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Ship Arrivals at the Port of Saint John, 1847

The following is taken from the Saint John, NB, Morning News, published Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week. You will find that the editor of this paper had a sense of humor. This is the first paper I have seen which used the terms, "The Alter" and "The Tomb" for the Marriages and Deaths. Occasionaly, you will see items taken from the weekly, New Brunswick Courier and ship arrivals from this paper that differ from the Morning News are marked with an asterisk (*). Starting on July 3, 1847, the Courier printed the list of the dead at the Quarantine Station, Partridge Island. those names are included.

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Saturday, June 5, 1847 (New Brunswick Courier)

Note: these are only from the weekly Courier - the Morning News will be added.
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Consigned/Comments
May 29 Barque Ins Hannah 38 days London   to T.S. Estey
May 29 Atalanta Clarke 23 days New York   to James Adam
May 30 Barque Orbit Larkin 50 days Greenock   to James Kirk
May 30 Shakspeare Henderson 24 days Liverpool   to John Mackay, salt, &c.
May 30 Brigantine Leander Homer 2 days Barrington   to Chas. McLauchlan
May 30 Schr. Exemplar Lockhart 8 days New York   to J. & R. Reed, corn, &c.
May 31 Ship Æolus Driscoll 31 days Sligo passengers to order
May 31 Symmetry McKinnell 6 days New York   to James Kirk
May 31 Barque Ceylon Bulla 7 days New York   to R. Rankin & Co
May 31 Hindoo Hughes 3 days Boston   to Wiggins & Son
May 31 Governor Douglas Clark 36 days Baltimore (Ireland) passengers to order
May 31 Brig Edwin Leonard 30 days Harrington   to Jas. Kirk
May 31 Schr. Louisa Willard Sharp 9 days New York   to master, flour, &c.
May 31 Sophia Douglas 9 days New York   to Hugh Davidson, flour, &c.
May 31 David Yorke 5 days Galway, via Halifax passengers to Jas. Kirk
May 31 Alida Lawrence 9 days Boston   to C.E. Cross, assorted cargo
June 1 Brig Beacon Turner 56 days Sunderland   to John Robertson, coals
June 1 Schr. Roanoke Herrington 15 days Philadelphia   to Jardine & Co, flour and corn
June 1 Gen. Foster Spates 23 days Philadelphia   to George Thomas, flour and wheat
June 1 Victoria Hammend 8 days New York   to master, flour and wheat
June 1 Hesperus Reed 4 days Boston   to master, assorted cargo
June 1 Woodlands Salter 6 days Boston   to G. & J. Salter, assorted cargo
June 2 Steamer Herald Brown   Eastport passengers to Jas. Whitney, flour, &c.
June 3 Ship Oriental Hoyt 6 days New York   to Thomas Wallace
June 3 Barque Wave Kydd 6 days New York   to R. Rankin & Co.
June 3 Susanna Kydd 6 days New York   to R. Rankin & Co
June 3 Lord John Russell Richards 8 days New York   to J. & H. Hamm
June 3 William Carson Robertson 6 days New York   to Thos. Vaughan
June 3 Brig Nancy Brough 26 days Ballina   to R. Rankin & Co
June 3 Herbert Herbert 40 days Waterford   to order
June 3 Progress Fegan 48 days Londonderry passengers to Thos Wallace
June 4 Schr. Prince Henry Durkee 20 days St. Kitts   to Chas. McLauchlan, molasses and sugar
June 5 Steamer Herald Brown   Eastport passengers to James Whitney, merchandise
  We the Committee of the Passengers of the Ship Æolus, of Greenock, Capt. Michael Driscoll, commander, do send our thanks, in the name of all the Passengers, to our ever to-be-remembered late landlord, Sir Robert Gore Booth, Bart., Sligo: he was always kind to his tenants; it was not tyranny which forced us to emigrate-it was the loss of our crops for two years past: and we hope to gain a living in America by strict industry and sobriety. We are thankful to henry Gore Booth, Esquire, the owner of the Æolus, for the ample stores put on board for the voyage, and the good quality thereof. We are also thankful to Captain Driscoll, for his upright conduct in the distribution of diet-giving all the same fair play;-the widows and orphans and the sick were all kindly treated by him, and his advice to all had a good effect, as there was not a single riot or a blow struck during the voyage.

Written by Mathias Ferguson, Head Manger.
Sanctioned by the Committee.
Edward Johnston,Robert Gregg,
Patrick Gilloon,Hugh Cristal,
Partick Hart,Dennis Gilloon,
John Mallowny,Charles Jones,
Thomas Gillan,Michael McDermott,
Patrick McLoughlin,Andrew Gilloon,
Adam Johnston,James Munns,
Bryan Feeny,Patrick Feeney,
Patrick Boyle,Michael Smith,
Thomas Keelty,Wm. Ferguson,
Wm. Johnston,Owen Toher,
Patrick Heraghty,John Gillian.
St. John, May 31, 1845.[sic]

The following lists of passengers have been received at this Office, by the 18th May Mail:--
Malvinia,183 passengers,Baltimore,9th May
Sally,90 do,Cork,13th do.
Caledonia,69, do.,Cork,13th do.
Ruby,105, do.Sligo,8th do.
Nancy,106, do.Killala,3d do.
I. Woodward, A.G.E.A.
Government Emigration Office,
Saint John, N.B. June 5, 1847.

From the Halifax Post, June 3.
Threatened Famine.-Since the arrival of the Steamer on Tuesday, bread stuffs have taken on extraordinary rise, and the small supply in the market, it is feared will only last a few days.-Flour is now selling at from $13 to $14 a barrel, and Corn Meal brings £2!

The arrival of one or two cargoes of emigrants has caused a panic through the community.-They are afflicted with fever, and are dying rapidly. It is the imperative duty of the City authorities to enforce the strictest quarantine regulations, and we believe that measures will be immediately taken to prevent any more passengers from landing.

If there are any ships at the Ports of the United Kingdom intending to sail with emigrants for this Port, we sincerely advise them to alter their destination, and not come where starvation stares them in the face!

The barque Lady Constable arrived at Charlotte Town, (P.E.I.) On the 21st May, from Liverpool, with 419 passengers. Twenty-five persons died on the passage. On the 24th the passengers were landed, and the sick sent to the hospital fitted up for their reception. Eight died after the arrival of the vessel.

Immigration at Quebec.--
Twenty-four vessels were at Grosse Isle with passengers on the 25th May. Deaths occurred on board of nearly all of them on the passage. One vessel is said to have had 70 deaths out of 580 passengers.

The Provincial authorities were doing all in their power to alleviate the sufferings of the sick. The chief Emigrant Agent at Quebec had engaged two experienced medical men to go to the quarantine station, and assist Dr. Douglas, the attending physician at Grosse Isle, in administering to the diseased; and accommodation has been provided for 10,000 persons on the Island. The Emigrant Agent has also given the necessary orders for the erection of a fever hospital on Windmill Point, above the canal, to contain two hundred persons. A shed is also to be erected on the Island wharf.

The Rev. C. Forest, late of Bury, Eastern Townships, has preceeded from Quebec to Grosse Isle for the season.

The Quebec Gazette of the 28th May says-"There are thirty-five emigrant vessels at the Quarantine station, and the number of emigrants amount to several thousands, many of them sick and a number dead. It is stated that there are already fifty orphans at the station, for whom it is to be hoped the Government will speedily provide an asylum."

The number of emigrants arrived at Quebec to the 27th May, this season, was, 5586-being 214 more than to the same period last year.-Vessels, this year 160-being 169 less than to the 27th May, 1846.

A New Era in Navigation.--
A three-masted schooner, called the New-Brunswick, has recently been landed with 18,000 bushels of wheat at Chicago, on Lake Michigan, in the State of Illinois and cleared for Liverpool! She will reach the ocean by the way of the Welland Canal and the St. Lawrence. This is the first clearance of the kind ever made in the great inland waters of North America for a port in Europe, and certainly constitutes a new era in the history of navigation.

Sailed from Alexandria, May 25th, ship Commerce, Henry, Liverpool.

Arrived at Alexandria, (Vir.) May 25th. Schr. Dolphin, Holder, St. John.-Arrived at New York, 30th, ship Ceylon, Crisp, Liverpool; 1st June, ship Jane, Moran, Greenock.

Cleared at New York, May 31st, barque Enterprize, Lyons, Dorchester.

Ship Huron, at Boston 30th ult. from New Orleans, spoke on the 25th, long. 41 40, brig Mary Mitcheson, of and for London, with rudder damaged-would put into St. John or Halifax.

Brig Candis, Feran, at Boston 30th ult. from Glasgow, spoke on the 13th, lat. 45, long. 40 20, British barque Sandwich for London.

The British ship Marion, Robinson, from New Orleans for Liverpool, put into Hampton Roads on the 26th ult. in distress, having sprung a leak in the Gulph on the 22d-she was making water at the rate of nine or ten inches per hour. Her cargo consisted of flour, corn and cotton.

Spoken, May 16, lat. 32 36, long. 70 30, ship Portland, from Mobile, for Liverpool; 17th, lat. 33 15, long. 70 54, brig Bluenose, 5 days from Calais for Havanna.[sic]

Arrived at London, 10th May, ship Ann Hall, Frye, St. John.-At Liverpool, 4th, barque Woodstock, Draper, New-York; 10th, ship Themis, Leighton, New Orleans; 12th, Perseverance, Robinson, Boston; 14th, Charles Saunders, Dudne, Wilmington; Thetis, Hall, Charleston; Commodore, Prichard, Mobile; Queen, Gillis, N. York; 18th, Belmont, Grant, do.-At Cork, 13th, brig Kathleen, Pettigrove, Philadelphia.

Vessels sailed for St. John.-May 2d-Dalston from Sunderland; 4th-Chieftain from Bristol; Blanch from Donegal, and Barkhill, from Cuxhaven; 5th-Perthshire, Taitt, and Glasgow, Cook, from Liverpool; 9th-Coquette from Shields; 11th- Margaret & Elizabeth, Stainstreet, from Youghal; Ruby, Ellenwood, from Sligo; 12th- Bloomfield from Galway; 14th- Aliwall, Fowler, from North Shields; Margaret, Rogers, from Liverpool; 18th- Prince of Wales, Brown, do.

Sailed from Liverpool 10th May, ship Spartan, Haws, New-York; brig Rover, Purdy, Yarmouth; 12th, ship Swan, Taylor, New-York; 18th, Lisbon, Fisher, do.; brig Ann Eliza, Hammond, Yarmouth.

Loading at Liverpool, 19th May, ships Ambassadress, Bannerman; Royal Mint, Williams; Exchange, Durkee; Ward Chipman, Thompson, and Themis, Leighten, for St. John.-At London, Princess, Murphy, do.-In the Clyde, Thompson, do.

The Blanch, Green, for St. John, put back to Killyhegs 12th may.

Cork, May 1.-The Princess Royal, from Limerick for St. John, has put in here with rudder damaged.

Shields, May 11.-The Leadbitter, for St. John, has put back, having been on shore.

Saturday, June 12, 1847 (New Brunswick Courier)

Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Consigned/Comments
June 5 Schooner Emily Wood Boston 4 days   to master, assorted cargo
June 5 Resolution Claridge   Eastport   master
June 6 Ship Speed Grundell 5 days New-York   to Wiggins & Son, salt
June 6 William Ward Scoullar 5 days New-York   to Wiggins & Son
June 6 Barque Clyde Halcrow 20 days Charleston   to James Kirk
June 6 Brig Mayflower Cochran 47 dayd London   to George Thomas, merchandise
June 6 Schr Providence Mahon 8 days New-York   to master, flour and wheat
June 6 Acadia Barnes 10 days New-York   to J. & R. Reed, flour and wheat
June 6 L. O'Connor Doyle Frost 11 days Philadelphia   to H. Frost, flour and wheat
June 6 Relief Johnston 14 days Philadelphia   to L.H. Waterhouse, wheat and flour
June 7 Brigantine Mary Hibbert Michner 14 days Fredericksburg   to J.M. Hamilton, flour, corn, &c.
June 7 Annapolis (new) Murray, 1 day Annapolis   to James Robertson
June 8 Brig Bruce Boyle 12 days Dublin via Placentia Bay, N.F.   To S.Wiggins & Son
June 8 Olive Summer 4 days New-York   to L.H. Waterhouse, flour, cider, &c.
June 9 Brigantine Mary Ann Eastman 3 days  Philadelphia   to master, flour and wheat
June 9 Schr George Strickland 15 days Alexandria   to George Thomas, flour, corn, &c.
June 9 Horatio Wilson Rathburn 4 days Boston   to Hanford & Sweet, assorted cargo
June 9 Peruvian Fleming 2 days Boston   to Hanford & Sweet, assorted cargo
June 9 Charlotte Henneberry 5 days Halifax   to G. & J. Salter, sugar, oil, &c.
June 9 Black-Hawk Allan   Yarmouth   to C. McLauchlan, molasses
June 9 Steamer Herald Brown   Eastport  passengers to Jas. Whitney, merchandise
June 10 Ship June Moran 4 days New-York   to order
June 10 Barque Duke of Wellington Leadbeater 48 days London   to Allison & Spurr, (Proceeds to the Bend of Petticodiac to load.)
June 10 Schr Martha Greeno Robbins 4 days Halifax   to Hanford & Sweet, sugar, pork, &c.
June 11 Brigantine Enterprise Leonard 53 days Kinsale 60 pass - all well to S. Wiggins & Son
June 11 Eliza & Ann Wallace 57 days Galway 65 passengers - all well to order

Ship Sea King, at Boston on the 4th inst. from Liverpool, reports having spoken the ship Sea, 16 days from St. John-No lat. or long. given.

Arrived at Boston, 6th instant, barque Reliance, Crowell, Cork and Thames, Best, Liverpool.-At Grosse Isle, (Quebec) 2d, ship Eliza Caroline, Briggs, Liverpool.-At New York, 5th, barque James Cochrane, Dublin.-At Halifax, 4th, brig Eight Sons, Creighton, Liverpool, 36 days.

Cleared at New Orleans, 27th May, brig Lauretta, Cook, St. John.-At Baltimore, 1st June, Frederica, Waddington, Cork; 5th, brig Ann Davis, St. John.-At New York, 7th, ship Harmony, Jamisson, Liverpool.

Shipwreck and Great Loss of Life.-The brig Carricks, Thompson, of Sunderland, from Sligo, bound to Quebec, with 160 passengers, was wrecked near Gaspe on the 22d ult., when 132 of the passengers and one seaman drowned.

Saturday, June 19, 1847 (New Brunswick Courier)

Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Consigned/Comments
June 12 Brig Gratitude Forrest 40 days Southampton   to S. Wiggins & Son
June 12 Steamer Maid of Erin Leavitt   Portland passengers to Thos. Parks, flour, &c.
June 13 Ship Perthshire Tait 38 days Liverpool   to John Robertson, merchandise
June 13 Barque Glasgow Cook 3 days New York   to Owens & Duncan
June 13 Schr Peruvian Cole 5 days New York   to J. & R. Reed, flour and wheat
June 13 Yeso Ryans 6 days New York   to Estabrooks & Ring, flour, wheat, pork, &c.
June 13 Steamer Saxe Gotha Chisholm   Eastport  passengers to James Whitney, flour, &c.
June 14 Barque Linden York 55 days Galway 169 passengers to order
June 15 Schooner John Nelson Thompson 3 days Boston   to master, assorted cargo
June 17 Brig Baltic Dennis 50 days Lynn   to S. Wiggins & Son
June 17 Brigantine Mary Sutton 45 days Cork passengers to S. Wiggins & Son
June 17 Schooner Three Sisters Kierstead   Portland, (Me)   to J. & H. Hamm, flour and hay
June 17 Steamer Herald Brown   Eastport   to Jas. Whitney, assorted cargo
June 18 Brig Jessie Thompson 10 days Philadelphia   to Wm. Thomson, flour
June 18 Schooner Splendid Bingay   Philadelphia   to George Thomas, flour, wheat and meal
June 18 Steamer Maid of Erin Leavitt   Fisher's Island (Me)   to Thomas Parks, wrecked materials of ship Ceylon
June 19 Steamer Herald Brown   Eastport   to James Whitney, flour, etc.
June 19 Brig Friends Byrne 19 days St. John's, NF passengers to Mackay
June 19 Brigantine Zelica Larkin   Philadelphia   to I.D. Andrews, flour, &c.
  At Quarantine--
June 9th, Brigantine Ella, from Cork; 10th, Brig Perseverance, from do.; 13th, barque Linden, from Galway; 16th, barque Malvinia from Baltimore, (Ireland.)

Card of Thanks.
We, the undernamed Passengers on board the Brig Thorny Close, from Donegal to St. John, N.B., are deputed by the rest of our fellow-passengers to return to Captain James Horan our heartfelt thanks for his kind and prompt attention to us during the time we were sea-sick; and when death spread his devouring shaft amongst us, and carried away six children, and one woman, by name Mrs. Magwood, there was he to be seen, consoling and comforting the invalids under their sad misfortune. We have also to return to each and every man who served him our grateful thanks for their civility and attention to us when sea-sick.

We should be ungrateful did we allow such unmerited kindness to pass unnoticed without giving it publicity in the public prints.

Farrel Brogan,William Brogan,
Walter Long,Francis Colgan,
Richard McGee,Robert McJunkin,
Billy McCownly,Condy Breslin
St. John, N.B., June 17th, 1847.

The Digby Boat will leave next week on Thursday instead of Wednesday morning.

Emigrants in Canada.--
The Quebec correspondent of the Montreal Herald gives a frightful picture of the condition of the Emigrants, who are daily arriving from Ireland at Quebec. On the 10th there were 35 vessels with passengers at quarantine, at Grosse Isle, and 15 between Grosse Ise[sic] and Quebec.

The following is an extract from a letter from Dr. G.M. Douglas to Mr. Buchanan, for the information of the Mayor.--
"Grosse Isle, Tuesday, 9 A.M.-Out of the 1000 or 5000 that left this place since Sunday, at least 2000 will fall sick somewhere, before three weeks are over. They ought to have accommodation for 2000 sick, at least, in Montreal and Quebec, as all the Cork and Liverpool passengers are half dead from starvation and want before embarking; and the least bowel complaint, which is sure to come with change of food, finishes them without a struggle. I never saw people so indifferent to life. They would continue in the same berth with a dead person until the seamen or captain dragged out the corpse with boat hooks."

The Montreal Herald, of Saturday, remarks--
"Dr. Douglas's apprehensions are already fulfilled here. Our Marine Hospital is filling up fast-236 patients in it this morning, and there is only room for 300. Sheds are being erected on the vacant ground adjoining that building. Several deaths have occurred in the hospital."

We learn from a gentleman who arrived from Quebec this morning, that at Grosse Isle on Saturday, 5th instant, there were sixty funerals, and on Monday, the 7th, one hundred and sixty.

There were about fifteen thousand immigrants on board vessels at anchor, fifteen hundred of whom were sick, and there were eleven hundred sick on the island. The arrivals at Quebec up to the 10th inst. were 322,-at the same date last year, 475 vessels had arrived.

Late From Boston.--
We were favored this morning by Captain Brown of the Steamer Herald with Boston papers of Thursday afternoon, brought to Eastport by the new Steamer Admiral. The Mail Steamer Cambria arrived at Boston on Thursday morning at eight o'clock. Her news is reported to have caused a decline of 7s. 6d. per barrel on Flour in the Boston Market.

The passengers by the Admiral were landed in this City in twenty-six hours from Boston, including the stoppage at Eastport.

The Mail Steamer Hibernia left Boston at one P.M. on Wednesday, with 108 passengers for Liverpool, and ten for Halifax.

The Crops.--
The Washington National Intelligencer says that "from every quarter we hear of the promising condition of the growing wheat crop. Occasionally there is a note of complaint that the crop here or there has been winter-killed; but the news of the death is never confirmed. The truth is that the crops, as a general thing, were never more promising. With even a tolerable crop, the unusual quantity of seed which has been put in, both of wheat and Indian corn, will produce a greater quantity of breadstuff than our country has ever seen before."

New Orleans papers of the 9th inst., give accounts of a dreadful explosion on board the steamer Eda on the Oachita river-twenty-five persons killed and eight wounded.

From Mexico, all is rumour...

Government Immigrant Agency,
St. John, N.B. 17th June, 1847.
Lists of Passengers by the following vessels have been received at this Office by the 4th June Mail:

Lady BagotWaterford34127th May
KingstonCork7620th do.
Ænæsdo.6627th do.
Bache McEverdo14722d do
Jamesdo.15628th do.
Garlanddo.13828th do.
Rosedo.5628th do.
Gowriedo.7131st do.
Marydo.7828th do.
Abeonsdo.7331st do.
John ClarkeLondonderry52521st do.
AmbassadressLiverpool50327th do.
Royal MintLiverpool16630th do.
Germ.Galway13328th do.
Bloomfielddo7430th do.
Chieftaindo32523d. do.
I. Woodward, A.G.E. Agent.

Biographical Sketches of the American Loyalists.--
We have to acknowledge the receipt from the author, of a large and handsomely printed volume, entitled, "The American Loyalists, or Biographical Sketches of the Adherents to the British Crown in the War of the Revolution, with a Preliminary Historical Essay- by Lorenzo Sabine," which has recently been published by Messrs. Little & Brown, of Boston. The notices of these worthies appear to be compiled with much care, and must have a cost the indefatigable author a great deal of labour. The book is extremely well got up, and is a deeply interesting one to many of the inhabitants of these Provinces, and will no doubt be anxiously sought after.-We shall have a few copies on sale at our Stationery Store, in the course of next week.

Gesner's History of New Brunswick.--
We have been favored with a copy of this work, which has lately issued from the London Press, but we have not had time to examine its contents.-The author possessed the means of acquiring materials for compiling an interesting and valuable volume, and such a publication circulated extensively in the Mother Country would doubtless prove a great benefit to the Province.

New Paper.--
The first number of a large sized weekly Newspaper, under the title of "The Albion," was issued in this City on Saturday last, by Messrs. Bailey & Day, two young printers. It makes a respectable appearance, and has our good wishes for its success.

New Ship.--
A new Ship of 800 tons, called the Neptuna, built at Oromocto by William Scoullar, Esq, for William Leavitt, Esq., of this city, was piloted through the Falls by Capt. Wm. Eagles, on Thursday last. She is in every respect a superior vessel.

We learn from the Miramichi Gleaner of Tuesday last, that twenty passengers and one of the crew of the ship Looshtauk have died since they were landed at the Quarantine Station at Miramichi. No new cases of fever had manifested itself among the passengers since they landed on Middle Island.


The ship Ceylon, Crisp, of and for this port, from Liverpool, via New-York, with 250 tons of coal, went ashore on Thursday night, 10th instant, near Moosepecca head, (State of Maine,) and bilged-crew and materials saved. The Ceylon was a first-class ship of 754 tons, nearly new, and was owned by Messrs. Wm. & Jas. Lawton, of this City, and was insured for £6000.

Whale ship James Stewart of this port, with 500 barrels Sperm and 300 of Black Oil, was discharging at Sidney, (N.S.W.) on the 15th Feb. last, for shipment to London.

Whale ship Peruvian, of this port, was at New Zealand, Feb. 25th, with 400 brls. whale oil and 120 of sperm.

Schr, Kate, Billings, hence, at Boston on Sunday last, spoke, same day, off Cape Ann, brigantine Emily, from St. John, for Philadelphia.

Spoken, off Bermuda, on the 26th May, brig Adelis Ann, Tobin, of St. John, five days from Norfolk, bound to Barbados-all well.

Cleared at New Orleans, 1st June, ship Albion, Matthews, Liverpool, and brig Maris, for St. John; 2d. barque Pearl, for Hull.-At Philadelphia, 9th, brig Irene, for St. John.

Arrived at Newport, 19th May, brig Racer, Power, St. John.-At Dublin, 31st, Camilla, Ritchie, do.-In the Clyde, 18th, birg Vixen, Justie, Matanzas.-At Belfast, 22d, brig Kathleen, Pettigrove, Philadelphia; 25th, Egremont, Vogler, New-York.-At Liverpool, 27th ship Jane, McLean, New Orleans.-At Cork, 28th, barque Princess, Newton, Philadelphia.

Sailed from Cork, 20th May, ship Avon, Johnston, Quebec; from Newry, 20th, New Zealand, Wilson, do.; from Liverpool, 29th barque Sarah, Fletcher, do.

Loading at Liverpool, 4th June, barque Perseverance, for St. John.

North Shields, May 22.-The Leadbetter, Cownell, from Stromness, for St. John, has discharged her ballast, and is now undergoing repairs, and will be ready to sail again on her voyage in a few days.

Galway, May 30.-The Magnus, for St. John, has put back, making water.

The Duke of Cornwall, Ronald, sailed from Ardrossan, 16th December last, for St. John, and has not since been heard of.

Donegal, May 27.-Sailed, the Blanch, Green, for St. John, from Killybegs, and put back, being the fourth time.

Spoken, 21st May, lat. 45 18 N. long. 26 22 W. Brig Mameluke, of Sunderland, for St. John.

Saturday, June 26, 1847 (New Brunswick Courier)

Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Consigned/Comments
June 19 Brigantine P.I. Nevius Field 15 days Alexandria   to S. Hersey, wheat
June 19 Schooner byron Eldridge 20 days St. Kitts   to Charles McLauchlan, molasses
June 19 John Thomas Murphy 8 days Halifax   to Hanford & Sweet, assorted cargo
June 20 Brig Ruby Eilenwood 42 days Sligo passengers to Chas. McLauchlan
June 20 Schr St. Lawrence Vigneau 9 days Montreal via Halifax   to Hanford & Sweet, flour
June 21 Brig Ella Small 51 days Cork passengers to John Mackay
June 21 Schooner Resolution Claridge   Eastport   to master
June 22 Brig Eliza Cheasty 4 days Waterford, via Halifax passengers to R. Rankin & Co
June 22 Mameluke Stewart 40 days Paimbœuf   to John Robertson
Spoke, 10th inst. on the Banks of Newfoundland, barque Susan, Cronk, of and from St. John, for Cork.
June 22 Schooner Dolphin Holder 8 days Alexandria   to master, wheat, corn, and flour
June 23 Ship commodore Prichard 26 days Liverpool   to Eaton & Ray, coals, &c.
June 5, lat. 52 5 N. long. 31 5 W. spoke barque Lisbon, of St. John, 17 days from Liverpool, for New York, with passengers-a ship in sight at the time, which Capt. Fisher of the Lisbon, reported to be the John Clarke, Capt. Disbrow, from Londonderry, for St. John, with passengers; June 10th, lat. 49 26 N. long. 39 46 W. exchanged signals with the ship Goliah, 18 days from Liverpool, with passengers, bound to Quebec.
June 23 Margaret Rodgers 40 days Liverpool   to Jas. Barber & Co., salt
On the 28th May, lat. 49 49, long. 21, spoke schr. Bloomfield, with passengers, from Galway, for St. John, out 14 days-had lost fore topmast.
June 24 Brig Perseverance Callaghan 40 days Cork passengers to order
June 24 Argo Hughes 7 days Baltimore (US)   to John Wishart
June 24 Garland ____ 27 days Cork passengers to order
June 24 Rose _____ 27 days Cork passengers to order
June 24 Brigantine Candis Feran 5 days Boston   to W. Parks & Son, assorted cargo
June 25 Ship Themis Leighton 26 days Liverpool   to Chas. Brown, merchandise
June 25 Brig Jay Byers 40 days L'Orient, (France)   to S. Wiggins & Son
Spoke, in lat. 43, long. 47, barque Una, from New Orleans, for Liverpool; in lat. 47, long. 42, spoke ship Jane Hammond, from St. John for Liverpool-out 10 days.
June 25 Coquet Robson 45 days Newcastle   to John Mackay, coals, &c.
June 25 Brigantine Helen Anna Leonard   Galway passengers to S. Wiggins & Son
June 25 Schr Jessie Smith 13 days Halifax   to master, sugar
June 25 Steamer Admiral Rodgers 23½ hours Boston passengers to James Whitney
June 25 Maid of Erin Leavitt   Portland passengers to Thomas Parks, merchandise
June 26 Schooner Æneas _______ 28 days Cork 62 passengers to John Mackay
  Passengers in the ship Themis, from Liverpool--Rev. Mr. Gilchrist, Miss Cheyne, Mr. Pratt, and Mr. Melden and two chidlren.

Passengers in the Ship Caledonia, sailed this morning for Liverpool-The Hon. William Black, President of the legislative Council of this Province, and the two Misses Black.

The Mail for England, to meet the sailing of the Steamer Cambria from Halifax on the 3d of July, will be closed at the General Post Office in this city on Wednesday next, 30th inst., at three o'clock in the afternoon.

The French Steamer.--
The sailing of the first packet of the French line to New York, was postponed till the 10th instant, according to information brought by passengers in the Cambria. The agent in New York attributes the delay to want of action on the part of the French government.

Boston and Portland.--
The steamer Portland, under command of Capt. Seymour, her late Clerk, a good pilot, and an excellent man, is to take her place on the sea route between Boston and Portland on the 26th inst., and will make three trips a week. She is to be put in complete order for the service.

Quebec Quarantine Report.--
The return for the week ending the 13th inst. is as follows:-Admissions into hospital, 1044; sick emigrants afloat, 564; captains, mates and seamen, 32-Total, 1640. Deaths in hospital, 156; on board ship, 93-Total, 249.

Five Priests who had proceeded to Grosse Isle to attend to the suffering emigrants, returned to Quebec, having been attacked by the fever. Two others subsequently proceeded to the station.

The Semi-Annual Visitation and Examination of the GRAMMAR SCHOOL of the City of Saint John, will be held on TUESDAY, the 29th instant, at 10, A.M.
J.H. Gray,
June 26.

It is stated in the Bermuda Herald that the West India Mail Steamers are in future to come to that Island direct from England, and that Government has therefore given notice that the services of the Mail-Boats between Halifax and Bermuda, will not be any longer required.

New Vessels.-
The Sultana, a fine and beautiful ship of 1128 tons measurement, was launched on the 12th inst. for the Building Yard of John Jardine, Esq. at Richibucto. Her length on deck is 159 feet-breadth, 33½, and depth 24 feet.

A fine Barque of 341 tons, named the Surinan, was launched from the building Yard of the Hon. Joseph Cunard at Kouchibouguac on the 11th inst.

Arrived at Halifax, 18th inst. barque Invermore, Stickney, Liverpool, via Londonderry.-At New-York, 20th, ship Sparian, Haws, Liverpool, and barque Infanta, Moyes, Parrsboro'.

Brig Emerald, Margeson, from Boston, for Parrsboro, (N.S.) Went ashore on Duck Island, near Mount Desert, in a thick fog, on the morning of the 11th inst. and became a total wreck-crew and passengers saved, also the sails and rigging, and about 30 brls. of flour in a damaged state.

The British Schr. Columbian Packet, from Baltimore for Glasgow, was capsized in a squall off Cape Henry, on the 14th inst., and sunk in 7 fathoms. The carpenter, cook, and two seamen, who were in the forecastle, were drowned. The remainder of the crew, with Capt. Marshall, (Who was taken from the mast-head in a state of nudity) were saved.

Another Wreck.--
The ship Boadices, of London, Captain Walden, four days from Boston, went ashore in a fog, at Abbots Harbour, (Pubnico,) on Monday night. There is no hope, we understand, that she will be got off.-Yarmouth Herald.

It has been before stated that the British ship Leander, from Liverpool, for Savannah, was abandoned at sea in a sinking condition, April 19th, lat. 27, long. 71 30, and that Capt. Phelan with his family and part of his crew arrived at Nassau on the 24th. They reached that place in the long boat with much difficulty. The jolly boat with four men and a boy was lost sight of on the 24th, but Capt. P. thinks the people were saved, as the boat made very good weather. At 10 A.M. the same day, the pinnace, with the first officer and ten men, suddenly disappeared when about a mile and a half distant, and although the long boat beat to windward an hour and forty minutes, no signs of her could be found, except some lamp oil, which was known to be in the boat, on the surface of the sea.

...A government train for Santa Fe, under Capt. Thorp, had been attacked near Cottonwood Fort, by the Camanche Indians, and Capt. Thorp and twelve or fifteen men had been killed. The Indians got possession of a large number of cattle, mules, and other articles.

Among the arrivals at the St. John Hotel, during the week, are the following:-His Excellency Sir William Macbean George Colebrooke and family, Miss Shore, A. Reade, Esq. and Lieutenant Colonel Hayne, from Fredericton; the Right Honorable R. Pakenham, Her Britannic Majesty's Minister, and J.R. Kennedy and H. Berkeley, Esquires, from Washington; Lieut. Colonel Simpson, from Montreal; Honorable Alexander Keith, and A.G. Blair, Esquire, from Halifax; Samuel b. Walcott, Esquire, Mrs. H. Derby, Miss Rogers, and Miss Walcott, from Boston; Mr. Forster, 77th Regt.; the Hon. G. Elliot, Rifle Brigade; Mr. Sutton, 70th Highland Lt. Infantry; Leonard March, Esq. Bangor.

His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and family returned to Fredericton to-day, in the steamer St. John.

We understand that during the week His Worship the Mayor imposed fines upon four persons for selling unwholesome meat in the City, one for keeping a disorderly house, one for driving a cart on a side-walk, and another for driving without license. We are glad to learn that such infringements of the law are not overlooked.

We understand that Dr. Collins, one of the Physicians on Partridge Island, is ill of fever.

Capt. Hall, of the ship Pallas, who had been landed on partridge Island from that vessel, we are sorry to say, died there, last evening, of typhus fever.

Ship Launch.--
A very superior and splendid coppered ship of 650 tons, called the Loch Ste[o]y, was launched this morning from the Building yard of Messrs. F. & J. Ruddick. She is owned by William Carvill, Esq., and is equal, in point of model, materials and workmanship, to any vessel ever built at this port. She is to be commanded by Capt. P. Burns.

Sudden Death.--
Mr. William Seeley, a Branch Pilot of this Port, came to an awfully sudden death on Sunday last. It appears that he was to the act of descending the steps on Partridge Island, at the entrance of this Harbour, for the purpose of getting into his boat, in company with another pilot, who preceeded him, but, in doing so, he fell from the steps, and, striking upon his head on the rocks below, was instantly killed. Mr. Seeley was 34 years of age, and has left a wife and three small children, who, by this melancholy dispensation, have, in a moment, been deprived of their dearest earthly friend.

We learn from the Gleaner of Tuesday last, that the deaths at Middle Island (the Quarantine Station,) were twenty-seven, seventeen since the 15th instant. There were at the station 290 passengers from the Looshtank. Three of the seamen belonging to this vessel had died, and the second mate still continuing very ill. There were about 350 persons on the Island, of whom 25 to 30 were orphans. From the insufficiency of the buildings and canvas booths, many of those who were convalescing had caught cold from the wet, and were again reduced to a feeble state.

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