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day rigged jury masts and steered for Newport, where she will repair. Her hull is not damaged.

The Providence Gazelle says, a strong wind from the south-east, accompanied with rain, set in on Tuesday, towards night, which soon increased to a gale. The tide began to fall early in the evening, and was going out when the wind was at its height. There was hence no serious damage done at the wharves, nor in our river. Sundry scuttles were blown off, and trees, chimneys, and sign-boards prostrated. We have as yet heard of nothing more serious. The Sionington cars, with the New York mail, are not in at the present writing, (9 o'clock, A. M.,) and we think it quite likely that the gale in the Sound must have been such that the boat could not fight against it, but was obliged to put into port.

Nearly all the sheds belonging to the Worcester Railroad Corporation at Graston, were blown down. Messrs. Mowton & Co. of the Worcester Express, say that a part of the Parapet of the Worcester house was torn away, scuttles were listed from their places and carried in all directions, and trees were uprooted. The factory of Mr. Wm. B. Wood, in South Boston; a long wooden building, was broken in two by the force of the wind, partly removed from its foundation, and the cupola dashed into the building. The towns on the route of the Boston and Maine railroad, also experienced a heavy damage. In North Malden a large unfinished three story wooden dwelling bouse, owned by Bassett and Jolins, with a number of smaller buildings, were completely prostrated. In Wilmington a house owned by the Rev. Mr. Durgin was detatched from its foundation and dashed to pieces.

Schooner President Harrison, of and from Orleans went ashore on the beach at Marshfield, in the gale eve of 13th inst., at 104 o'clock; crew safe.

A STORM.-A violent rain storm set in last evening, with the wind blowing a gale from the S. E. Shades were torn in tatters, and signs dislodged in all directions.-From the Boston Post, Wednesday.

Brig Mary Ellen, from St. Domingo, 13th, lat.35, in a heavy gale from N.E., stove bulwarks, galley, boat, and lost one man overboard. Capt. S. informs us that there were two severe shocks of an earthquake felt at the City of St. Domingo, about 16th Sept., which, however, done no damage.

Schr. Thomas & Nancy, from Wilmington, N. C., 13th, off Chincoteague, in a gale from S.E., was knocked down on her beams ends, cut away the mainmast, when she righted, carrying away every thing moveable off the deck.

Brig John Hill, from Havana, experienced the late gale off Long Island, and lost 6 hhds, molasses off deck. Capt. P. reports the gale as severe as any he ever encountered-wind S.E. to S.S.E. Capt. Silby, of the Napoleon, at Havana from Bostos, reports falling in with several wrecks on the passage, attempted to take the crew from the wreck of a ship, but night coining on, lost sight of her; saw likewise a great number of floating articles, pieces of vessels,

Tne brig Joseph Atkins was lost on Cape Hatteras Beach on the morning of Oct. 13. It blew a perfect hurricane from S.E. We had a very narrow escape with our lives; and had it not been for the captain and crew of the scar. Brandywine, we should all have been lost; by their exertions we were saved from a watery grave. We succeeded in getting a line ashore, and then they hauled us ashore, at which time the sea broke as high as our mast heads. Great credit is due to the above persons for their ex. ertions to save our lives. On the morning of the 14th, a large brig was seen about 5 miles from the beach, with the stump or her foremast standing and mainmast gone over ihe deck, with a signal of distress flying, but no one could get to their assistance owing to the heavy sea ; on the morning of the 15th, she was either out of sight or supk, or had been relieved by some one.

The gale of Tuesday.-The sloop Glide, of Weymouth, loaded with granite, capsized and sunk during the afternoon, on the flats opposite India wharf.

The new packet ship New World, which left this port on Monday for New York, was undoubtedly out in the gale, and some anxiety is expressed for her safely, as she was very light, and was ballasted with loose gravel, which, if not properly secured, is liable to be shisted. The ship was seen at 6 o'clock yesterday morning, off Chaiham, wind southeast,

standing in for the land. Capt. Skiddy is an experienced mariner, and was probably well prepared to meet the gale, and we have no doubt weathered it in safety. We understand that she had a crew of twenty men on board. The pilots say that she sails remarkably fast.

The communication between this city and New York, by the magnetic telegraph, is of course destroyed.

In South Boston, the walls of a new brick house, on Broadway, being built for the Rev. Mr. Fitzsimmons, Catholic priest

, were partially demolished. In East Boston, the sawing and planeing establishment of H. H. Herrick & Co., on the first section, was blown down. A one and a halt story new house, on the sixth section (Eagle Island) was also blown down.

Mr. Ross of Providence Express, informs us that in that city, the gale was severe in the extreme. The ferry boat of the Stonington line, was two hours in crossing, and had her wheel houses blown away. -20 feet of Schenk's new factoy at Cantun, (Mass.) was blown down; a new barn belonging to Mr. Billings at Mansfield, also the new brick depot house at Stoninglon. In Randolph, we learn from Mr. Hayden, that a large new barn was blown from its foundation some ten feet-and the ruins of sheds, uprooted trees, &c., scattered in all directions.

At Salem, we learn that a sloop broke a drift, and drve into a store on one of the wharves.

The gale of 13th commenced at St. John, N.B., at night, and continued until next morning, but no damage is as yet known.

RETURNED.-Ship St. Patrick sailed hence for Liverpool, Oct. 5th, returned on Saturday, leaking badly and her cargo shifted. The St. Patrick sprung a leak in her upper works during the gale of the 13th, long. 57; her pump became choked and the water accumulated rapidly, but she was cleared afterwards and returned free.

Brig Marion on Oct. 131h, lat. 34, 80. long. 76, 15, experienced a tremendous gale of wind from S.É. tó S. during which was hove on her beam ends, and was compelled to cut away both masts to right the vessel ; carried away bulwarks, stove galley, lost all the sails and rigging, stove in the cabin on deck, and sustained other damage.

Schr. N. H. Hall, encountered the gale of 13th, off Hatteras, was compelled to cut away the mast, &c. to prevent from going on shore.

Schr. S. B. Ashnead encountered the gale of 13:h, between Cape Fear and Lookout, and had foresail, &c., carried away.

Schr. Exact, encountered the gale on 13th, off Smith's Island, lost jib, split foresail, carried away foretopmast and jibboom.

Wednesday, October 14. Brig David Duffel, from Wilmington, N. C. on the 14th, lat. 36, 20, long. 64, spoke brig Cocheco, for Havana, had lost bowsplit, foretopsa il, and foretop-gallantsail, and received other damage ou 13th, off Hatteras, in the gale from S.E. stove bulwarks and lost part of her deck load.

Ship Norfolk, from New Orleans from Bremen, reports night of 14th, lat. 41, long. 56, experienced a violent hurricane from N.E. was knocked down and laid for 8 hours with the lee sail under water; sprung a leak, lost lorcsail, fore-topmast, staysail and main spencer; the leak increased for two days, threw over 114 hhds. tobacco and 100 pigs of lead, and bore up for Boston.

Ship Delhi, from Manilla, on the 14th, South Shoal N. E. 26 miles, experienced a severe gale from S.S.E. and was obliged to stand off to the S.W. under a hard press of sail during the first part of the gale, to clear the Shoal; for several hours it blew a perfect hurricane with a heavy sea running, when it fell instantly calm, and for 12 hours the sea continued to run as high as ever, with no wind, the ship rolling and laboring very heavily. Brig Susan Jane off Nantucket

, S. shoal in the gale of 13th and 14th, shipped a heavy sea, carried away head rail, &c.

Brig Jane Potter, from Cardenas, on Oct. 14th, had a tremendous hurricane from S.E. 10 S.S.E, off Hatteras, lost deck load of molasses and fruit, stove boats, split sails, and done other damage.

Schr. Joseph B. Chadwick, encountered the gale

on 14th, in lat. 46, and lost bulwarks, stancheons, boat, galley, anchor, topmast, sails, &c.

Br. Brig Fellowship, Irom Windsor, N. S. Oet. 14, lat. 40, long. 72, 30, alter the gale of the day previous, in a tremendous heavy sea, rolled away the maintopmast and foretop-gallant mast, split sails and stove bulwarks during the gale.

Thursday, October 15. Brig Croton, from Glasgow, Sept. 25, and Greenock, 271h. 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 l'eet 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 yari, maintopsail and foretopmast, staysail, mainsa il, stove bulwarks, lost part of arch brace off stern, lost one boat, spare spars, in a violent gale from N.N.W. 15th Oct.losi 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 Benily, 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., al Rum Key, a burricane; 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 at 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. 20th.-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. 2811.-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. During the gale of the 17th inst. the wreck of the British brig Sulley, wrecked in the Vineyard Sound broke up and drove to sea.

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 On. tario on Sunday, the 18th, two 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 have ing been overwhelmed and suffering from a "terrible dust” for weeks. The weather also turned chilly cool, and fires and overcoats have been brought into general requisition. A sharp and cutting frosi 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 vegetation generally being maiured 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 20ih.

Sunday, October 18. Earthquake at Boo oro, Md., at 9 P. M. Sce Anle, page 630.

Tuesday, October 20. The Missionary Herald, for April contains sundry extracts of leiters from Rev. Mr. Winslow, at

spars, &c.

Madras, (India) of which the following is an ex- ing of the unprecedented dry weather and clouds of tract:

dust from which they are suffering.-N. 0. Pic. Since I wrote last, we have had a severe storm at Oct. 28th, Madras, which has occasioned much destruction, principally owing to the very large quantity of rain

Thursday, October 29. that fell in a few hours. The wind too was high :

Columbian brig Disengans, from Agastura, on though it was rather a strong gale than a hurricane. Oct.29, experienced a severe gale from N.W. while There fell seventeen and a half inches of rain in a lying too; sprung a leak; sprung the foreyard ;few hours, on the night of October 20; and in tour both pumps were kept going continually. days twenty-eight inches. Our tanks were filled, and Ship Liverpool, Oct. 29, lat. 44.50, lon. 40.38, saw some of the largest burst their embankments. The the wreck of bark Sea Nymph, of Si. John, N. B., river, near our house, at Chintadrepattah, over

mainmast gone about six feet above the deck, head flowed all its banks, and the town was in a measure of foremast gone. Mizzen mast and bowsprit standinupdated. Many of the streets resembled canals, in ing; the water was washing across her deck; blow. some of which the water was more than two feet ing fresh at the time; did not board her as there was deep. A part of the wall around the compound of

a large sea. our house, with a part of that which surrounded the Earthquake at Deerfield, and other towns in New premises for the school and church, fell; and there Hampshire, at 9 P. M. See Antè, page 661. was some damage to the buildings. In all perhaps

Friday, October 30. our loss was three hundred rupees. The loss of the poor people is very great; for it is generally the very

Ship Howard, from Hamburg; Oct. 30th, lat. 44, poor whose frail mud huis could not withstand the

lon. 56.11, experienced a severe gale from S.S.E. 10

S.W.-stove bulwarks. storm, who have suffered the most. (Mr. Winslow says that the police returns show

RETURNED.-Ship Shakespeare sailed hence for that fourteen persons were drowned, and thirty were

Antwerp 28th Oct." Capt. P. informs us that on the killed; while about twenty-six hundred houses, and

30th, lat. 39.50, lon. 68, experienced a severe gale four thousand two hundred huts, were washed a way.

from N.E.; the sea made a continual breach over More than fifty thousand persons were probable left

the ship; she appeared to be setiling; supposed her without a home. A relief fund had been created,

sinking; tried the pumps, and found them choked the subscriptions to which amounted, at the date of

with grain ; was heavy laden; the water was from this letter, to some six thousand dollais.

2 to 3 Teet on deck continually, which prevented from

getting the pumps out. At 9 P. M. bore a way for a Thursday, October 22.

port in the sound. We threw overboard about a The Glen Helen, from Liverpool, for New Or

Thousand bushels of rye, boxes of sugar, laru, hides, leans, was dismasted 80 miles W. of Lundy, and &c., in all about 80 tons. drified ashore at Bideford, Oct. 22, where she had Ship Angelique, from Amsterdam, on the 30th become a total wreck.

in a gale of wind, on George's Bauk, lost maintopBr. brig Elizabeth, from Pictou, Oct. 22nd, lat. 40, gallant mast, and received some other damage. 12, long. 69, in a heavy sea, rolled away the foretop

Earthquake at Deerfield, and other towns in New mast and jibboom.

Hampshire, in the night. See Ante, page 661.
Friday, October 23.

Saturday, October 31.
A letter dated Metis, Oct. 25, states that during a Schr. Amanda, in a heavy gale, on Oct. 31st, lost
snow storm on the 23d, the schr. Manilla, from Hal- deck load lumber, carried away chain plates, started
ifax, with fish and sugar, was cast ashore at that bowsprit, &c.
place, her keel off, bottom slove-part of cargo landed In a letter dated Rio Grande, 10th November we
al Pointe au Snelle. _ Also, the brig Ocean, con- read the following:-
signed to W. Price, Esq., a total wreck, 11 of the "We have had ihe most awful weather for a month
crew drowned—2 saved-9 of the bodies found and past; the 31st ultimo we had a storm, accompanied
buried at Anse des Monis,

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 contain the particulars of the inundations by which Alegre, of fifiy odd vessels of all sizes, five only esseveral of the French provinces have been fearfully caped uninjured. all the rest were either driven devastated. The communications between Paris, ashore or wrecked, and many houses were deLyons, Avignon, Marseilles, and all the southeast- stroyed." ern regions of France, is completely cut off by the There was a severe shock of an earthquake in inundations.

October, at Algiers in Africa. Day of tne month
Earthquake at Talahassee, Florida, at about mid- not ascertained.

There was a lightning storm to the east of Abac-
Tuesday, October 27.

co on the 11th and 12th of October, during the exis

tence of the Key West hurricane. Change of Wealher-Snow.-After a few days of We record the death of three persons during the cool, yei mild weather, the wind on Tuesday, Oct. month of October, by lightning. 27, veered round to the southward and brought up 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. cold. T'hose who were out early tell us that there The A. sailed from N.Y. on the 29th of October, and was a considerable amount of snow drifted along out three days after encountered a severe gale, and has of the flying clouds. The change has beea sudden. heavy weather ever since-has lost sails, and sustain-Baltimore Sun.

ed considerable damage in her hull, and has put into SNOW at Boston. We have had a drizzling snow Norfolk, 11th, with four feet list a port. yesterday, and some slight showers last eveningbut not enough to prove of much benefit to manufac.

Extract from a communication under date the 10th turers, fariners and house-keeper3. This morning

November, 1846, received at the Department of State, the ground was covered with snow, which, however,

from J. T. Pickett, Esq., Consul of the United States soon disappeared after sunrise.-- Boston Journal.

at Turks Island: Frost.-CHERAW, Oct. 27. -We had an abundance

The brig Colombo, of Boston, was wrecked at the of white frost during the past week. The ground

western end of the Great Caico, on the morning of and housetops were covered with it several morn

the 1st Nov., while on her voyage from St. Mary's, ings.

Georgia, to St. Jago de Cuba, with a cargo of lumber,

&c. Wednesday, October 28.

Monday, November 2. MACHIAS Port, Oct. 28th.—Put in below for a har. Suip Harkawal.—The ship Harkaway sailed from bor, 2 brigs and 7 schooners, bound West; wind Hampton Roads on the 27th of October, bonnd to blowing a severe gale from N.E. with rain and Liverpool, returned to the roads on the 11th of Nov.

instant, in distress. The Beacon gives us the followSchr. Citizen, at Portland from Bangor, lost part ing particulars—"The H. sailed from Hampton Roads of deckload in the gale of the 28th.

Oct. 27, bound to Liverpool, and for five days after Br. ship Acadia, frum Halifax, on the 28th, at 2, leaving the capes, experienced heavy easterly gales, P. M., in a squall from N.W., lost all three topmasts, which seriousiy injured her rudder and caused her split sails, &c.

from the heavy cargo she had on board to leak badly. THE DROUGHT.-Our country friends are complain- The 20 November, at 10 P. M., it still blowing heavy,

and the ship making a quantity of water, bore away for Norfolk, and on the 5th, at 10 P. M., lat. 37 10N., long. 74W., hove too under a close reefed maintopsail and mizzen staysail, it blowing a perfect hurricane from the N.E.; at 6 A. M., sounded in 40 fathoms water, the ship drifted very fast to the S.W., the gale still very violent, with a tremendous sea running, and very thick rainy weather. At noon 6th, the gale still very violent, with a most awful sea, the weather clear. ed a little, when to our regret at about six miles discovered under our lee, the land about 15 or 18 miles to the southwest of Currituck Inlet, and as we all supposed no possibility of escaping from a watery grave, but as a last resort, we let go both of our anchors, and astonishing to say, brought the ship up in eight fathoms water, about two and a half miles from the beach, the sea making a breach over her, but she rode the gale out in safety ; we were, however, to remain at anchor until Monday morning, 9th inst., owing to the wind being from N.W., got underway and stood off shore; we were, however, unfortunate in losing our small bower anchor and 60 fathoms of chain cable, and when the ship brought up, she was not more than 300 yards from the breakers during the whole of Saturday and Sunday, 7th and 8th of November.

ABUNDANCE OF RAIN. We had two or three drenching showers of rain on Sunday ; but yesterday might be taken for a wet day without mistake; the rain at intervals poured down with a perfect rush ; five minutes exposure to it was enough to purify the filthiest loafer in whiskeydom. There was too much of it for the ducks, and umbrellas at times were an “obsolete idea." These excessively rainy days were the 1st and 2d of November. The temperature was that of the mildest weather in April-wind S.E., and the air in-doors, oppressive, though fires were necessary to correct the dampness. It is the “ Indian Summer."-Norfolk Herald.

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2.- The Storm which commenced here on Saturday, still continues, without any prospect of abaten'ent, the wind being from the northeast. A great quantity of rain has fallen, and it is probable that onr rivers have experienced a heavy freshet. The wind has been quite high and the cel. lars in the lower parts of our city are inundated.

Tuesday, November 3. PAILADELPHIA, Nov. 3.-The rain storm has continued without interruption and put a stop to all outdoor business.

Brig Pennsylvania, from Matanzas at Philadelphia, on Nov. 3d, 4th, 5th and 6th, from lat. 29 46, long. 79 35, to lat. 31 30, long. 79, experienced a succession of violent gales, accompanied with a heavy sea-carried away foresail, split foretopsail, &c.; 14th, lat. 38 37, long. 74, Cape Henlopen bearing N.W., distant 10 miles, shipped a heavy sea, which stove in the starboard waist, broke 14 stancheons, carried away the long-boat's gripes, started seams, causing the vessel to leak badly, and were driven as far south as lat. 34, a distance of 220 miles.

THE LATE FRESHET.-As was feared the injury to property along the water courses by the recent heavy rains was very great. The Cumberland Civilian of Tuesday says that the rise of the waters in that neighborhood has rarely been equalled. It adds :

Wills' Creek rose to perhaps within a foot of being as high as the last freshet; and when at its highest, the Potomac commenced to rise, and continued rising until evening, by which time a great portion of the lower section of the town was under water.

We are informed by one of our oldest citizens, that the Potomac river never attained the same height within his recollection. The back water from the river came into the street at the Wills' Creek bridge, and extended to the public square, partially undermining Black's Exchange Hotel, and causing much damage to the house, filling all the cellars, and ran down Mechanic

The back water from below extended up Mechanic street as far as the Virginia Hotel.

Immense loss must ensue to many of our citizens, the amount of which, as yet we have no means of ascertaining. And not only will it be injurious to our town, but farmers adjacent to the river have doubtless suffered greatly, as shocks of corn in great quantities, were seen floating down the stream. We also learn that much damage has again been done the Maryland Mining Company's Railroad, above the Narrows.



In consequence of the confusion and excitement around us, and our hands being engaged in saving the property of the neighbors, we are unable to put our paper to press at the usual time.

We regret to learn ihat Mr. Peter Smith lost all, or a great part of his crop of corn, from the island below town, by the rise of the waters of the Potomac. The Frederick Examiner of Wednesday says:

On Monday Carroll's Creek rose rapidly, flooding the gardens and lots in its vicinity, and doing much damage, we are informed, by some of the tanneries along its course. The span of the bridge in Patrick street not being sufficient to pass the body of water, it ran around the bridge passing through houses and across the street. It has not been so high for twenty-five years. The Monocacy river is said to be extremely high, more so than for twenty years past, and doing extensive damage.--Baltimore American.

The Charlestown (Va.) Free Press of yesterday morning says:

The Potomac and Shenandoah rivers were rising rapidly on Tuesday afternon, and a gentleman who has lived all his life near the Potomac, states it was within two feet of the highest water mark when he left, and was then rapidly rising, at the rate of a foot an hour.

P. S. The waters of the Shenandoah and Potomac are doing a great deal of injury at Harper's Ferry. Families have been driven from their homes, which were almost completely inundated.

The water is knee deep in a portion of Shenandoah street and some five or six feet in the kitchen of Capt. Abell, of the U. S. Hotel.

We left Harper's Ferry at nine o'clock on Tuesday night; the water was within a foot of the railroad bridge, and still slowly rising-about two inches an hour. Great fears are entertained for its safety.

The Williamsport (Md.) Times of Wednesday says:

The flood brought down the Potomac up-rooted trees, huge logs, fencing, hay stacks, corn shocks, straw, &c. &c. The Conococheague bridge has been uncapped and somewhat damaged. The bottoms all along the course of the Potomac, which were sown in wheat have been ruined. It has yet been impossible to report the damage done the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, as the waters at the time of writing this article, (Tuesday evening,) maintain a considerable height, though fears are entertained that its has been vastly injured.

The Alexandria Gazette of yesterday, speaking of the freshets says:

Among other disasters, we learn that the mill of Messrs. J. J. Wheat & Brothers, a few miles from town, has been considerably injured, the dam washed away, &c.

We are also informed that a portion of the long bridge, some thirty or forty feet long, bas been washed away and the draw settled down.Georgetown.- the water is said to have overflowed the town as high up as Water street. We are happy to state that no damage has been sustained in our own town, nor do we hear of any to the canal.

The train of cars from Cumberland, with the western mail, due here on Wednesday evening, at six o'clock, did not arrive, owing to the damages on the road, till one o'clock yesterday morning. Tho da. mages, we learn, are but trifling, and will be repaired in a day or two. In the mean time, the travel and transportation will go on as usual.

We are glad to learn that the railroad bridge at Harper's Ferry has not received any damage by the recent rain-tlood in the Potomac.

The Alexandria Gazette of yesterday says:

“ The tide has been high here, overrunning the wharves and coming up to the doors of the warehouses. We heard, however, of no damage from the tide, up to the time our papers were put to press last night. It is feared that this storm has been felt along the coast."

The heavy rains of Sunday and Monday there is reason to apprehend, have been productive of injury along the water courses. It is said that several of the mill dams on Gwinn's Falls were carried away, and other damage sustained by the sudden rise in the stream.-Baltimore American.

Wednesday, November 4. Rain.-By the guage kept at the Pennsylvania Hospital, it is ascertained that the amount of rain which fell during the five days, from the 31st ult., to the 4th instant, inclusive, was 3, 61-100 inches. By

the same gnage, the amount that fell during the ten weeks previous, commenciog on the 17th August and ending on the 31st of October, was 3, 46-100 inchesshowing that more rain fell from Saturday to Wednesday last, five days, than in two months and a half preceding. The months of September and October were remarkably dry.

Schr. Clipper, of Thomaston, from Baltimore, bound to Key West, on the night of Wednesday, Nov. 4, was driven ashore in a heavy gale, at the mouth of Magotty River, and sunk in nine feet water. All hands took shelter in the rigging and were rescued from their perilous situation on Thursday morning, after being seven hours exposed to the severity of the gale, and taken on board the schr. Curiosity, after stripping the wreck of sails, rigging, anchors, &c., and bore away for Baltimore, and arrived safe this morning.

Schr. Jos. Turner, of Providence, encountered from the 4th to the 7th Nov., very severe weather ; was blown off Hog Island to 100 miles to S.S.E. of Cape Henry ; had bulwarks stove and split foresail.

United States revenue steamer Legare, November 4th, lost tiller, and was obliged to steer by rudder chains ; :5th, heavy gales from N.W., carried away main yards; gale increasing and a heavy cross sea running, hove to.

Brig Baltic, from Point Petre, Guad.-experienced a gale on the 4th of November, lost main yard and boom, foretopsails and foresail foretopmast staysail, carried away main chains.

Schooner Pampero, at New Bedford, from Wilmington, N. C., reported a heavy gale from S.S.E., 4th of November, south of Cape Henry; laid to 40 hours; split foresail, but received no other damage.

BALTIMORE, Nov. 5-The storm cleared away at sundown last evening, and we had a superb night. The pleasant weather continued until noon today, when it again clouded over, and now looks like a continuation of the storm.

Boston, Nov. 4.-8 P.M.-Night clear and cold.

Schooner Hudson, from Port Palatta, via Turks Island, bound to New York. Left Turks Island on the 27th October, in lying to in a gale from the N.E. on the 4th of November, in lat. 30 40, long. 75 28, sprung a leak. Found, on the morning of the 5th, 24 feet of water in the hold, and pumps choaked with salt. Kept pumps constantly going. On the 9th, experienced another gale from N.N.E. to N.N.W. Threw overboard 1000 bushels of salt. in order to keep the vessel afloat. Suffered considerable damage to hull, sails and rigging: Requires one pump to keep her free while at whart.

The schooner Melvina crossed our main bar in company with brig Bell and schooner Pampero, on the morning of the 29th of October, for the first 3 days out experienced light easterly weather; from that time up to the 4th of November, experienced fresh gales from S.S.E. to S.E. On the evening of the 4th ihe wind changed to N.N.E., increasing all the time, with a tremendous sea running. At 4 A.M. on the morning of the 6th, in lat. 3225, carried away weather forerigging. Captain N. then wore ship and rose new lanyards to his forerigging. The gale continued to increase, and on the morning of the 7th, Cape Hatteras, bearing W.N.W. 10 miles, the foremast went by the board, about 4 feet from the deck, carrying with it the mainmast about 20 feet from deck. Captain N. by sounding the pumps found her making water rapidly, whereupon he ordered the deck load to be thrown overboard. The pumps were then manned and kept constantly working, until she was abandoned, the water gaining all the time, and when Captain N. and his crew were taken off the wreck by the schooner H. Westcott, which was at 8 o'clock on the morning of the 8th, there was 34 feet of water in the M.'s hold.

Rain. It has been raining here since Friday evening. Yet we learn verbally that on Tuesday evening, when the rain had been falling here, more or less, for four days, and a part of the time copiously, there had been no rain at Norwich, Providence or Boston.Jour. Com , Nov. 5.

Thursday, November 5. Brig George W. Gifford, Rio Hache, for Boston. On the 5th and 6th November experienced a heavy gale from E.N.E., lost deckload of logwood, and stera boat.

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 struck, the deck parted from the hull, and in a few

minutes she was washed in a thousand pieces. The crew were 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 ou 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, flying 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 wreckmas ter 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 gaio 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 balwarks, broke staunchions, split plank shear, carried away main yard, split and lost sails, &c.

INUNDATION AT NORFOLK, VA., &c.—There has, 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. sels on the coast. The gentleman from whom this information is ob

British brig Flora, from Turks Island, for Boston, tained lest Norfolk in the steamer Jewess, ou Wednes

was dismasted on November 7th, in lat. 34 45, long.

72 11, and sunk about 5 hours after the crew were day last, but the sea proved so rough and boisterous,

taken off on the 15th. that it was deemed prudent to put back for safety. 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. I 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 Charleston and Centreville, was compelled to put

Sunday, November 8,

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. Noo.7.

C., November 9th, lat. 37 50, lovg. 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 but 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,


&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 sea most furiously, and the swell of water in the bay and harbor is

days the wind has been blowing briskly, and part of said to have been very great. The papers, however,

the time heavily, from the Northward and Eastward. are silent on the subject, and from this we infer that

On Wednesday afternoon it commenced raining, the damage sustained in the lower part of the city, by

lightly but steadily-now and then falling in heavy the rise of the waters, could not have been so great as

showers—up to the time we are writing, Friday there was reason to fear from reports received in this

evening--a period of 48 hours. The earth is com

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. The Cumberland Alleganian, of Saturday, says :

above ground. The tide rose very high, but not We have been requested to say that the Maryland

enough to do any damage that we heard of.- Norfolk

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 expethe 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 reeted 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 the 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 pick. her; 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 Barnegal 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 earlier notice of it-help was sent to them, which,

Schooner Comet, of and from Baltimore, for Haliupon reaching the vessel, immediately took the Cap

fax, in distress, having, on the night of the 12th Nov.,

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 mainsail, &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 struined vessel, causing her to leak badly. On the night of the 15th, at 8.1 P. M., it being dark and ruiny, 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 Hying 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 Bash, of New Castle, Me., 23 days from Philadelphia, bound to Somerset, with coal, in a sinking condition, and all hands exhausted from pumpe ing incessantly for 20 days, both pumps not being ablo to keep her free, and their hands full of boils from being so much wetted and fatigued. Captain saying they could not stand it 24 hours longer, sent my boat and took off the captain and crew, the sea being so very high and blowing violently that I dare not send the boat the second time to the wreck to get their baggage, got them all on board with no clothing only what they stand in. The captain said, that about a week previous he shipped a very heavy sea that stove all his boats to pieces, and washed nearly all his water overboard, so that for several days they had no water except salt and fresh, mixed together.

Sunday, November 15. Bremen ship Emigrant, on Nov. 15th, in a heavy gale from N.E., sprung a leak, the pumps being choked with grain, deemed it prudent to return.

Brig Metamora lost deck load of molasses, having encountered a heavy sea on Nov. 15th, which swept decks, &c.

CAPE Mar, C. H., Nov. 15, 1846. We have had a north-east storm for the last ten days, so that the ocean is now bellowing most awfully: On Wednesday night the schooner Henry Chase, with a cargo of barley.

came on the outer bar of Herreford Inlet. The captain and crew are safe, but I fear the vessel and cargo will be a total loss. At present the sea is so heavy that nothing can be done for either.

From Midshipinan Smith, who arrived here to-day in the schooner Volant, we gather the following particulars relative to the loss of the U. S. sloup of war Boston :

The Boston sailed from New York on the 8th ult. ; had a pleasant passage out, and on the 15th, whilst running before a black squall at the rate of nine knots, struck on au outer reef on the north side of the island of Eleuthera, and was driven up within thirty yards of the beach, the sea rolling tremendously. Having lost all their boats, &c., they immediately cut away the masts, but the vessel continued to roll towards the shore until within thirty yards of it, where she now lies in three feet of water, having bilged on her lar. board side. Captain, officers and crew all saved, together with everything belonging to the vessel, except the guns and water tanks. Having reached the shore in safety, they immediately went to work and cleared an acre of land, and built tents in which to reside, suffering but little inconvenience except for the want of water, which was very bad and brackish. After making this settlement, they cleared a road about one mile in length down to a cove, from which they purposed to debark every thing saved, beside themselves, to Nassau, and from thence to Norfolk. They intended leaving the island on the 3d or 4th inst. for Nassau, and may therefore soon be expected at this port.-Norfolk Beacon, Dec. 8.

Tuesday, November 17. Br. schooner Collector, from Halifax, on Nov. 17th, off Cape Sable, in a gale from N.E., carried away bulwarks, and lost overboard Robert Phillips, seaman, of Halifax.

Wednesday, November 18. Bark Clarissa, from Trinidad de Cuba, has had but 48 hours fair wind since coming round Cape Antonio. Has experienced very heavy gales from N.N.F., Nov. 18th, lost the deck load of molasses.

Schooner Harriet, from Baltimore, on Nov. 18th, in the late blow, split the foresail. stove bulwarks, &c.

Bark Howland, of Boston, experienced heavy gales from W.S.W. to W.N.W. from 18th to 25th of Nov. was driven as far east as long. 61 30.

A letter from Capt. Luce, of ship William Wirt, of Fairhaven, states on the morning of the 18th Nov., while lying too in a gale, a sea struck the ship and washed overboard Ellery C. Thomas, boatsteerer, and all efforts to save bim proved ineffectual. Lightning storm at Nashville, Tenn.

Thursday, November 19. THE GALE ON THE LAKES.—The gale on Lake Ontario was very severe. The Rochester Democrat says: The gale on Thursday night, Nov. 19th. appears to have been unusually destructive on Lake Ontario. We mentioned on Saturday the wreck of the schooner Wm. Merritt, of St. Catharines, which was blown high and dry upou Braddock's Point.

The schooner Missouri, of Sackett's Harbor, on her

way down from Toledo, with 6000 bushels wheat, sea which washed overboard a lad by the name of consigned to Oswego, was stranded on the same point George Landcraft—the vessel going at the time 9 during the gale. On Saturday afternoon she had five knots an hour, and a tremendous sea running. It feet water in her holu.

was impossible to save him. The schooner Western, of Oswego, bound for Schr. Meridian, from Philadelphia, in a gale on the Cleveland, was driven on the sand bar at Irondequoit,

20th lost deck load of flour. and is now a total wreck. The crews of all these dis. Ship Edwina, from Antwerp, on the 20th, experiasters were saved.

enced a heavy gale from N.W. lost fore topsail, and The Buffalo Commercial of Monday evening adds : foretopmast, and staysail. in addition to the account published by us on Satur- Bark Alabama, from Boston for New York, on the 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

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 up with merchandize, shipped at Oswego by Bronson wliile lying too, shifted ballast, and stove most of and Crocker, Fitzhugh & Co., H. C. Wight, Brewster,

water casks, &c., put her before the wind and scud Wiman & Co., B. Isaacs & Co., and Doolittle & Co. under reefed foresail for 30 hours; on 29th, took The Harwich of Cleveland, is ashore at Ripley, seven another severe gale while lying too, and sprung the miles above Barcelona. The Pinta, between this and

main yard, and on the 1st inst. bore up for ApalachicoErie. The vessels ashore Crie, on the Peninsula,

la. The A. took the late gale in lat. 38, long. 60. are the Ainsworth, United States, Dayton and Charles Howard. These vessels will probably be got off

Packet ship Utica, from Havre, on the 20th, while without much damage. The brig H. H. Sizer and

in the act of burying a passenger, the ship was struck schooner Huron are both total wrecks. The steamer

with a hurricane, which threw her on her beam ends Commerce, Capt. Travers, came in about three o'clock

and blew away every sail at the same time, carrying Sunday afternoon, from Dunkirk, where she lay during

away several spars and rigging. This dreadful blow the gale. From Capt. T. we learn that the Indian

lasted about 40 minutes, when the ship fell off, but Queen is ashore about a mile this side of Dunkirk, on

still blowing very heavy, repaired the damages as the rocks, and is a perfect wreck.

well as circumstances would admit, and on the 24th,

was within 300 miles of New-York, when again on The latest accounts from Buffalo say, that the gale the night of the 25th fell in with a still more dreadful was the most severe between Cleveland and Buffalo.

gale with an awful sea, was obliged to keep the ship The following is an extract from a letter to the editors before the wind to the southward and eastward for 36 of the Rochester Democrat; it is from a gentleman hours. Since then have been blown off as far south who was a passenger in the steamboat Helen Strong,

as 36.
and dated
WEST FIELD, Nov. 20.

About 4 o'clock on the afternoon of the 20th, the

American ship Helen, from New-York, was driven We have just escaped one of the most dreadful

ou the French coast between Etaples and Boulogne. shipwrecks ever known in Lake Erie. We left Buf.

The men took to the rigging in hopes of obtaining falo on Thursday, about 11 o'clock, with about 70

assistance from the shore; but we regret to add that passengers on board, and proceeded up the lake within

the Captain and ten of his crew perished; the reabout twenty miles of Erie, with a strong north-west

mainder, consisting of mate and five seamen preserved wind, the sea running very high. About 7 o'clock,

themselves by swimming ashore.
our rudder chain broke, and that threw us into the
trough of the sea; soon the steam-pipe burst, and we

Capt. Cole, of ship Levant, states in a letter that were left at the mercy of the waves. We huve out

on the 20th, while lying too in a heavy gale off Sicily, the anchor, which broke in ten minutes, and we were

the wind shifted suddenly and threw the vessel on then eight miles from shore. We drove on the rocks

her beam ends, in which situation she remained seven about 30 feet high; the boat struck about midship

hours. Upon her righting, it was discovered she had and broke all her upper works at once, and she filled

4 feet water in her hold, which was pumped out, and to the main deck. It was dark as pitch, One of the

proceeded on her passage to Antwerp. hands got hold of some bushes and climbed up the

Saturday, November 21. rocks with a rope, and we succeeded in saving the There was a very heavy white frost in this city yesfollowing passengers :-N. S. Benson, Groton, Tomp

terday morning; it was almost equal to a young snow kins County, N. Y.; D. C. Pool, New Orleans ; G.

fall. Our weather is most delightful.-N. O. Pic. of Reynolds, Spencer, Tioga County, N. Y.; Wm. Joy,

Nov. 22.
Lucas County, Ohio; G. T. Gilbert, Rochester ; Mr.

Sunday, November 22.
Bassing and wife, Ky.; George B. Way, Ohio ; James
Cormick, Toledo; C. C. Corcels, Detroit; Wm. Peck,

Schr. Albatross, of Surrey, Me., was fallen in with
Ontario County, N. Y.; Wm. Francis, Cato, N. Y. ;

by brig Hardy, at Charleston, on the 2d Dec. lat. 32, Wm. Winans, wife and two children, Livingston

56, long. 62, 33, from Bangor for Charleston, and took County, N. Y.; Mrs. Maria Frink, of Niagara

from her the Captain and crew, six in number. She County, N. Y.; J. J. Ralph, Elias York, Munroe,

was capsized on the 22d Nov. in a gale, while scudding. Reynolds, Emily Reynolds, James F. Frink, Lena- Schr. J. Brick, of Port Elizabeth, was wrecked at wee, Michigan; Margaret Connelly, Rochester, N. Y.; Wadding River, L. I., on the night of the 22d of Nov. R. Miller, Elias Perry, John W. Danills, Bergen, N. and it is supposed all on board perished. The J. B. J.; and a number of others whose names I am unable was from Philadelphia, for Providence. to learn. We lost every thing we had on board. I

Bark Sarah Hand, from New-Orleans, on the 22d, have nothing left but my clothes on my back. The

lat. 33, 40, long. 76, at 7 P.M., experienced a tremen. boat and cargo is an entire wreck.

dous gale from N.W. during which broke main yard, We published, yesterday, a brief account of the ef

split main sail, and sustained other damage. The S. 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 Barcelona. The disasters and loss of life are severe ; but

ring that time experienced a continuation of strong far less than the first exaggerated account represented

westerly gales, and was driven as far north as lat. 40, them. The total loss of life are six at most, as far as

long. 71. heard.— Albury Argus.

Barque Anahuac, on the 22d, experienced a very

heavy gale from N.W., lost the head of foretopmast, Brig Robert Bruce on the 19th, off Cape Hatteras,

bowsprit and maintopgallant. 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 Friday, November 20.

N.W., which stove bulwarks and did some damage to Whale bark Obranto, on Nov. 20, while lying too in sails. 25th, encountered a violent gale from same a gale from W.N.W. lost overboard Peter Morris, point, which continued 32 hours, and drove us to the seaman, of Upper Canada, aged 26.

Gulf Stream.
Schr. Wyoming on Nov. 20, off Barnegat, in a galo

Monday, November 23.
from W. was hove down lost bulwarks, and deck Am. schr. H. L Scanton, from New York, bound

to Handmas, put into Bermuda on Sunday last in want Bark Don Juan at New-London from the West of a foresail, having encountered much heavy weather Indies, Nov. 20th, in lat. 39 50, long. 73, while scud- on the 23d a 25th, ult. Passengers, Mr. Theodore ding in a heavy gale from the westward, shipped a | M. Folem, and Mrs. John Smith.

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