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Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec, 1830

The following information on arrivals, due to the condition of the papers, has been taken from various sources including the Montreal Gazette MG, Montreal Herald MH, Irish Vindicator IV and the Canadian Courant & Montreal Advertiser CC.
note: if ships' rigging or name of Master unpublished, it is indicated by -- (The newspapers were often filmed within their binding, making one side of some entries, unreadable, or only partly legible. This can lead to errors in the interpretation of the entry or missed entries. ) Be aware that there may be two or more ships of the same name, from the same, or different ports, during the same year. A few ships also made two trips in 1830.

see also St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. Passenger Records for New Swiftsure, Chambly, Waterloo, & John Molson.

April 25 - June 06 | June 07 - July 09 | July 10 - September 08 | September 10 - November 25

January 4th - MG It appears by the Quebec papers that the pilot of the Ann and Mary, which, it will be remembered, was the last vessel that left that port this year, has returned by way of Boston. He was taken from the brig on the 11th December [1829] in lat. 19 12, long. 57 20 by the Salus, bound to the last mentioned port.
  Navigation of the St. Lawrence from Neilson's Quebec Gazette
  The Montreal Committee of Trade passed on the 2nd instant, a series of Resolutions against granting a free navigation of the St. Lawrence, and opening the West India Trade to the Americans, as being contrary to the recognised law of nations and the commercial interests of the Province. Jay's Treaty of 1791, however, actually grants the free navigation to American citizens from Quebec upwards. Accidental circumstances only have prevented the clause from being enforced. Instead of being the recognised law that the Americans have not a claim to the navigation of the St. Lawrence, it appears to us clearly a natural right, and at any rate a fair subject of negotiation.
Negotiations regarding the free navigation of the St. Lawrence were renewed in 1823. They arose out of the settlement of the boundary line, and more particularly from the duties under the Canada Trade Act of 1822, which alarmed the exporters of produce from those parts of the State of New York adjacent to the waters falling into the St. Lawrence. The matter was brought by Mr. Richardson before the Legislative Council of the Province in 1824, and the address voted to His Majesty was communicated to the Assembly, which on the 1st March refused to concur with the Council, years two, nays nineteen. President Adams notice of the negotiation in his Message appears to have suggested the Address in remonstrance. We can certainly find no good reason to doubt that such a concession by Great Britain would in any wise be injurious to us, either if the navigation were limited by Quebec or the sea. The best policy for the Canadas clearly is, to allow as much to pass down the St. Lawrence as possible. Every addition to the transit of productions is a real gain. Great Britain is the best judge how far a free navigation may injure the trade of the Empire or the security of her possessions. We think that she will also gain more by granting a free navigation to the sea than by refusing it. The greater intercourse with the populous counties south of the Lake will tend to increase the sale of English manufactures, materially injure the vested interests of the United States in canals, and by all the operations attendant on the transit of goods largely benefit the the Canadas ; and the latter both from the large sums laid out on them, and the late liberal policy England wishes to see her prosperous. Had a free outlet to American produce by the St. Lawrence been enjoyed by the United States, it is very doubtful whether the Erie, Ogdensburgh, and Champlain Canals and their numerous branches, would ever have been constructed. We must now contend with these channels of transport to the American seaboard, where, unlike our own, the markets are open to the trade of the whole world.
We have not learned upon what authority the information on which the Montreal Resolutions are founded, rests. It is however, likely to be correct. If we recollect well, Lord Goderich acquiesced in the claim as far as regarded the navigation above Quebec, and it is probable that the recent discussions on the subject and the irritated and depressed condition of the English manufacturing interests, have rather tended to confirm the views of the English administration, and disposed it to concede a good deal to the reduction of the United States Tariff. It would be as easy for American vessels to pass in and out of the St Lawrence without prejudice to English ships as they now arrive and depart from Halifax. Whenever they sailed to markets where the Colonies are protected, the cargoes would pay duty. The United States cannot now and for a long time will not be able to introduce their manufactures in Canada. The free navigation of the St. Lawrence by its citizens, will open their whole northern frontier to the introduction of English manufactures.
We are happy to see the nonsense of Republican contagion, &c. discarded from these Resolutions. Under the free operation of our constitution we have nothing to fear from contagion ; it is only under its abuse that it might be spread ; and whether our intercourse is limited to the aboriginal inhabitants of Hudson's Bay and the Russian possessions on this continent, or is laid open to the enterprize and intelligence of the hosts of American citizens which throw themselves in every new channel opened to their commerce, rational freedom must very soon prevail on the whole continent of America. It is now indigenous to its soil.
January 11th - MG Emigration
  The following humorous letter on the comforts of Emigration is given in Mr. Hood's Comic Annual :—
  " Squampash Flatts, 9th November, 1827
  Dear Brother, — here we are, thank Providence, safe and well, and in the finest country you ever saw. At this moment I have before me the sublime expanse of Squampash Flatts — the majestic Mudiboo winding through the midst — with the magnificent range of the Squab mountains in the distance. But the prospect is impossible to describe in a letter ! I might as well attempt a panorama in a pill-box ! We have fixed our settlement on the left bank of the river. In crossing the rapids we lost most of our heavy baggage and all our iron work ; but by great good fortune we saved Mrs. Paisley's grand piano and the children's toys. Our infant city consists of of three log-huts and one of clay, which, however, on the second day, fell in to the ground landlords. We have now built it up again ; and, all things considered, are as comfortable as we could expect, — and have christened our settlement New London, in compliment to the old metropolis. We have one of the logs houses to ourselves — or at least shall have when we build a new hog-sty. We burnt down the first one in making a bonfire to keep off the wild beasts, and for the present the pigs are in the parlour. As yet our rooms are rather usefully than elegantly furnished. We have gutted the Grand Upright, and it makes a convenient cupboard ; the chairs were obliged to blaze at our bivouacs, — but thank Heaven we have never leisure to sit down, so do not miss them. My boys are contented, and will be well when they have goy over some awkward accidents in lopping and felling. — Mrs. P. grumbles a little, but it is her custom to lament most when she is in the midst of comforts. She complains of solitude, and says she could enjoy the very stiffest of stiff visits. The first time we lighted a fire in our new abode, a large serpent came down the chimney, which I looked upon as a good omen. However, as Mrs. P. is not partial to snakes, and the heat is supposed to to attract those reptiles, we have dispensed with fires ever since. — As for wild beasts, we hear them howling and roaring round the fence every night from dusk till daylight, but we have only been inconvenienced by one lion. The first time he came, in order to rid of the brute peaceably, we turned out an old ewe, with which he was well satisfied : — but ever since he comes to us as regular as clock-work for his mutton ; and if we do not soon contrive to cut his acquaintance, we shall hardly have a sheep in the flock. It would have been easy to shoot him, being well provided with muskets ; but Barnaby mistook our remnant of gunpowder for onion seed, and sowed it all in the kitchen garden. We did not try to trap him into a pit-fall ; but after twice catching Mrs. P. and every one of the children in turn, it was given up. They are now, however, perfectly at ease about the animal, for they never stir out of doors at all ; and, to make them quite comfortable, I have blocked up all the windows and and barricaded the door. We have lost only one of our number since we came ; namely, Diggory, the market gardener, from Glasgow, who went out one morning to botanise, and never came back. I am much surprised at his absconding, as he had nothing but a spade to go off with. Chippendale, the carpenter, was sent after him, but did not return ; and Gregory, the smith has been out after them these two days. I have just despatched Mudge, the herdsman, to go look for all three, and hope he will soon give a good account of them, as they are the most useful men in the whole settlement, and, in fact, indispensable to its very existence. The river Mudiboo is deep and rapid, and said to swarm with alligators, though I have heard but of three being seen at one time, and none of those above eighteen feet long ; this, however, is immaterial, as we do not use the river fluid, which is thick and dirty, but draw all our water from natural wells and tanks. Poisonous springs are rather common, but are easily distinguished by containing no fish or living animal. Those, however, which swarm with frogs, toads, newts, efts, &c. are harmless, and may be safely used for culinary purposes. In short, I know of no drawback but one, which I am sanguine, may be got over hereafter, and do earnestly hope and advise, if things are no better in England than when I left you, and as many as you can persuade, will sell off all, and come over to this African Paradise. The drawback I speak of is this ; although I have never seen any one of the creatures, it is too certain that the mountains are inhabited by a race of monkeys, whose cunning and mischievous talents exceed even the most incredible stories of their tribe. No human art or vigilance seems of avail ; we have planned ambuscades, and watched night after night, but no attempt has been made, yet the moment the guard was relaxed, we were stripped without mercy. I am convinced they must have spies night and day on our motions, yet so secretly and cautiously, that no glimpse of one has yet been seen by any of our people. Our last crop was cut and carried off with the precision of an English harvesting. Our spirit stores —(you will be amazed to hear that these creatures pick locks with the dexterity of London burglars)— have been broken open and ransacked, though half the establishment were on the watch ; and the brutes have been off to their mountains, five miles distant, without even the dogs giving an alarm. I could almost persuade myself at times, such as their supernatural knowledge, swiftness, and invisibility, that we have to contend with evil spirits. I long for you advice, to refer to on this subject ;
  And am, dear Philip, your loving brother, Ambrose Mawe.

P.S. Since writing the above, you will be concerned to hear the body of poor Diggory has been found, horribly mangled by wild beasts. The fate of Chippendale, Gregory and Mudge, is no longer doubtful. The old lion has brought the lioness, and, the sheep being gone, they have made a joint attack upon the bullock-house. The Mudiboo has overflowed, and Squampash Flatts are a swamp. I have just discovered that the monkeys are my own rascals, that I brought out from England. We are coming back as fast as we can."

January 14th - MG The packet ship Boston, Captain Mackay, sailed yesterday for Liverpool with a favourable wind. Messrs. Charles Lindsay, William Stevenson and Benjamin Ansell, all of Montreal, and Mrs. Henderson, of Boston, went passengers in the cabin. There were also eight steerage passengers. We are glad to perceive that our Canada friends occasionally patronize the Boston and Liverpool Packet Company ; and it is to be hoped they will often direct their steps in this city, when on their way to the Mother County. When the road through Maine to Canada is completed, we may expect to divide with the New Yorkers the custom of travellers from Montreal and Quebec. Our packets are as good as those which sail from New York, and are commanded by as experienced seamen and skilful navigators as any that traffic on the mighty deep. We have understood, too, that the tables spread on board the Boston packets affords as pleasing a variety for the palate, as can be found elsewhere and that a passenger who prefers to swim in champagne to salt water can be accommodated if he does not use a bathing tub. — Boston Commercial Gazette.
January 18th - MG New York:
Among the passengers by the packet ship York, 8th January for Liverpool, were Messrs. Joseph Masson and J.T. Badgley of Montreal ; Charles Stuart, Edward O'Hara, Charles Noyes and Henry Trinder of Quebec ; Mr. Hardy of England ; Lieut. Jones R.N. and Mr. Coates of Canada.
Commodore Barrie sailed for England in the New York, the packet of the 1st was said to be the bearer on voluminous despatches for the Right. Hon. C.R. Vaughan, the British Minister at Washington, brought to New York by the Secretary of Legation, Mr. Bankhead. Major Wallace of the Bengal Army, and Mr. William Forester of Quebec were also passengers in the same vessel.
In the Francis I, sailed from New York on the 2nd instant for Havre, were Messrs. W.L. Coit and Edward Cheney of Montreal.
January 25th - MG Nova Scotia:
The Steamboat which is to ply between Halifax and Dartmouth is completed, machinery on board, and in order. She is a beautiful boat, coppered and finished in a first rate manner by Mr. Lyle, for the Steamboat Company. Her length of deck is one hundred and three feet, width of beam 29 feet, width of deck 35 feet, 176 tons measurement ; her engine is 80 horse power, and is allowed by judges to be of a most superior description. We understand that her fare will be four pence, and that she will make four passages an hour. The Team Boat, which she displaces, frequently made but four trips a day, frequently less, and sometimes in winter could not cross at all. The public have got an elegant exchange. The Steamboat has two commodious cabins ; she brings Dartmouth as it were to the end of the Steamboat wharf, and must have an admirable effect on the life and prosperity of that village. We hope that the steamer will well repay the public spirited gentlemen, who have first given to Halifax one of the wonders of science. The Steamboat, we are happy to state, was safely launched about ten o'clock on Friday evening. She was started in the forenoon on that day, but owing to some defect in the ways stock, after going nearly her length. However, with the kind assistance of Captains Boxer and Travers, and a large party of seamen of their respective ships, the second attempt was successful. The Boat is called the Sir Charles Ogle, in compliment to our worthy Naval Commander in Chief.
January 28th - MG Among the passengers by the packet ship Manchester for Liverpool from New York, we observe the names of Mr. & Mrs. T.A. Begly and Mr. J.G. Mackenzie of Montreal, and Messrs. William Atkinson, James Hamilton and W.A. Wanton of Quebec. By the Hudson, from New York, Captains Semple and Arnold of the British Army proceed to England. The Honorable Richard Rush, 49, of Philadelphia came passenger in the Canada, from Liverpool.
February 8th - MG Among the passengers, by the 24th December packet for Liverpool, from New York, are Messrs. James Millar and James Fisher of Montreal, and Field, of Quebec.
The packet ship Pacific, the 8th December vessel from New York, in which thirteen gentlemen from Canada proceeded to England, arrived at Liverpool on the 31st of that month. Messrs. C.O. Ermatinger, James Scott, William Smith, T.B. Wragg, Peter Macintosh and Robert Morris of this city, and H.N. Patton of Quebec, were of the number.
February 18th - MG Among the passengers by the packet ship George Canning, sailed from New York on the 9th instant for Liverpool, we observe the names of Messrs. D. McNaughton, C.S. Rodier and Alexander Gray of Montreal, and John Macnider of Quebec.
February 22nd - MG When we formerly announced the arrival at Liverpool of the packet ship Pacific, at Liverpool, on the 31st December, we, by mistake, connected with our notice the names of the gentlemen, belonging to this city and Quebec, who proceeded to England by the Silas Richards, the 8th December ship from New York. The latter vessel did not arrive at Liverpool till the 5th January. Messrs. C.O. Ermatinger, James Scott, William Smith, T.B. Wragg, Peter Macintosh and Robert Morris of this city, as we announced, were passengers. The passenger on the Pacific were Messrs. A. Clarke, R. Methley, J. Brooke and Charles Stuart, 30, of Quebec ; the last mentioned individual, it will be observed by an obituary notice in this paper, died at sea on the 24th December.
March 29th - MG Among the passengers by the packet ship Florida, sailed for Liverpool on the 16th instant, is L.S. O'Connor, Esquire of the British Army. Mrs. John Torrance, Miss S. Torrance, Messrs. A. Hutchinson and Holt, of Montreal, sailed for Liverpool in the Napoleon, the 8th March New York packet ship.
April 5th - MG During the ensuing season, Captain Charles Armstrong, formerly of the Chambly, will be the Commander of the Hercules tow-boat, Captain Brush assuming the charge of the British America, when that boat is completed. Captain Perry, of the New Swiftsure, we understand, will be Captain of the Waterloo, and Mr. Hercule Olivier, of Berthier, takes command of the Chambly, in place of Captain C. Armstrong.
April 8th - MG Mr. Buchanan, His Majesty's Superintend ant of Settlers at Quebec, arrived in this city on Monday, and proceeded on Wednesday to visit the settlements in the neighbouring townships.
April 12th - MG The steamboat Waterloo, Captain A.P. Perry, arrived at this port from her winter quarters at Boucherville, on Friday afternoon. The barge Perseverance also arrived at the same time. Other boats are daily expected. The Boat, which plies between the Lachine [] Chateauguay, has commenced her trips. The ice about Isle a Motte, on Lake Champlain, prevents the Boats on that water opening a ready intercourse with the States.
In addition to the Steamboat Waterloo, mentioned above, as having arrived, we have now to notice the arrival of the Lady of the Lake on Saturday evening, and of the St. Lawrence, John Molson, Chambly and New Swiftsure yesterday morning. In consequence of its being understood that the ice is still firm in lake St. Peter as well as near Quebec they will not commence for a few days their regular trips between this and that city.
The beautiful new ship, built during the winter, by James E. Campbell, Esquire, at the Current, is Mary, for Thomas Amner, will be launched on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock. Her masts are in, and she is partly rigged. It is the intention of the proprietor to have her ready for sailing by the 25th instant. Her cargo is ready, and consists chiefly of Ashes. She will sail for London.
April 19th - MG One of the shortest passages ever made to the port of New York was lately performed by the French packet ship Du Rham (492 tons), which arrived at New York in sixteen days after leaving the English Channel. The Du Rham left Havre on the 12th March, and having been forced by severe weather to put into Torbay on the 16th, remained there until the 21st, when she left that port. The vessel however, was in the Channel until the 25th, and arrived at Sandy Hook on the 9th instant, thus being only fifteen days from land to land.
The Richelieu, Captain Morin, arrived here Thursday morning, and the Hercules, Captain C.L. Armstrong, the same afternoon, from their winter quarters at William Henry [Sorel]. The Waterloo steamer left this port on Friday afternoon at three, and the Lady of the Lake an hour after, for Quebec. At the time of their departure, it was not known whether the ice still remained at Caprouge or not, but on Saturday morning we received information, through the Quebec papers, of its having broken up on Wednesday evening, and of their being no obstruction whatever.
The Steamboat Franklin is now making her regular trips on Lake Champlain, having arrived at St. Johns on Wednesday and Friday.
The large boat, building by John Hamilton Esquire, of Queenston, for the Navigation of Lake Ontario, will, it is said, be ready by August next.
On Thursday the launch of the fine new ship at Mr. Campbell's ship yard took place. She glided off the stocks in the most beautiful style, and on reaching her destined element received the cheers of a very large concourse of people, who had assembled to witness the spectacle. She was named the Arabian, — her burden per measurement is 230 tons. She was towed up to port the same evening by the Hercules, and is now taking in her cargo for London, for which she will sail in a week or ten days.
April 26th - MG Among the passengers by the Caledonia, the 1st April packet ship from Liverpool, were Messrs. William Stevens, 38 and John T. Badgley, 25, of this city, and Lional S. Levey, 38, of Quebec.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday April 29th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
April 25 ship Unicorn Troup 31 March Liverpool   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast

Shipping Intelligence:
A find brig called the Breeze, of 321 tons, fully rigged, was launched from Mr. Bell's yard on Friday evening. She was towed round to the wharves by the St. Lawrence steamer, and loads for Liverpool.
On Monday morning the brig Grenada, a very fine vessel of about 250 tons, was launched from Mr. Taylor's yard. She is intended for the West India Trade, and is owned by Mr. Leaycraft.
The Unicorn, arrived on Monday morning, sailed from Liverpool 29th March in company with the William, McDougall, and made the Banks on the 13th instant. She saw four sail on the 18th about ten miles to the eastward of the Birds' Islands, one of them supposed to be the William, from Liverpool. The Unicorn is slightly rubbed having encountered light field ice in the Gulf for about sixty miles, reports the Sir. J. Beresford would sail for this port 3rd April, Artemis on the 8th April.
Floating beacon, Brilliant, sailed on Monday for the Traverse.

A gentleman who came passenger in the London packet ship Columbia to New York, reports the sailing of the Ottawa, Douglas, and the British Sovereign, Thompson, for Quebec, on the 30th March.
The Susan, Nicholson, sailed on the 25th, from Plymouth.
The following vessels were loading for Canada, and would sail early :— At London: Sophia, Kingston ; Deal: Asia, Mendoza ; Bristol: General Wolfe, Othello, Ontario ; Leith: Neptune, George ; Greenock: Sophia, Earl of Dalhousie ; Dublin: Duncan Gibb ; Belfast: Earl of Aberdeen, Jessie, Fingal ; Newry: William Tell, Newry ; Londonderry: Symmetry ; Cork: Saladin.

SHORT ARRIVALS ___ from the New York Daily advertiser
We have recorded below a succession of short arrivals at this port, which we believe to be be unparalleled in navigation, at least from Europe to America. For the last three weeks the wind, we believe without intermission, has prevailed from N.E. variable to E.S.E. but principally at N.E. The shortness of these trips will appear astonishing, when we consider that over thirty days is the yearly average of passage from Europe to New York.
Vessels names Where from Sailed Arrived
Du Rham the English Channel March 25th April 11th
Charlemagne Havre March 22nd April 13th
Hudson the Lizard March 26th April 12th
Josephine Belfast March 27th April 12th
W. Thompson Liverpool March 25th April 15th
G. Canning Liverpool March 25th April 15th
Concordia Liverpool March 25th April 15th
Walter Liverpool March 26th April 15th
Admittance Rochelle March 26th April 15th
Jubilee Liverpool March 29th April 16th
Chas. Joseph Liverpool March 29th April 16th
Columbia Portsmouth April 1st April 17th
Caledonia Liverpool April 1st April 17th

Of the above vessels, whose passages have been extraordinarily short, that of the ship Josephine, Captain Britton, stands the most conspicuous, she having performed her passage from Belfast to New York, within fifteen days and twelve hours.
The vessels from Liverpool, generally, have arrived here after a passage of only thirteen days from land to land. ....
.... From the 14th to 17th April, there have arrived in New York from Europe, two thousand one hundred and seventeen passengers.

Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday May 6th - MG (May 3rd issue missing)
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 02 ship Kingston Crouch 29th March London   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
May 01— schooner Thomas Tucker, Troude, (for) Jamaica

Chief Justice Reid, Hon. D.B. Viger and Solicitor General Ogden went up on Friday evening in the Richelieu and on Saturday the Hon. M. Bell and the Hon. Judge Vallieres, in the Hercules.

A fine ship called the Elizabeth Robertson, of 328 tons, built by George Black, for James Hamilton & Co. and intended for the Dublin Trade, was launched on Thursday from the ship yard of James Campbell Esq. at Wolf's Cove.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 10th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 05 bark Centurion Bankier 01 April Portsmouth   to J. Dyke / in ballast
May 05 ship William McDougall 31 March Liverpool Mrs. Roberts & family ; Miss Swainton ; Miss Wilkinson ; Miss McDougall ; Mr. A. Clark ; Mr. Perry ; Mr. Harkness to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / general cargo
May 05 ship Onondaga Baird 29 March London   to J.S. Campbell / in ballast | gone to Malbay to load
May 08 brig Susan / Swan Nicholson 28 March Plymouth 30 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / fruit
May 08 schooner Felix Marmaud 10 days Halifax   to H. Dubord / rum &c.
May 08 schooner Albion Terauin 15 days from C.F.   to Aylwin / rum &c.
May 08 schooner Greyhound Tassie 15 days from C.F.   to Aylwin / rum &c.
May 08 schooner Magdalen Lefebre 04 March Messina   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / fruit
May 08 bark Scott Smison 02 April Plymouth   to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
May 06— brigantine Friends, Corner, (for) Demerara
May 06— ship Arabian, Carr, (for) London (new ship)

In the Thomas Tucker, Mr. Mure. In the Friends, Mr. H. Seales.

The Captain of the Onondaga, which arrived at Malbaie on Saturday, the 2nd instant has come to town. This ship left the Downs on 1st April, passed the Isle of Wight in the 3rd, and came into the ice inside St. Paul on the 16th in 18 days, was detained by ice eleven days, and met with it as far up as this end of Anticosti.
The William, McDougall, has brought out besides dry good, iron, earthenware and sugar, and about 220 boxes of oranges and 50 boxes of lemons.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday May 13th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 09 schooner Nancy Leblond 15 days Halifax   to C.F. Aylwin / rum & sugar
May 09 schooner Grasshopper Landry 15 days Halifax 6 settlers | Mr. Roy and one family to C.F. Aylwin / rum & sugar
May 09 schooner James Rapelye Ricketts 24 April New York   to J.S. Shaw / rice & tar &c.
May 06— schooner Lady, Landry, (for) Miramichi
May 06— schooner Marie, Labbe, (for) Miramichi
May 07— schooner Seaflower, Michaud, (for) Bathurst
May 08— schooner Otter, Jenais, (for) Richibucto
May 08— brig Grenada, Tuzo, (for) Grenada
May 08— schooner Marie Catherine, Jarest, (for) St. John's, Nfld.
May 08— — Portia, Taylor, (for) Liverpool
May 08— brig Breeze, Outerbridge, (for) Liverpool (new ship)


At Mount Langton, Bermuda, on the 8th of April, the Lady of His Excellency Sir Peregrine Maitland, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, of a son.

Captain Perry of the brig William & Ann, 20th March from Newcastle for Pictou, has come up to Quebec in the schooner James F. Rapelye (24th April from New York). The William & Ann struck on heavy ice to the eastward of St. John's, Newfoundland on the 9th April. and sunk almost immediately. Captain & crew saved themselves on the ice, and were fortunately taken off by a fishing schooner bound to New York. All belonging to them, except the clothes they stood in. sunk with the brig.

Among the passengers by the Ontario, the last London packet ship from New York, we observe the names of Mrs. Galt, Miss Stevenson, and Masters Thomas, John and Alexander Galt, of Canada. Mrs. Galt and family, who have resided for some time past at Chambly, proceed to England to join Mr. Galt, who, we believe, is now residing in London ; Mr. Moses Goldschmidt, of London.
Billa Flint, Esquire, of Brockville, went passenger in the 1st May packet to Liverpool from New York.
Among the passengers by the packet ship York, sailed on the 8th instant from New York, for Liverpool, are mentioned the names of Mr. Edmonson of Montreal, and Mr. George A. Whitley of Canada.

The new steamboat British America, building at Mr. Shea's ship yard for the Tow Boat Company, should no unexpected delays occur, will be launched on Saturday afternoon, at two o'clock.

A very serious accident was nigh occurring to several individuals in this place, from the upsetting of a plank which passed from the Hercules to a schooner alongside the wharf. The boat had but lately arrived from Quebec, and a crowd of idle boys and other individuals, who have no earthly occupation to fulfil on board, pressed forward and satisfied, no doubt, their curiosity by putting the few ordinary questions, that are usually demanded of Captains of vessels on arrival in port, and by examining the machinery. On returning from the vessel, the plank having in some manner shifted, and being precipitated into the water, Captain Brush of the British America, Messrs. George C. Davies and J. Rhodes, and another individual whose name we have not learned, were suddenly immersed. The small boat happened at the time most fortunately to be lowered, into which several gentlemen jumped, and succeeded in rescuing the four who were in danger of their lives. Mr. Davies had sunk, but was rescued by Captain Armstrong of the Hercules, lifting him out with an oar, after he disappeared. None of the individuals were injured except Mr. Davies, who received a few contusions, and all were content to escape with a good ducking. Some means ought to be taken to prevent similar accidents, by preventing the crowds from boarding the Steamboats on arrival.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 17th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 12 schooner Pomona Arichat   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / fish
May 14 brig Southampton Stowe 09 April Grenada   to J. Leaycraft / rum
May 14 schooner Harriet Richards Guysborough, N.S.   to H. Dubord / fish
May 11— — Honora, Richardson, (for) St. John's, Nfld.
May 11— — Bon Vivant, Murdoch, (for) St. John's, Nfld.
May 13— schooner Emily, Nolin, (for) Esquimaux Bay
May 13— schooner Neptune, Bernier, (for) Halifax
May 13— brig Robert Watt, Donefly, (for) Jamaica
May 14— ship Unicorn, Troop, (for) Liverpool
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday May 20th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 17 sloop Lady Richards 24 May Guysborough   to H. Dubord / Mackerel
The Edmund Henry, Steam Ferryboat will leave this for Laprairie on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at seven o'clock, to allow of passengers joining the Steamboat Franklin, which leaves St. Johns on those days for Whitemall.

The Steamboat now building at Prescott for John Hamilton, Esquire, of Queenston, and intended to run between Niagara and Prescott, is expected to be ready for launching in the month of August next. The last Colonial Advocate furnishes some information regarding this Boat, which will be interesting to many. " The Steamer is to be built of a tonnage between 550 and 600 tons ; her engines are to be of 80 horse power each ; her length is to be 150 feet and her width 50 feet ; it is expected that she will draw ten feet of water when loaded, and about nine feet when light. The expense is estimated at 15,000. She is to be built by Brown and Bell, and it is intended to launch her sometime in August next. Brown and Bell, of New York, are celebrated as shipwrights, having built the President, and other twenty-six Steamboats, and also some of the Liverpool packets. We are told that her model is exceedingly handsome, and that when afloat she will make four trips a week between York, Niagara, and Prescott, that is, two trips each way. Her engine is in a state of great forwardness — Bennett & Henderson of Montreal are the makers. Mr. Hamilton intends that she shall make the passage between York and Kingston in fourteen hours, which is ten less than the usual length of the voyage by steam between these ports. "
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 24th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 19 ship Reward Vinnes / Vennes 01 April Bristol   to W. Budden / in ballast
May 19 brig Catherine Cunard 43 days Trinidad   to A.C. Freer & Co. / sugar
May 19 brig Quebec Packet Anderson 04 April Aberdeen Mr. Brown; two Mr. Farquhars | 11 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / general cargo
May 19 ship Artemis Sparks 07 April Liverpool Messrs. Marett, Junior, Boisseau, Ferguson & Sparkman to H. Gates & Co. / general cargo
May 20 brigantine Francis Brown 13 April St. Vincent's   to J.P. Thirlwall / rum & sugar
May 20 brig Carrington Hodgson 25 April Trinidad Mr. Black to J.P. Thirlwall / sugar
May 20 brigantine Jamaica 05 April Montego Bay   with a full cargo
May 19— — Albion, Foret, (for) Halifax
May 20— schooner Pomona, Le Bracy ?, (for) Arichat
May 20— schooner Prudent, Bellingshy, (for) Miramichi
May 20— schooner Felix, Marmaud, (for) St. John's, Nfld.

The following intelligence was received yesterday morning from our Quebec Correspondent:—
Messrs. Masson and Shedden came up this afternoon (Friday) from the Sophia, having left the vessel yesterday at 9am off Kamouraska. The Sophia sailed from Greenock on the 4th April, with a general cargo, experienced tremendous weather, having had constant gales from the N. West, so violent and with so boisterous a sea, that the passengers were unable for days together to go on deck. Captain Neil says, that in twenty years he has never experienced so rough a passage.

from New Orleans.—
The ship Thomas Dickinson, from Liverpool for New Orleans, was chased for three hours on the 2nd April, off Old Cape Francois, by a piratical looking schooner, her deck apparently full of men (chiefly black) which hoisted English colors ; on nearing the ship she fired several times, one of her shot striking the vessel between wind and water, without causing her to leak. Finding no chance of escape, hove to, when the schooner came up alongside and sent a boat on board, which proved to be His Majesty's schooner Monkey, Lieut. Shortland commander, on a cruise in search of pirates and slavers.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday May 27th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 23 brig Prince George Morrison 07 April Alloa (Clackmannanshire, Scotland)   to Rodger Dean & Co. / general cargo
May 23 brig Sophia Neil 04 April Greenock Mr. & Mrs. P. Macintosh and family ; Mrs. Neill Macintosh ; Miss Macpherson ; Messrs. William Smith, J. Scott, Duncan Gibb junior, R. Shedden, R. Morris & J. Masson | 8 settlers to Masson, Strang & Co. / general cargo
May 23 ship Brilliant Barclay 05 April Aberdeen 30 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 24 ship Margaret Sumpton 09 April Liverpool Messrs. A. Young, George Pemberton and Henry Pemberton, Douglass, Rowbottom, Elmhurst, Buchanan, Greenshields, Gillespie & Manahan | | 10 settlers general cargo
May 24 brig Martha Sweetland 13 April Tobago   to J.P. Thirlwall / rum & sugar
May 24 ship Sir John Beresford Boag 08 April Liverpool   to H.G. Forsyth, Walker & Co. / general cargo
May 24 brig Annandale Anderson 08 April Liverpool   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / salt
May 24 brig Earl of Dalhousie Boyd 08 April Greenock Mr. Smith ; Mr. Ritchie ; Mr. McGibb to Masson, Strang & Co. / general cargo
May 24 bark Universe Alexander 09 April Belfast 40 settlers to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 24 ship Montreal Leitch 08 April Liverpool   to G. Ross & Co. / general cargo
May 24 bark Campobello Corner 08 April Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / salt
May 24 brig Blakiston Esdale 05 April Whitby   to Lemesurier / in ballast
May 24 brig Isabella Donaldson 06 April Dundee   to A. Gilmour & Co. / general cargo
May 24 brig James Lumsden Petrie 03 April Jamaica   to Heaven & Macaulay / rum & sugar &c.
May 22— schooner Marie Catherine, Bell, (for) Havre de Grace, Nfld.
May 22— schooner Nancy, Leblond, (for) Halifax
May 22— [brig] Grasshopper, Landry, (for) Halifax
May 22— schooner Agnes, Beacs, (for) Miramichi
May 22— schooner Providence, Hoffman, (for) Newfoundland
May 24— schooner Harriet, Richards, (for) Guysborough

Among the passengers by the packet ship Canada, arrived at New York May 26th, from Liverpool are, Colonel Macintosh, 46, 15th Regiment ; Captain Youle, 34, Royal Engineers ; Rev. John Bethune, 34 ; William Peddie, 44 ; T.B. Wragg, 30 ; John Jamieson, 32 ; Charles Lindsay, 32, all of Montreal ; James Hamilton, 34 ; Henry Caldwell, 30, both of Quebec ; Rev. Mr. Cartwright, 24 & Mr. Cartwright, 24, of Kingston ; Mr. John Y. Crooks / Crook, 24 & Mrs. Crooks / Crook, 19, of Niagara ; Mr. Anderson, 28, of Canada ; Martin Caldwell, 38, of London.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Monday May 31st - MG (& supplement)
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
May 27 brig Favourite Alexander Allen 08 April Greenock Miss Scott ; Mr. J.G. Mackenzie ; Mr. E. Cheney ; Mr. Pearson ; Mr. Orr ; Mr. Armstrong | 50 settlers to W. Price & Co. / general cargo
May 28 brig Symmetry Cram 06 April Shields   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
May 28 ship Sir Walter Scott Brown 08 April Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / salt
May 30 ship City of Waterford Thomas 19 April Waterford   to Frost & Co. / in ballast
June 01 ship Abeona Rodgers 10 April London   to W. Price / in ballast
June 01 brig Cherub Millar 04 April Greenock   to R. Shaw / general cargo
June 01 brig Procris Arnold 05 April Poole   to order / in ballast
June 01 bark Frances & Harriet Dodds 13 April Newcastle   to W. Patton / in ballast
June 01 brig Jessie Wilford 11 April Belfast 200 settlers to J. Brown / general cargo
June 01 bark Caroline Grey 03 April London   to W. Patton / in ballast
May 25— schooner James Rapeley, Rickets, (for) New York
May 25— ship William, McDougall, (for) Liverpool
May 26— schooner Margaret, Richards, (for) Guysborough
May 26— schooner Milly, Leblanc, (for) —
May 26— sloop Lady, Richards, (for) Arichat
May 29— brig Catherine, Hammond, (for) Halifax
May 29— — Isaac Thompson, St. Aubin, (for) Ross
May 29— brig Southampton, Stowe, (for) Grenada
May 29— brig Quebec Packet, Anderson, (for) Liverpool

New Steamboat:
The new Steamboat British America, whose launch we announced in the Gazette of the 17th instant, is now receiving on board, her engine at the Canal. This fine Boat, built by Mr. Brown, of the firm of Brown & Bell, of New York, is 169 feet in length from stem to stern, and in breadth 30 feet, but including the wings, 60 feet. The Gentlemen's Cabin, which is to be fitted up in a very superior manner, will be 80 feet in length, and the after end will be divided up as a drawing room. The Ladies' Cabin, which is placed on deck, will be 40 feet in length. In these Cabins there will be 66 sleeping berths, 18 of which will be fitted up as State Rooms. In addition to the above the new Boat has a capacious freight hold and a very roomy steerage. She is 655 tons burden, and is to have two engines of 75 horse power each, made by Messrs. John D. Ward & Co. of this city. Her boilers are to be placed on deck, on which the greater part of the engines and machinery will also be. The promenade deck is to be 120 feet long by 24 feet broad. The British America is expected to be ready to commence running to Quebec by about the 15th July. She will be a very commodious passage vessel, making great speed with very superior power as a Tow Boat.
the following consists of extracts from a variety of sources, some edited for length

It is with the greatest regret, says the Liverpool Times, that we have to communicate the particulars of one of the most fatal shipwrecks that has occurred on the coast of this country for several years. On Friday night last (April 16th 1830) the Newry, Captain Crosbie, from the port of Newry, bound for Quebec, with about 400 passengers on board, ran on the rocks at Portinclineon, near Bardsey, in Carnarvon Bay and was dashed to pieces in a few hours .. two hundred of the passengers perished in the wreck ! . . . . The ship left Newry on Wednesday, and in beating down the channel, the weather being very foggy, she got too far into Carnarvon Bay and was driven onto the rocks about nine o'clock on Friday night. A considerable part of the passengers, who were principally Irish emigrants, were below when the ship struck ; and such was the violence of the shock that the ladders between decks were knocked away and the ship filling with water, every soul below perished. The Captain, with the crew and about half the passengers, succeeded in reaching the shore, though in what manner we have not learned. They were all in the most wretched condition, many of them having lost everything that they possessed in the world. The greatest part of them are at Carnarvon, where they have been treated with great kindness by the inhabitants. A passenger arrived from Portinclineon at Carnarvon, a short time before the last accounts were sent away, who stated that the ship had gone to pieces, and that the shore was covered with dead bodies. Among those who have perished, are said to be several respectable families.
The Liverpool Courier adds:—
We have taken some trouble to obtain further information respecting the above disastrous occurrence, but we have not been able to collect more than the following particulars:— The accident was occasioned in consequence of the light on Bardsey being rendered invisible by the thickness of the weather ; but the Captain having observed breakers to be near, he ordered the ship to be put about. It was too late, however, for this manoeuvre to direct her perilous course among the shoals, for in coming round she gounded upon the rock, and the result was the dreadful catastrophe detailed above. In this distressing situation the Captain ordered the mizenmast to be cut away, so as to fall upon the rock, in order to form a gangway for those to get on shore who were able to leave the vessel. In this manner the crew and one hundred passengers only, out of three hundred and sixty who were who are said to have been on board, contrived to save their lives. A number of the passengers arrived at Carnarvon on Sunday, some of them almost destitute of clothing, where they received all the assitance which the humanity of the inhabitants could bestow ; and the Mayor and Magistrates, in a spirit most honourable to their feelings, instantly set on foot a subscription for their relief, for which purpose 31 was immediately raised. On Monday morning eighteen of the sailors and passengers sailed in the Abbey steamboat, belonging to Mr. Daney, for Liverpool, where they arrived about eight o'clock in the evening ; the rest received a hearty meal and 4 shillings each, were forwarded in Carts to Bangor.

the Newry Telegraph had reported:
The spirit of emigration to British America has not been stronger, or more extensively prevalent, in this part of the country, for several years back, than at the present. Messrs. Lyle's large and commodious ship, the Newry, is just on the eve of leaving this port, with a full complement of passengers, for Quebec, and three other vessels are already advertised for the same destination, to sail in the course of this and the ensuing month. A number of the persons going out in the Newry are very respectable, and we have observed an appearance of comfort, and, to use a word abundantly expressive, and which our country friends at least will understand, of roughness about the passengers generally not always to be met with. A novel and interesting sight was witnessed here on Saturday. Some emigrants, from the neighbourhood, we believe, of Banbridge, passed through this town, accompanied by a respectable body of Free-masons, with music, vestments, and all other paraphernalia of this ancient order. Having accompanied their friends to the water's side, at Warren Point, and mutually exchanged the sad parting adieus, this band of brothers' was then escorted out of town by the brethren of Warren Pont, by whom, it appears, they had been previously received and hospitably entertained in their Lodge rooms.

The North Wales Chronicle of April 22
.... It appears there were about 400 emigrants on board .... by the most fatiguing and dangerous exertion on the part of the crew, nearly 300 of them were enabled to land, many of them in a state of nudity, and others with blankets &c. round them, having been in their berths, and most of them sea-sick at the time the vessel struck. The crew of the Newry behaved with the utmost courage and humanity. In a state of exposure and exhaustion, and many of them severely injured, they continued their exertions for the preservations of the passengers until four o'clock in the morning, when David Griffiths, a seaman in the neighbourhood, assisted by Owen Jones and other persons, succeeded in rescuing between forty and fifty men, women and children, from their perilous situation on the wreck. .... The vessel broke up on Sunday, and what remained of the wreck was sold by auction on Monday. Fourteen dead bodies were found amongst the broken timber and on the rocks, all of which were decently interred. ....

The Liverpool Journal of April 24
.... We have seen Captain Crosbie, at Mr. Gould's in the Old Church-yard, and he has only just arrived from the scene of the catastrophe, we are enabled to correct, on his authority, the various statements that have appeared in the papers. Although the loss of life was considerable, we are glad to find that it was much less than has been generally reported. .... In this trying moment, we regret that the crew acted in a manner derogatory to the character of British Sailors. With a selfish and cowardly inhumanity, they quitted the wreck and refused to lend the Captain any further assistance. The first and second mate (the latter is Captain Crosbie's son) and the carpenter, however, stood by him in this emergency ; and the two last, having got onto a rock, they made preparations for getting the passengers ashore. At this time the deck was crowded, the majority of the affrighted emigrants in a state of nudity ; they would listen to no advice, obey no orders, but clamorously crowded round the Captain, desiring him to save them. Several got in a boat, but it swamped ; and it was attempted to get others ashore by means of a rope, held by the carpenter and second mate. The surf, however, was so violent, and the poor creatures so impatient and so awkward, that there was little hope of saving all their lives by these means. The Captain therefore cut down the mizenmast, but unfortunately it fell short of a projecting rock, on which he intended it should fall. The tide at this time was rising, and consequently urged the necessity of speedily adopting a more efficacious remedy. A ladder was obtained, but in the confusion, it fell overboard. — Luckily the Captain bethought him of a spar, which, resting on the mast, reached the rock. The poor emigrants were directed to hold fast by this with their hands, and hitch themselves by degrees from the ship to the shore. The sight was truly appalling. Young women with nothing on but their chemises, and fathers and mothers with children on their backs, were among those who endeavoured to gain the shore. Many lost their holds, and were saved with difficulty ; others perished in the surf. This scene continued till morning, when the arrival of some of the country people relieved the Captain and his assistants, who were by this time in a state of utter exhaustion. With great efforts all the passengers, with the exception of one family, who refused to leave their berth, were got ashore before the vessel went to pieces. The night and the morning were rendered doubly severe by a constant fall of sleet and snow ; and we regret to state, that among those who perished, were four who died from cold. The number who perished altogether did not exceed at the utmost twenty-five ; Captain Crosbie thinks it less than twenty, as not more than fourteen bodies had been found previous to his leaving the place. Every thing was totally lost. Neither clothes nor storage was saved, and the Captain himself estimates his loss at three hundred pounds, including several sums given him by some of the passengers, for safe keeping. The greatest praise is due to the hospitality of the Welsh, and the good conduct of the shipwrecked Irish. A man named Griffith is particularly mentioned among those deserving of praise.

Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday June 3rd - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 01 schooner Marie Louise McHarron 24 April Antigua   to Moir & Heath / rum & sugar
June 04 brig Governor Hodgson Burrowes 15 May Bermuda   to Tucker & Stewart / sugar
June 04 brig Catherine Cameron 25 April Grenada   to James Ross / rum & sugar
June 04 bark Mary Ann Laidler 08 April Liverpool   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
June 04 brig Thames Adams 10 April Glasgow   to Roger Dean & Co. / goods
June 04 brig Eagle Davidson 15 April Shields   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
June 04 bark Indus Rodgers 13 April London   to J. Leather & Co. / in ballast
June 04 bark Friends Clark 04 April London   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 04 ship Rebecca Laurie 20 April Greenock Louis H. Ferrier, Esq., Col. H.M. Customs, Quebec ; Mr. Ferrier junior ; three Misses Ferrier ; Miss Kerr ; Dr. Cairns ; Messrs. Macnider, Macintyre, Laurie, W. Ross ; Thompson | six crew of the Mars, wrecked at sea | 40 settlers to Laurie & Co. / general cargo
June 04 brig Earl of Dalhousie Raisbeck 16 April Hull 70 settlers to order / in ballast
June 04 ship Canadian Morgan 13 April London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
June 04 ship Strathisla Bonyman 25 April London Messrs. Revans, Bingham, Clarke and Keates | 3 settlers to J.S. Campbell / general cargo
June 04 brig Quebec Marchant 01 May St. Vincents   to Forsyth, Walker & Co. / rum
June 04 ship Winscales Messenger 14 April Liverpool 10 settlers to William Price & Co. / general cargo
June 04 schooner Dispatch Cousins 06 May St. John, N.B.   to Finlay & Co. / rum
June 04 ship British Sovereign Thomas Thompson 05 April London Mrs. Alsopp, two children and servant ; Mrs. Denham, three children and servant ; Miss Todd ; Mr. Alsopp junior ; Mr. McKenzie ; Mr. Duncan ; Mr. Finlay ; Mr.& Mrs. Thorncraft | 19 settlers to W. Price & Co. / general cargo
June 04 ship Westmoreland Hull 14 April Hull 181 settlers to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 04 ship Abeona Tait 14 April Belfast   to G. Symes & son / in ballast
June 05 ship Lady Gordon Harmer 14 April Liverpool   to G. Symes & son / general cargo
June 05 bark Trial Scott 05 April London   to order / in ballast
June 05 bark Benjamin & Mary Sheffield 08 April London   to E. O'Hara / in ballast
June 05 bark George Canning McClelland 14 April London   to J. Dyke & Co. / in ballast
June 05 bark New John Ayre 08 April London 4 settlers to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
June 05 brig Ceres Dunn 08 April London   to J. Dyke & Co. / in ballast
June 05 brig Nancy Baily 25 April London   to R. Methley / in ballast
June 05 brig Martha Newell 09 April Liverpool   to Gillespie, Finlay & Co. / general cargo
  the vessels below, with limited detail included as a late addendum to those reported in the June 3rd issue
June 05 ship Ottawa Douglass 02 April London Mrs. Walker, sister, two children & servant ; Mr.& Mrs. Begley ; Messrs. Field, Eckart. Orkney, Gray & Bectson | 9 settlers to Price / general cargo
June 05 ship Bolivar 14 April Liverpool   to Pembertons / salt
June 05 bark Thomas Wallace Douglas 10 April Portsmouth   to Atkinsons / in ballast
June 05 bark Concord Johns 08 April Bristol 54 settlers to Atkinsons / in ballast
June 05 bark Lord Stanley Bains 11 April Hull 54 settlers to H.G. Forsyth / in ballast
June 05 bark Bellona Ritchie 05 April Newcastle   to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 05 bark Isabella 27 April Bristol   to Gordon & Co. / in ballast
June 05 brig Mars Watt 28 April Carnarvon   to Pembertons / in ballast
June 05 brig William Fell Farren 23 April Newry 228 settlers to Pembertons / Linen
June 05 brig Spring Emmerson 56 days Bordeaux   to Atkinsons / brandy &c.
June 05 brig Andromeda Wilkie 07 April Liverpool Mr. Watley to J. Hamilton / salt
June 05 brig Jons ? 09 April Hamburgh   to order / in ballast
June 05 ship John Francis Miller 08 April Liverpool   to Froste & Co. / general cargo
June 01— — Susan, Nicholson, (for) Plymouth
June 01— brig Catherine, Cunard, (for) Halifax
June 02— — Mary, Taylor, (for) Pictou

We alluded, in our last, to the numerous Emigrants for Canada and the United States, who, at the present period, are taking their passage from this port. During the whole of last week the neighbourhood of our docks presented quite a bustling appearance, from the number of country people arriving with their families and luggage, and proceeding on board the different vessels about to sail for Quebec, New York &c. From what we can learn, as many as 500 passengers have actually sailed since our last, one vessel alone taking 200 passengers, another 150, &c. Notwithstanding these deportations, the number of individuals of the class alluded to, who were to be seen yesterday wandering about the town, in every direction, appeared undiminished. — Hull Packet
Arrived at the Port of Quebec Thursday June 10th - MG
Date Vessel Master Sailed From Passengers Remarks/Consigned to
June 05 ship Suffolk Reast 20 April Hull 85 settlers to R. Methley / in ballast
June 05 ship Sir William Bensley Smith 01 April Portsmouth   to J. Dyke & Co. / in ballast
June 05 ship Hero Moorson 38 days Bristol   to G. Symes & Co. / in ballast
June 06 ship Hope Kent 13 April London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
June 06 bark Don Hall 13 April Hull   to G. Symes & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Faside McArthur 12 April Glasgow 7 settlers to A. Gilmour & Co. / in ballast
  with part of the crew of the Mearns from Greenock, abandoned at sea
June 06 bark Rokeby Hopper 27 April London   to H. Atkinson / in ballast
June 06 bark Saladin Murray 13 April Cork 5 settlers to G. Symes & Son / in ballast
June 06 bark Argus Johnson 18 April Plymouth 16 settlers to order / in ballast
June 06 bark Miriam and Jane Smith 07 April Newcastle   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
  Captain Smith was drowned at Quebec on Sunday night [June 6th], by the upsetting of his boat when going on board the vessel, at anchor in the harbour.
June 06 bark Industry Lodge 45 days Hull   to J. Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Jane Scott 12 April London   to J. Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Exmouth Greig 07 April London   to W. Patton / in ballast
June 06 bark Euphrosyne Lampson 09 April Newport 110 settlers to Lemesurier & Co. / coals
June 06 bark Pallas Campion 24 April Cork   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 bark Dominica Bowman 06 April Cork   to J. Dyke / goods
June 06 bark Priscilla Mitchell 10 April London   to J. Kerr / in ballast
June 06 bark Dependent Carr 63 days Bristol   to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Elizabeth Wright 14 April London   to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Fletcher Forster 14 April London   to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 bark Janus Richards 19 April Falmouth 3 settlers to order / in ballast
June 06 brig Memnon Mather 25 April Dublin 38 settlers to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Joseph & Mary Thirlwall 08 April London   to W. Patton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Astrea Smith 12 April Maryport   to H. Gowen & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Stephen Wright Lodge 01 April London   to order / in ballast
June 06 brig Robert Crosswaith 16 April Whitehaven   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Crown Whitfield 01 April Sunderland   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Liddle Thompson 59 days London   to J. Dyke / in ballast
June 06 brig Venus Nichol 04 April Aberdeen   to Moir & Heath / in ballast
June 06 brig Elizabeth Brown 31 March Southampton   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Baltic Merchant Crow 08 April Hull   to T. Ryan / in ballast
June 06 brig Urania Younger 08 April Hull 14 settlers to W. Peddie / general cargo
June 06 brig Francis Chalmers 27 April London   to H. Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig James Anderson Clough 14 April London   to H.G. Forsyth & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Mary Brown 11 April Peterhead   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Archibald Hunter 24 April London   to W. Price & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Ann Eliza Jane Simpson 04 April Hull 27 settlers to Froste & Co. / in ballast
  the passengers are from the Mars of Alloa (Clackmannanshire, Scotland), which was abandoned at sea.
June 06 brig Cherub Selkirk 12 April Maryport   to order / in ballast
June 06 brig George the Fourth Collier 20 April Sunderland   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Halls Clark 06 April London   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 brig Charlotte Sloan 09 April Liverpool   to J. Leather & Co. / coals
June 06 brig Amphitrite Elliott 07 April Newcastle   to Gordon & Co. / in ballast
June 6th brig Harmony Peart 18 April London   to J. Dyke / in ballast
June 06 brig Albion Lewis 18 April London   to Lemesurier & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig True Briton Baldison 27 April Liverpool 47 settlers to E. Baird / fruit, general cargo
June 06 ship John Porter Maxwell 11 April Dublin 142 settlers to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 ship Isabella Banks 28 April Liverpool 6 settlers
June 06 ship Wexford Barry 13 April Wexford 131 settlers to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 ship Atlantic Johnson 15 April Liverpool 7 settlers to Symes & Son / salt & coals
June 06 ship St. Mary Gill 19 April Hull 209 settlers to Levey & Co. / goods
June 06 bark Castlereagh Coates 21 April Dublin 175 settlers to order / in ballast
June 06 bark Montreal Frost 14 April Hull   to Pemberton Brothers / in ballast
June 06 bark Wilberforce Clark 12 April Hull 200 settlers to James Hamilton & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Ann Walker 08 April Sunderland   to order /coals
June 06 brig New Felix Souligny Painchaud 08 April Liverpool   to order / general cargo
June 06 brig Robert William Harris Searchwell 08 April Liverpool   to Gowen & Co. / salt
June 06 brig Agnes Murphy 08 April Liverpool   to Gordon & Co. / general cargo
June 06 brig Dorcas Savage Fitzsimmons 05 April Portaferry 44 settlers to order / goods
June 06 brig Kingfisher Rayside 15 April London Mr. Ph__tly & servant ; Mr. Forrester ; Messrs. Reiffenstein, senior & junior ; Mr. O'Hara : Mr. Spong & son & Miss Spong to Thomas Hamilton / general cargo
June 06 brig Margery Handyside 11 April Newcastle 6 settlers to M. Bell / coals
June 06 brig Glenora / Glenroy Ware 13 April Scarborough 45 settlers to W. Patton / in ballast
June 06 brig Iphigenia Hird 07 April Hull 134 settlers to Symes & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Elizabeth & Ann Wright 20 April Londonderry 110 settlers to Rodger Dean & Co. / in ballast
June 06 brig Erato Mossop 21 April Jamaica   to Irvine & Co. / rum & sugar
June 06 brig John Callender Shields   to order / coals
June 06 brigantine Francis Baker 15 days Bay Chaleur   to the Captain / wine
June 06 brigantine Tweed Hancock 14 days Halifax   to order / rum & sugar
June 03— brigantine Jamaica, Fleming, (for) Jamaica
June 03— brigantine Francis, Brown, (for) St. Vincents
June 03— ship Kingston, Crouch, (for) Plymouth
June 04— bark Centurion, Bankier, (for) London

Welland Canal.
This important link in the chain of inland navigation will, it is stated by authority of the Directors to be in boatable order by the 15th May. It offers facilties for transportation deeply prejudicial to the interests of this State. The preparations for diverting trade through that channel, have been accelerated by the impolitic increase of tolls on our channels. The merchandize from the seaboard for the Western States, diverted from the Erie Canal at Syracuse, will find a cheaper passage through the Oswego Canal &c. The policy which thus deprives so large a section of the Erie Canal of its legitimate business, must be productive of consequences diametrically opposite to those anticipated by the Canal Board. The experience of the ensuing season, should that policy be persisted in, will, unquestionably, verify this prediction.— Rochester Daily Advertiser

Shipping Intelligence:
The John Molson steamer, went down on Thursday about 6 o'clock to bring up the John Francis, which had been ashore near Trinity Bay, and was leaky. She returned on Saturday with John Francis, having met her at Basque Island, and on her way up saw about 200 vessels inward bound.
The British Sovereign lost boats, bulwarks, cook house &c. The Ottawa lost one boat and bulwarks. The Rose Macroon and New Felix Souligny aso suffered.
The Mars from Alloa for Quebec has sunk at sea, the crew saved and arrived in the Rebecca and the Helen [the passengers arrived in the brig Ann Eliza Jane]
The Lord Wellington was seen dismasted on the 5th May in long. 31 and in a sinking condition.
The Wilberforce, from Shields, to Newfoundland, has been abandoned at sea.
The Munster Lass came into port on Sunday, having been dismasted, in long. 45, and received assistance and some men from the Nailer, McColl.
The Margaret Balfour threw part of her cargo overboard.
The Aurora, of Whitehaven, and Jane, of Dysart, have also been abandoned ; part of the crew of the former in the Harmony, and the latter the Uranus. Several of the Aurora's crew were lost.
The Lord Nelson was abandoned in long. 33, 23rd May. The Captain and two seamen arrived.
The Bremen barque Elizabeth, at New York 31st ultimo, spoke on the 30th April, in long. 21, the barque Clarkson, from Hull to Quebec with passengers. The Clarkson had lost her main and mizen masts, and would put back to England for repair.
The Crown, Hopper, from London for Quebec, is reported to have been dismasted and put back to England.
The Bellona brought up the crew of the Wilberforce, abandoned at sea ; Captain Dodds has gone to Miramichi.
Captain Jordison, of the —, supplied the George, of Peterhead, (which was dismasted and making for Newfoundland), with provisions.
The Pilgrim brought up Captain Spalding, mate, carpenter, and two boys belonging to the Hero, abandoned at sea 12th May, with seven feet water in her hold, having been struck by a heavy sea that day in lat 43, 21, long. 38. The Captain and crew were picked up in their boats on the 18th, by the Margaret Boyle, bound to Miramichi — six hands were subsequently put on board the Northumberland for that port. The Hero sailed from London on the 11th April, to Henry Atkinson, in ballast.

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