 43 long. 47. The Georgia and Jewess are both due--the latter
Ship Caledonia, from Savannah, on 7th, off Hattwice.
teras, in a heavy gale from E. and a very heavy sea, The Columbia, from Washington, due on Thursday. || carried away her rudder, breaking the main piece off morning of last week has not yet arrived here.
at the upper brace. The Osiris, which left Baltimore this morning, for
Sunday, November 8, Charleston and Centreville, was compelled to put
Ship Union, Johnson, 17 days from New Orleans, back after proceeding as far as North Point. She
for New York. 8th of November, off Capo Hatteras, reports a number of vessels at auchor under the
in a gale from N.E., carried away foretopgallant point, and the bay exceedingly boisterous.
masts ; has been twelve days north of Hatteras. The waters of our harbor are again much swollen. From the above circumstances, we are led to appre
Monday, November 9. hend serious consequences.- Baltimore Patriot of Brig E. L. Walton, 14 days from Georgetown, S. Nov. 7.
C., November 9th, lat. 37 50, long. 75, saw a large STORM IN THE CHESAPEAKE.—The Northeasterly ship with main and mizzen masts gone, foremast and gales which prevailed throughout all of last week, foreyard standing ; saw two small vessels alongside, with hnt slight intermissions. were very severe in the apparently taking out the cargo. The E. L. W. has Bay, so much so as to cut off all communication with experienced continued N.E. gales on the passage ; lost Norfolk from Tuesday evening until Saturday night,
part of deck load, stern boat; shipped a sea, filled when the steamer Georgia, Captain Cannon, reach the cabin three feet, destroyed the furniture, berths, ed here. The steamboat Jewess, Captain Sutton, was
&c. safe at Norfolk. These boats were prevented from PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9.-The rain still continues, making their regular trips by the severity of the and prevents animation. 7 P.M. still raining. storm.
MORE STORMY Weather. For the last three At Norfolk the gale blew from the sca most furi
days the wind has been blowing briskly, and part of ously, and the swell of water in the bay and harbor is
the time heavily, from the Northward and Eastward. said to have been very great. The papers, however,
On Wednesday afternoon it commenced raining, are silent on the subject, and from this we infer that
| lightly but steadily-now and then falling in heavy the damage sustained in the lower part of the city, by
showers—up to the time we are writing, Friday the rise of the waters, could not have been so great as
evening--a period of 48 hours. The earth is comthere was reason to fear from reports received in this
pletely saturated with water, which has risen in city on Saturday by way of Washington.
many cellars, while the rain, driven by the force of Both the Susquehannah and Junita rivers were
the wind, has penetrated many dwellings, not perraised very much by the late rains, but no injury ap
fectly weather tight, and given them a touch of it pears to have been sustained by the canals.
above ground. The tide rose very high, but not The Cumberland Alleganian, of Saturday, says :
enough to do any damage that we heard of: - Norfolk We have been requested to say that the Maryland
Herald, Nov. 9. Mining Company's Railroad sustained but little injury, which has been repaired.
Wednesday, Nov. 11. The weather has been rainy and tempestuous for Returned.-Packet ship Wellington has expe. the last three days, causing a great rise in the creeks, rienced continued Easterly gales since her departure; and runs in and near this city. We have not heard hove to on the night of the 11th, and lay to 3 days of any serious damage since the break in the Long uuder a close reefed maintopsail, being a very heavy bridge; but the heavy rain of last Saturday will pro sea ; strained the ship; had 4 feet of water in her bably cause additional damage, especially to new hold at one time, and threw overboard part of her buildings and unfinished houses, of which there are a cargo, and the pumps choked by grain. great number in this city and vicinity.-National In
THE CROPS.-If the weather continues thus mild, telligencer.
and without much rain, it will tend greatly to inBrig Casilda, Nov. 6th, lat. 28, long. 79 40, while crease the average of cotton raised in this State, lying too in a heavy gale from NW. saw a vessel on her during the present season. When the green bolls beam ends about ] mile to windward, apparently were not destroyed by tho catterpillar, they stand about 255 tons and coppered ; saw several seamen's some chance of opening. Two weeks more of fair chests, pieces of bulwark, water casks and small and mild weather, such as we may reasonably exspars, blowing heavy at the time, could not get to pect at this season, will afford another moderate pickher; could not not have been in that situation more ing. We shall need all the indulgence of the season than 6 hours.
to give us anything like a compensation crop.-Char. ShipwRECK and Loss of Life.-We learn by a Pat., Nov. 11. slip from the Norfolk Beacon, of November 12th, that · Lightning storm at Philadelphia. the schooner Direct, Briggs, from Baltimore, bound
Thursday, Nov. 12. to New York, went ashore during the gale of the 6th instant, on Egg Island Shoals, [mouth of York River ]
Swedish brig Ogden, on the 12th of November, in bilged and sunk. The Captain and crew sought
a gale from E.N.E., was hove on her beam ends, safety in the shrouds of the vessel, where, having
shifted the cargo and sprung a leak, stove bulwarks, lashed themselves securely, they remained (with the
carried away stancheons, and received other damexception of the mate, s. M. Littlefield, who was age. drowned in his effort to reach the shore on a square Bark Trident, from Antwerp, has experienced sesail boom) for three days and nights, without attract vere weather on the passage; was off Barnegat on ing notice or receiving succor. On the morning of Nov. 12; lay to 3 days in a N.E. gale, and drifted to the fourth day, their situation being espied from the the Southward of the Gulf. shore-the thick weather, no doubt, preventing an Schooner Comet, of and from Baltimore, for Haliearlier notice of it-help was sent to them, which,
fax, in distress, having, on the night of the 12th Nov., upon reaching the vessel, immediately took the Cap
off Cape Cod, in the N.E. gale, had decks swept, lost tain and crew from the rigging. Previously to their
boat, stove bulwarks, carried away fore gaft, split being taken down, the cook, Asa Barnes, died from
mainsail, &c. exhaustion and suffering; and the captain, no doubt, from the same cause, died before he reached the
Brig Osceola, for Marseilles, encountered a violent shore. The residue of the crew, consisting of John
gale from N.E. on Nov. 12, and was driven to the lat. Davis, Ethan C. Prior, and Richard Dougherty, suf
of Hatteras. fered severely, but have recovered so far as to enable Schooner Macon, at Savannah, from Havana, on them to reach Norfolk. The vessel and cargo are in the 12th, in a gale from the S.W. lost flying jib. The charge of a competent person.
M. was in sight of land four times, and was blown
off, the last time in a gale in the Gulf, lost her foresail, split mainsail, and had her decks swept fore and aft.
Brig Majestic, from Pictou, N. S., on November 12th, Montauk Point, N.W., 3 miles distant, in endeavoring to beat past, split jib, and the Captain was knocked overboard, but succeeded in getting him on board again. Gale increasing, hove to on the 14th, in lat. 39 40, long. 72 20-gale still increasing, stove bulwarks, split main sail, &c., and lost deck load. Was driven as far South as 37.
Bark Caroline, from Charleston, from November 12th to the 16th, experienced heavy Northerly winds -was driven 3 degrees South during the time.
Friday, November 13. Bark Rokely, at St. John's, N. B., bound for New Castle, England, 13th of Nov., lat. 42, long. 66, in a gale from N.E, sprung a leak, and on the 14th bore up for Boston.
Brig Mary Helen, from Baltimore for St. John's, | N. F., on Nov. 13th shipped a sea, which threw her on her beam ends, stove bulwarks, and swept the decks of everything: carried away spars, boats, sails, and did other damage, causing her to leak badly.
Schooner Southerner, on Nov. 13th, off Barnegat, in a gale from N.E., lost foresail, stern boat, stove bulwarks, &c., and was driven so far south as Cape Hatteras.
Philadelphia, 13th Nov — We have another rainy and consequently dull day.
Earthquake at Deerfield and other towns in NewHampshire, at 2 A.M.-See Ante. pg. 661.
Saturday, November 14. Schooner Sarah Jane, bound to Philadelphia from Wilmington, put back to Wilmington on the 19th, and reports ;-On the 14th Nov. lat. 36 30, it blowing a gale from N.N.E., was thrown on her beam ends ; lost deck load and strained vessel, causing her to leak badly. On the night of the 15th, at 8.P. M., it being dark and rainy, came in contact with brig R. W. Brown, of Norfolk, bound to Baltimore, which stove in larboard bow, carrying away bulwarks and doing other damage. The brig suffered loss of jib-boom, figure-head and cutwater. Both vessels were lying to at the time in the Gulph. The Sarah Jane's sails and rigging have suffered greatly.
Brig Centurian-20 days from Havana, bound to Boston, put into Charleston, on the 22d Nov. On the 14th, in a gale from W.N.W., shipped a sea, which carried away bulwarks, opened the quarters, with other injury, causing her to leak badly.
The Brooksby (Br.) from New York for Greenock, was thrown on her beam ends, and lost bulwarks in a gale on the 14th.
Brig Imogene, on the 14th, in a severe gale, hove over deck load, which consisted of 120 barrels of pork and 25 of apples.
The Season.—The Savannah Georgian of Nov. 14 says :- Last year we had white frost in this vicinity on the 5th of October, and ice on the 10th of that month. This year we have not had any frost that the multitude have seen.”
Schooner Adeline, on Nov. 14th, off Hatteras, lost jib-boom and flying jib in a gale.
The brig Margaret Ann, reports—Saturday, Nov. 14th, 9 A. M., saw the land, about 12 iniles south of Cape Henry Light-house, it blowing then a heavy gale from Ň. by W. and the sea running very high, could not weather the Cape ; wore ship to E. by N. under storm sails, for four days the gale still continu. ing from N. by W. to N. by E., standing part of the time to eastward, and part to the westward. On the 18th, moderated, and I saw the sun, found we had been driven 150 miles by the wind and current S.E. of Cape Henry Light-house. Tuesday, Nov. 17, lat. 35 06N., long: 72 24W., blowing a heavy gale from N. and a very heavy sea on; saw a sail to windward, apparently in distress, at 9 A. M., made her out to be an herm. brig with colors in the rigging, union down; at 10 A. M., got near enough to speak, and found her to be brig Holly Bush, of New Castle, Me., 23 days from Philadelphia, bound to Somerset, with coal, in a sinking condition, and all hands exhausted from pump. ing incessantly for 20 days, both pumps not being able to keep her free, and their hands full of boils from way down from Toledo, with 6000 bushels wheat, sea which washed overboard a lad by the name of being so much wetted and fatigued. Captain saying consigned to Oswego, was stranded on the same point George Landcraft—the vessel going at the time 9 they could not stand it 24 hours longer, sent my boat during the gale. On Saturday afternoon she had five knots an hour, and a tremendous sea running. It and took off the captain and crew, the sea being so feet water in her hold.
was impossible to save him. very high and blowing violently that I dare not send
The schooner Western, of Oswego, bound for Schr. Meridian, from Philadelphia, in a gale on the the boat the second time to the wreck to get their
Cleveland, was driven on the sand bar at Irondequoit, 20th lost deck load of flour. baggage, got them all on board with no clothing only
and is now a total wreck. The crews of all these dis. Ship Edwina, from Antwerp, on the 20th, experiwhat they stand in. The captain said, that about a
asters were saved. week previous he shipped a very heavy sea that stove
enced a heavy gale from N.W. lost fore topsail, and all his boats to pieces, and washed nearly all his water The Buffalo Commercial of Monday evening adds : || foretopmast, and staysail. overboard, so that for several days they had no water
in addition to the account published by us on Satur Bark Alabama, from Boston for New York, on the except salt and fresh, mixed together. day, of vessels wrecked and injured in the late gale,
20th, experienced a severe gale and barely escaped we learn that the schooner Racine was driven ashore Sunday, November 15.
going on Georges Shoal. On 24th and 25th, when two miles at this side of Maddison. She was bound within 50 miles of New-York, took another gale, and Bremen ship Emigrant, on Nov. 15th, in a heavy up with merchandize, shipped at Oswego by Bronson while lying too, shifted ballast, and stove most of gale from N.E., sprung a leak, the pumps being and Crocker, Fitzhugh & Co., H. C. Wight, Brewster,
water casks, &c., put her before the wind and scud choked with grain, deemed it prudent to return. Wiman & Co., B. Isaacs & Co., and Doolittle & Co.
under reefed foresail for 30 hours; on 29th, took Brig Metamora lost deck load of molasses, having The Harwich of Cleveland, is ashore at Ripley, seven
another severe gale while lying too, and sprung the encountered a heavy sea on Nov. 15th, which swept miles above Barcelona. The Pinta, between this and main yard, and on the 1st inst. bore up for Apalachicodecks, &c.
Erie. The vessels ashore at Erie, on the Peninsula, la. The A, took the late gale in lat. 38, long. 60. Cape May, C. H., Nov. 15, 1846. are the Ainsworth, United States, Dayton and Charles
Howard. These vessels will probably be got off We have had a north-east storm for the last ten
Packet ship Utica, from Havre, on the 20th, while without much damage. days, so that the ocean is now bellowing most awful
in the act of burying a passenger, the ship was struck
The brig H. H. Sizer and ly. On Wednesday night the schooner Henry Chase,
with a hurricane, which threw her on her beam ends schooner Huron are both total wrecks. The steamer Commerce, Capt. Travers, came in about three o'clock
and blew away every sail at the same time, carrying with a cargo of barley, came on the outer bar of Her
away several spars and rigging. This dreadful blow reford Inlet. The captain and crew are safe, but I Sunday afternoon, from Dunkirk, where she lay during
lasted about 40 minutes, when the ship fell off, but fear the vessel and cargo will be a total loss. At the gale. From Capt. T. we learn that the Indian present the sea is so heavy that nothing can be done Queen is ashore about a mile this side of Dunkirk, on
still blowing very heavy, repaired the damages as for either.
well as circumstances would admit, and on the 24th, the rocks, and is a perfect wreck.
was within 300 miles of New York, when again on From Midshipinan Smith, who arrived here to-day The latest accounts from Buffalo say, that the gale
the night of the 25th fell in with a still more dreadful in the schooner Volant, we gather the following par was the most severe between Cleveland and Buffalo.
gale with an awful sea, was obliged to keep the ship ticulars relative to the loss of the U. S. sloop of war The following is an extract from a letter to the editors
before the wind to the southward and eastward for 36 Boston: of the Rochester Democrat; it is from a gentleman
hours. Since then have been blown off as far south The Boston sailed from New York on the 8th ult. ; who was a passenger in the steamboat Helen Strong,
as 36. had a pleasant passage out, and on the 15th, whilst and dated running before a black squall at the rate of nine knots,
West FIELD, Nov. 20.
About 4 o'clock on the afternoon of the 20th, the struck on an outer reef on the north side of the island
American ship Helen, from New-York, was driven
We have just escaped one of the most dreadful of Eleuthera, and was driven up within thirty yards
ou the French coast between Etaples and Boulogne. shipwrecks ever known in Lake Erie. We left Buf. of the beach, the sea rolling tremendously. Having
The men took to the rigging in hopes of obtaining falo on Thursday, about 11 o'clock, with about 70 lost all their boats, &c., they immediately cut away
assistance from the shore ; but we regret to add that passengers on board, and proceeded up the lake within the masts, but the vessel continued to roll towards the
the Captain and ten of his crew perished ; the reabout twenty miles of Erie, with a strong north-west shore until within thirty yards of it, where she now
mainder, consisting of mate and five seamen preserved wind, the sea running very high. About 7 o'clock, lies in three feet of water, having bilged on her lar
themselves by swimming ashore. our rudder chain broke, and that threw us into the board side. Captain, officers and crew all saved, totrough of the sea; soon the steam-pipe burst, and we
Capt. Cole, of ship Levant, states in a letter that gether with everything belonging to the vessel, exwere left at the mercy of the waves. We huve out
on the 20th, while lying too in a heavy gale off Sicily, cept the guns and water tanks. Having reached the the anchor, which broke in ten minutes, and we were
the wind shifted suddenly and threw the vessel on shore in safety, they immediately went to work and then eight miles from shore. We drove on the rocks
her beam ends, in which situation she remained seven cleared an acre of land, and built tents in which to reabout 30 feet high; the boat struck about midship
hours. Upon her righting, it was discovered she had side, suffering but little inconvenience except for the and broke all her upper works at once, and she filled
4 feet water in her hold, which was pumped out, and want of water, which was very bad and brackish. to the main deck. It was dark as pitch, One of the
proceeded on her passage to Antwerp. After making this settlement, they cleared a road hands got hold of some bushes and climbed up the
Saturday, November 21. about one mile in length down to a cove, froin which
rocks with a rope, and we succeeded in saving the they purposed to debark every thing saved, beside
There was a very heavy white frost in this city yesfollowing passengers :-N. S. Benson, Groton, Tompthemselves, to Nassau, and from thence to Norfolk.
terday morning; it was almost equal to a young snow kins County, N. Y.; D. C. Pool, New-Orleans ; Ġ. They intended leaving the island on the 3d or 4th inst.
fall. Our weather is most delightful.- N. 0. Pic. of Reynolds, Spencer, Tioga County, N. Y.; Wm. Joy, for Nassau, and may therefore soon be expected at
Sunday, November 22.
Schr. Albatross, of Surrey, Me., was fallen in with
by brig Hardy, at Charleston, on the 2d Dec. lat. 32, Br. schooner Collector, from Halifax, on Nov. 17th, Ontario County, N. Y.; Wm. Francis, Cato, N. Y.; off Cape Sable, in a gale from N. E., carried away bul.
56, long. 62, 33, from Bangor for Charleston, and took Wm. Winans, wife and two children, Livingston
from her the Captain and crew, six in number. She County, N. Y.; Mrs. Maria Frink, of Niagara warks, and lost overboard Robert Phillips, seaman, of County, N. Y.; J. J. Ralph, Elias York, Munroe,
was capsized on the 22d Nov. in a gale, while scadding. Halifax.
Reynolds, Emily Reynolds, James F. Frink, Lena Schr. J. Brick, of Port Elizabeth, was wrecked at Wednesday, November 18.
wee, Michigan; Margaret Connelly, Rochester, N. Y.; | Wadding River, L. I., on the night of the 22d of Nov. Bark Clarissa, from Trinidad de Cuba, has had but R. Miller, Ælias Perry, John W. Danills, Bergen, N. and it is supposed all on board perished. The J. B. 48 hours fair wind since coming round Cape Antonio. J.; and a number of others whose names I am unable was from Philadelphia, for Providence. Has experienced very heavy gales from N.N.F., Nov. to learn. We lost every thing we had on board. I Bark Sarah Hand, from New-Orleans, on the 22d, 18th, lost the deck load of molasses. have nothing left but my clothes on my back. The
lat. 33, 40, long. 76, at 7 P.M., experienced a tremenSchooner Harriet, from Baltimore, on Nov. 18th, in boat and cargo is an entire wreck.
dous gale from N.W. during which broke main yard, the late blow, split the foresail. stove bulwarks, &c.
We published, yesterday, a brief account of the ef
split main sail, and sustained other damage. The S. Bark Howland, of Boston, experienced heavy gales fects of the terrible gales on Lakes Erie and Ontario. |
H. has been 10 days north of Cape Hatteras, and duThis stated that sixteen bodies floated ashore at Barfrom W.S.W. to W.N.W. from 18th to 25th of Nov.
ring that time experienced a continuation of strong celona. The disasters and loss of life are severe ; but was driven as far east as long. 61 30.
westerly gales, and was driven as far north as lat. 40, far less than the first exaggerated account represented A letter from Capt. Luce, of ship William Wirt, of them. The total loss of life are six at most, as far as
long. 71. Fairhaven, states on the morning of the 18th Nov., heard.—Albury Argus.
Barque Anahuac, on the 22d, experienced a very while lying too in a gale, a sea struck the ship and
Brig Robert Bruce on the 19th, off Cape Hatteras,
heavy gale from N.W., lost the head of foretopmast, washed overboard Ellery C. Thomas, boatsteeror,
bowsprit and maintopgallant. and all efforts to save bim proved ineffectual. in a heavy gale from N.E., sprung mainmast and jib
Brig Ida, from Port au Prince, on the 22d and 23d, boom.
experienced a tremendous hurricane froin W.N.W. to Lightning storm at Nashville, Tenn.
Friday, November 20.
N.W., which stove bulwarks and did some damage to Thursday, November 19.
Whale bark Obranto, on Nov. 20, while lying too in sails. 25th, encountered a violent gale from same The GALE ON THE LAKES.—The gale on Lake On
a gale from W.N.W. lost overboard Peter Morris, point, which continued 32 hours, and drove us to the tario was very severe. The Rochester Democrat says: seaman, of Upper Canada, aged 26.
Gulf Stream. The gale on Thursday night, Nov. 19th. appears to Schr. Wyoming on Nov. 20, off Barnegat, in a galo
Monday, November 23. have been unusually destructive on Lake Ontario. from W. was hove down lost bulwarks, and deck Am. schr. H. L Scanton, from New York, bound We mentioned on Saturday the wreck of the schoon load.
to Handmas, put into Bermuda on Sunday last in want er Wm. Merritt, of St. Catharines, which was blown
Bark Don Juan at New-London from the West of a foresail, having encountered much heavy weather high and dry upou Braddock's Point.
Indies, Nov. 20th, in lat. 39 50, long. 73, while scud on the 23d a 25th, ult. Passengers, Mr. Theodore The schooner Missouri, of Sackett's Harbor, on herding in a heavy gale from the westward, shipped a M. Folem, and Mrs. John Smith.