The Limerick Reporter, 29 November 1839
   Nov.22—Governor, Gorman, Liverpool, grain.
      —Betsey Black, Reavely, Clare, to load for London.
      —Amity, Douglas, Sligo, grain
   Jean and Jessie, Campbell, for Glasgow ; Friends, Thomas, for Tralee ; Lady Elleanor, Walsh, for Glasgow.
   The brig, Eliza, of and from Liverpool for Limerick, is wind-bound at the Island of Islay.
   On Tuesday night last, a large American ship was hove to, under a close reefed main top-sail. She was drifted in towards Kilkee, and appeared to be in most imminent peril from her contiguity to the shore. Immediately on it being discovered, the Coastguard with the utmost promptitude despatched a messenger to Captain Teephook, of H. M. Cruiser Hamilton, stationed at Kilrush, who at once put to sea, for the purpose of rendering every assistance necessary—but before he came up, the wind rounded from the Eastward, which was providentially the cause of the vessel being able to get off without any injury. We have not been able to learn the name of the ship for the present. She has, however, in all likelihood, arrived at her destination by this time.
   The ship Ann Crichton, of Belfast, sailed from Liverpool on Friday, for New Orleans.
   The ship Agitator, of Belfast, John Wilson, master, arrived there from Quebec, on Saturday, with a cargo of timber, deals, and staves.
   The Economy, of Newry, Quin, master, ashore some days back at Glenluce bay, has been got off without having a butt or treenail started.
   The schooner William & Mary, Budd, from Wick to Waterford, has put in this week to Islay with loss of main boom, chain, and anchor.
   The sloop Bee, of Workington, has been totally lost at Kirkmaiden, and every soul on board perished.
   A large ship abandoned, and with loss of rudder, drove on shore, on the 13th ult., on Cape Ray, off Newfoundland, and went to pieces. A board, with “Donegal, of Waterford,” has been picked up on the beach, which was supposed to belong to said vessel.
   A brigantine, timber laden, was swamped at anchor, near Cape, South [sic], and the entire crew were immediately drowned.
   The Minerva, from Whitehaven, in beating out of Derbyhaven bay, went ashore, and wil become a total wreck.
   The Maryanne, from Tobermory to Liverpool, has been burned to the water's edge, while lying at anchor, at Campeltown. [sic]
   The Hearts-of-Oak from Stockton, which was put on Sandgate beach to discharge, was knocked to pieces on the 22nd instant.
   The Norfolk, of Clay, was on the same day washed upon the Hythe beach, and was expected to become a total wreck in very little time.
   The wreck of a vessel, consisting of several planks and timbers, round house, and arch-plank of the stern, with the name “Druggist” painted on it, has been picked up eighteen miles east of Dublin.
   The William, Shanid, arrived at Cork on the 22d instant, from Honduras, after a severe gale, during which the mate was washed overboard, besides the loss of bulwarks, boats, and twenty tons of cargo.
   Yesterday, Admiral Sir Edward Codrington hoisted the flag as Commander-in-chief at Portsmouth.
   The capital invested in steam vessels in England, is about £3,000,000. The steamers belonging to Britain amounts to 850 or 900, comprising about 170,000 tons and 70,000 horse power.
   The East India Company's steam-vessels Queen, for Bengal, and Cleopatra, for Bombay, sailed on the 23d inst. from Spithead. They will proceed to India under canvas, having their machinery completely fitted, and their paddles and funnels on board. They have each 300 tons of coal on board, and are armed with four 32-pounders on the broadside, and large swivel guns at the bow and stern.
   On Friday, at the Commercial dock, London, a foreigner named Simon Inganno, detected in the act of conveying a quantity of tobacco, became so furious at the seizure that he caught up the officer and jumped into the river with him, but was prevented from drowning him, by prompt assistance given on the spot.
   On Friday, Oct. 12, while her Majesty's ship Buffaloe was in Lat. 25.23 N., Long. 33.30 W., a mutiny of a most alarming nature was discovered on board. The rebels, 141 [sic] in number, formed a conspiracy to murder the ship's crew, but it was fortunately discovered in time. They were immediately secured, and the ship's company and soldiers have been on duty day and night under arms.
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