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Aberration of compass, 77,

Australian discoveries, 273.
Abyssinia, travellers in, 48.

Avenger, H.M.S., loss of, 103, 157.
Ackergill, 380.

- part of wreck, 271.
Admiralty charts; 49, 111, 333, 391,
565.
-- court, case in, 272.
orders, 433.

Ball, Mr., on charts, 233.
Africa, remarks on coast of, 169. Ballast, report on throwing over, 20.
Agulhas, Cape, light, remarks, 490. Ballot, obtaining seamen by, 4.
Alecto, H.M.S., in Parana, 290.

Ballingall, Mr., on wrecks, and their
Algesiras, rules, observance, 386.

causes, 33.
Algoa Bay, on life boats at, 89.

Bangkok, shipbuilding at, 672.
- account of, 582.

Bank in Bristol channel, 442.
Allen, Capt., on pumps, 318.

- west of Ireland, 690.
- Mr., on steam evolutions, 598. Barnett, Capt., on Bermuda light, 378.
Anatam, New Hebrides, 575.

Barometer, marine, 417.
Ancient naval records, 426, 478, 539. Barrie, Mr., on merchant captains, 312.
Anchor, on keeping clear, 444.

Barrow, Mr., on naval records, 478.
Andaman island, chart of, 561.

Bass straits, wrecks in, 28.
Aneroid barometer, 672.

- lights of, 449.
Anha anchorage, 172.

Basses, instances of wrecks on, 59.
Ansons shoal, 386.

rocks, proposed light on, 57.
Anticosti, light, remarks on, 414.

- necessity of a light on, 343.
Anti-shipwreck Society, 27.

escapes of ships from, 343.
Antonio, S., peak, 286.

B. C. on merchant captains, 309.
Apprentices, dockyard, admission, 45. Beaufort, Admiral, on hydrographical
Arco, definition at Madeira, 411.

office surveys, 265.
- point, 471,

Beaupre islands, Pacific, 574.
Arctic expeditions, 272, 362, 441, 544, Becher, Commander, on Orkney lights,
610, 688.

299, 301.
last accounts from, Beechey, Captain, on bank in Bristol
688.

channel, 442,
Argonaut, on navigation laws, 355. Bell rock, sketch of, 374.

- our condition, 462, Belle isle, strait, navigation, 415.
Ariel, steamer, wreck of, 437.

Benevolent society, R. N., 437.
Ascension, or Bornabi, 579.

Bengal gulf, chart of, errors in, 561,
Atlantic to Pacific, routes of, 113. Benguela, 171.
Auckland, steamer, visit to Laccadives, Bermuda light, note on, 378.
193.

Biden, Mr. C., on the Basses, 57.
- screw schooner, 691.

- on Laccadives, 194.
Audubon, Mr., on Labrador, 665.

- on a light on Basses,
Aurora, on cause of, 150.

343.
NO. 12.-VOL. XVII.

4 T

686.

Bingham Com., on Tenasserim, 187. Cape Wrath, 380.
Bintang island, 474.

Castello Pico, height of, 624.
Bird's nests of Java, 293.

Castlereagh, schooner, loss of, 681.
Bird, Capt., note from, 689.

Celebes, position of, 245.
Births, 56, 112, 167, 224, 279, 334, 391, Chance, loss of, 222.
447, 566, 622, 694.

Charles Heddle's storm, 256.
Bishops rock, Pacific, 241.

Charts, Admiralty, on referring to, 201.
Blockade of Prussian ports, 489.

- 693.
Blue Jacket, on currents, 234.

Chekiang, China, 182.
Boats with cylinders, 322.

Chinhai, note on, 182.
Bornabi, island, Pacific, 642.

China sea, sandbank in, 161.
- government, 649.

- shoals in, 563.
-
language, 644.

Chinese objects of worship, 599.
Bottle papers, 222, 270, 321,

Chicago ship canal, 25.
– Thos. Brocklebank, 689. Chronometers, trial, purchased, 487.
- Sophia, 690.

Chusan, 186.
Bottomley's group, 651.

Cima Ilheo, 625.
Bounty bay, marks for, 569.

Circular storms, route of, 137.
landing in, 570.

Civic property on bank of Thames, 220.
Bradley, Mr., on Admiralty charts, 561. Clare reef, 386.
Brazil, charts of, coast, 606.

Coal of Bethelsdorp cape, 631.
Bread fruit at Bornabi, 642.

- search for on Malay coast, 204.
- mode of preserving, 651. - at Vancouver island, 155.
Bremer, Capt., on Basses, 345.

-Mergui, 190.
Brilliante shoal, 259.

Cock's comb mountain, 632.
Bristol, Board of Examiners wanted, 79. Collingwood paid off, 441.
Britannia islands, Pacific, 570.

Collison, Mr., on Arctic expedition,
British Merchant ships, 309.
- Navy and her seamen, 1, 64. Columbus, note on, 398.
- Sovereign, loss of, 156.

-- epitaph of, 399.
Brown, Com., court martial on, 204. Comoro islands, consul, 445.
Buoys and Beacons.

Compass, aberration of, 77.
Blyth sand, 160.

Conduit on ocean currents, 13.
Bunt Head, 321, 386.

Congalton, Com., on coal in Malacca,
Cardiff grounds, 321,

204.
Gedneys channel, N. York, 92. Constantinople, fire at, 565.
Healthshire, Port Royal, 563. Consular papers, No. L., 473.
Humber, river, 686.

Consuls opinions of Merchant captains,
Oaze and Shivering sand, 614. 309.
Penlee, point, 686.

Contract, first ship of line built by, 678.
River Tees, 617.

Cormorant rocks, 670.
Rock Head shoal, 489.

Cotinguiba river, directions, 319.
Swin Middle sand, 39.

Cottons, admission of, 489.
Weser river, channel to, 687. Courts martial, ancient, 541.
Wolf rock, 203.

Coral Group, Pacific, 577.
Burlington ship canal, 25.

Cromarty light, 317.
Burmese, character of, 192.

Crowe, Mr., on merchant captains, 310.
Byron bay, 340.

Cunningham, Mr., on Orkney lights,

300.
Currents, bottle, 321.

- off the Cape, 14.
Calegouk anchorage, 192.

in Indian ocean, 250.
California, gulf, notes in, 637.

oceanic, 174.
Calms, reasons for, 143.

of the ocean, 222, 234, 270.
Canals of Canada, 25.

permanent of the ocean, 13.
Canoes of Bornabi, 650.

Current in gulf California, 637, 640,
Cape Colony established, 583.

-- St. Lawrence, 665.

Dacres, Admiral, losses of, 327.

Fort William, 432.
Dead sea, American expedition to, 692. Foundations, submarine, 218.
- level of, 693.

Franklin, Sir John, orders of, 545.
Dædalus, H.M.S., lost on, 59.

- Lady, reward offered by, 364.
Dallas, Mr., on Tehuantepec, 113. Funchal city, 288.
Danish navy, list of, 270.

Fundy bay, navigation of, 671.
Deaths, 56, 112, 168, 224, 279, 334, 391,

447, 504 566, 622, 694.
De la Gravier, on last war, 465.
Denman, Captain, case of, 163.
Desertas, description of, 535.
- height of, 537.

Gabo island, Australia, 452.
Desertion at Port Philip, 251.

Garia shoal, 258.
Disappointment islands, 337.

General Wood affair, 550, 603.
Dornoch Firth, 317.

Gibbon, Mr. I., on Juan de Fuca, 225.
Dorothy, wreck of, 306.

Gordon, Lieut., on China Sea, 384.
Duke, Sir James, Lord Mayor, 690. Great circle sailing, 247.
Durability of foreign ships, 681.

-- tables, 491.
Dutton, Mr., lithographs, 277.

Guaymas, directions for, 638
Dyaks, remarks on, 555.

Guernsey, want of light at, 202.
Dyke, Com., R.N., on African coast, 169. Gulnare, schooner, escape of, 668.

Gutta percha described, 553.

Earthquake in Java, 212.
Eddystone, sketch of, 374.

Half-pay on shore established, 426.
Education in dockyards, 45.

Harbours, report on, 24.
Edwards' preserved potato, 691. Harrison, Mr., court-martial on, 67.
Egede, Hans, his sea serpent, 695. Hartlepool, port light, 384.
Eggers, on coast of Labrador, 667. Harris, Sir W., on lightning, 109.
Eleanor, loss of, 684.

Harwich harbour, notice, 488.
Elephant bay, 170.

'Iawke, Sir Edward, 126.
Elizabeth, port, origin of, 586.

lawkins, first voyage, 400.
Emigrant ships, regulations, 262. Heath, Com., on trial cruizes, 66.
-- loss of, 272.

- stern board, 603.
Equatorial stream, 130.

Healthshire beacon, 563.
Erromanga island, 576.

Hebrides, lights on, 382,
Errors in Admiralty charts, 561. Helena, wreck of, 306.
Evaporator, Erricsson's, 154.

Helsion I., Pacific, 241.
Examiners, board of wanted, 79. Henderson, Mr., on sea serpent, 618.
- at Liverpool, 589.

Highland river, Africa, 204.
Examination of masters and mates, 50, Honolula, port of, 338.
84, 195, 323, 432, 492, 558.

Hoskyn, Mr., on shoal off Kephiz point,

159.
Humble, Dr , on hurricane theory, 136.

Hunter island, position, 574.
Falkland island, supplies at, 92. Hurricanes, chronological account of,
Fastnet rock, light on determined, 161. 453.
- lighthouse, 613.

displacing battery, 404.
Fishermen, American, 665.

in China Sea, 147.
Findley, Mr., on lighthouses, 148.

theory, 12, 136, 375.
Florida stream, saltness, 16.

history of, 524.
Fonseca, gulf of, 420.

list of West India, 397.
Foote, Com., on Cape Agulhas light,

on their aberration, 7.
490.

-- in north Caledonia, 684,
Formosa channel, 244.

Tydrographic office, expenses, 265.

Ice in a crater, 327.

Lights, Calais, 615.
Ignacio isle, position, 637.

Cay West, 204,
Tanon pirates, 330.

Corsica, north point, 159.
Inglefield, Admiral, on Basses, 345.

Carnaervon port, 617.
Invasion of England, 80.

Dalrymple port, 450.
Island in China sea, 617.

Dartmouth, 321.
Islay, Rhines of, 381.

harbour, 203.
Deal island, Van Diemen Land,
489.

Gellibrand point, 450.

Goose island, 451.
Janellas rocks, 469.

Hartlepool Heugh, 384.
Java, earthquake in, 212.

Harwich harbour, 161, 488.
Jordan, river navigation of, 692.

Heyst, light vessel, 686.
Juan de Fuca strait, 225.

Howe cape, 452.
Jury rudder, Scott's, 260.

Kent group, 452.
Lisbon, red light at, 39.
Odet river, mouth, 616.
Otway, cape, 449.

Phillip, Port, 449.
Kabenda, 174.

Princes channel, 615.
Karang Bolong described, 293.

- Thames, 488.
K. J. on North Ronaldsha, 306.

- Ribble light, 91.
Kingston, hurricane at, 453.

Shortland bluff, 204,

Sow and pigs, Van Dieman
land, 93.

Swan island, 451.

Tees, Bran sand, 617.
Labrador, coast, Capt Bayfield on, 664.

Trevose head, 39.
Laccadive islands, 192.

- Weiling, light vessel, 686.
- anchorage among, 194. Lime juice, law case, 136.
Laers islands, position, 246.

Little Fish bay, 169.
Lake island, Labrador, 670.

Little Natashquan, 667.
Lark, H.M.S., loss of, 525.

Liverpool examiners, 589.
Laurel's bank, 384.

Lobito bay, 172.
Lazaroff island, 338.

Loch Ryan inlet, 318.
Ledo, cape, 174.

Lock, Capt., on Munn's reef, 257.
Lefoo, North Caledonia, 684.

Long Sault, descent of, 486.
Leighton, M., on rock off Dardanelles, Loo rock, at Madeira, 355.
202.

Lord Mayor's Day, 690.
- Capt., on St. Lawrence, 414. Los Roques, intended light, 162.
Lidbetter, Mr., on aberration of com Low, Col., search of, for coal, 205.
pass, 77.

Lourenzo point, Madeira, 349.
Lifu island, 515.

Loyalty islands, Pacific, 514.
Life preserver, Ayckbourn's, 166. Luash bay, 171.
Lightning, ship struck by, 271.

Lynch, Capt., expedition of, to the Dead
- protection from, 109.

Sea, 692
-- phenomena of, 158.
Lighthouses, improvements, 17.

report on deficiency of, 21.

on construction of, 148.
-- on distinguishing, 135.

Scotch account of, 314. Mac Askill islands, 578.
telegraphic, 379.

Machim, story of, 346.
Lights of lighthouses, 148.

Machim, Robert, story of, 281.
for steamers, 54.

Machico bay, Madeira, 353.
of steamers order on, 434. McKinnon, Capt., on Parana, 290.
Australian, 449.

MacLelland, Mr., on island in China
Bahama bank, Isle of Man, 90. sea, 617.
Banks strait, 451.

McQuhae, Capt., on sea serpent, 618.

McQubae, Capt., sketch of sea serpent, Napier, Mr., appointment to Comoro
659.

island, 445.
- reply to Prof. Owen, Naro, cape, California, 637.
659.

Nautical miscellany, 562.
Madeira islands described, 281, 346, - notices, 39, 89, 159, 202, 269,
405, 467.

319, 383, 442, 448, 561, 613, 686.
-- seasons of, 346.

--- sketches, 126, 252, 360.
-
storm at, 405.

surveys in progress, 265.
-- mails to, 429,

Nauticus on calms, 143.
- description of, 530.

Naval apprentices, 271.
Magnificent, H.M.S., danger of, 328.

officers, lists of, 98.
Malay coast, search for coal, 204.

receipt and expenditure, 216.
Manalipa, shoal off, 92.

- records, ancient, 426, 478, 539.
Manifest, ships, without, 161.

Navigation laws, 334, 355.
Marine Society's ships, 280.

- -- on repeal of, 145.
Marriages, 56, 112, 168, 224, 279, 334, Navy, hints on manning, 3, 64.
391, 447, 504, 568, 622, 694.

-- royal, state of, 96.
Martin, Capt., on invasion, 80.

- officers of, 273.
-- on tides, 393.

royal, in commission, 495.
-- Sir B., on navigation laws, 676. Nebulæ, notes on, 93.
Mary, of Liverpool, loss of brig, 382. Neill, Mr., on sea serpent, 654.
Massacre of missionaries, 548.

Nelson, new life of, 503.
Masters and mates, examination of, 50, New Caledonia, natives of, 685.
84, 195, 323, 432, 492, 558.

Newfoundland, gradual rise, 48.
- passed, 608.

- banks, 415.
Masters of merchant ships, general cha. Newhaven harbour, signals, 92.
racter, 309.

New York and Bermuda, steamers, 321.
Maulmain river, to enter, 191.

-- notes from, 564.
Mazatlan, anchorage at, 641.

- Zealand disturbance, 48.
Meacock, spontaneous combustion, 491. Niagara bridge, 563.
Medals, naval, determined, 388. Nicholay, Mr., on Oregon, 518.
Melbourne, draught for vessels, 25). Ningpo, account of, 183.
Mersey yacht club, 108.

North Ronaldsha, on light on, 300.
Messina, attack on, 564.

Northern light board, 299.
Metalanien harbour, 581, 644.

- established, 314.
Meteors, periodic, 110.

- Commissioners, report
Meteorological register, 56, 112, 168, of, 314, 380.
242, 280, 336, 392, 448, 504, 566,

- houses, 357, 430.
622, 694.

Nova Redonda, 173.
Meteorology, 264,
Milford haven lights, 563.
Mines of Uitenhage, 631.
Missionaries in Oregon, 548.
Mitchell, Mr., on screw moorings, 21.
Molage bay, directions for, 638.
Monoz point and bay, 468.

Ocean island, Pacific, 578.
Moon, on atmosphere of, 152.

- Monarch, loss of, 503.
- remarks on, 326.

Oliphants hoek, 632.
Moore, Com., instructions to, 364. Omega, ship, notice of, 392.
Morepus, remarks on, 245.

Oregon and Vancouvers island, 517.
Morro point, 173.

Orkney, list of wrecks at, 208.
Mossman, Mr., on Hartlepool, 384.

isles, 381.
Munn's reef, observation on, 257.

lights, required, 299.
Murder of crew of General Wood, 548. Orphan girls' asylum, 376.
Musgraves islets, 579.

Otway cape light, 449.
Mutability in officers, 252.

Outfit of ships, no law on, 387.
Overloading, a cause of wreck, 68.

- ships, 142.

Owen, Professor, on sca serpent, 659.
Nantucket shoal, account of, 563. Oxley, Mr., on gutta percha, 553.

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