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Pacific, currents in, 235.

Rice, Lieut., chart of Algoa bay, 587.
- directons for crossing, 244. Richard Cobden, compass of, 77.
- navigation, 337, 418, 511. Richardson, Sir J., instructions to, 365.
observations in, 240.

- progress of, 612.
Packet ships, British, 277.

Rink, Dr., on Arctic expedition, 616.
Padden, Mr., in Anatam, 576.

Ripley, shooner, escape of, 668.
Padron point, 174.

Roan Kiddi harbour, 550.
Panama, state of, 609.

Robertson, Mr., on Arctic crews, 545.
Papiete harbour, 567.

- Arctic expedition,
Parhelions, 264.

685.
Passengers bill proposed, 209.

Rock head shoal, buoy 489.
Paul da Sura peak, 286.

Rocks and shoals in Pacific, 574.
- de Loando, 174.

Rollers of the Atlantic, cause, 119.
Pedro, San river, Africa, 204.

Roman rock, notice of, 385.
Peel, Com., on bay of Fundy, 671.

- --- Algoa bay, 588.
Philip, port, anti-shipwreck society, 27. Romania shoals, 276.
voyage to, 249.

Ross, Sir James, 544.
Piddington, Mr., on Heddle storm, 256.

- report of, 610.
Pilot of Papiete, 567.

- instructions to, 363.
Pilots of Bristol, 201.

Rough, Mr., on cylinders, 322.
Pines, isle of, Pacific, 511.

Royalist bank, 384.
Piningat, visit to, 476,

Rudder, make shift, 260.
Pirates in Archipelago, 436.
Pitcairn's island, 567.

-- notes on, 570.
Plaw, Mr., on merchant captains, 310. Sadler, Mr., on want of light at Guern-
Pleasant island, 577.

sey, 202,
Point Salinas, 171.

Sailor's home, 595, 651.
Polar current, 416.

Samboanga, Spaniards at, 332.
Polytechnic institution, 272, 501, San Bras, Cape, 173.
Ponsonby, Capt., bottle paper, 689. Sandbank in China sea, 617.
Ponta del Gada, 471.

Sanda Island, character, 301.
- San Jorge, 472.

Sandwich island, 338, 576.
Peregrine island, 419.

Sarah, brig, loss of, 681.
Port Elizabeth, Africa, 582.

Saxon, Capt., bottle paper of, 690.
- Philip, light, 449.

Scout, H.M.S., affair of, 501.
Porto Santo island, 623.

Screw propelling, 691.
- discovery, 282.

Sea, encroachment of, 429.
Porto, definition of, 289.

-- experiment on, 228.
Portree, 381.

serpent, account of, 618, 654.
Portuguese navy, 322.

Seamen, on entering, 204
Potato, preserved, 691.

-- on treatment of, 6.
Powell, Professor, on meteors, 110.

- relation of, to the state, 3.
Provisions of the navy, 478.

- riggers, regulations for en-
try, 433.

- shipping of, act for, 41.
- advantages in ships of war,

2.
Quarantine regulations, 40.

-- British, in American ships,
in St. Lawrence, 321.
- abolition of, 620.

Seasons in Tenassarim, 187.
Queen's visit to Scotland, 277.

- at Madeira, 236, 346.
Quicomba, 173.

- see Weather,
Seical point, 470.
Serpent, great sea, 618, 654.
Shanghai, port of, 229.

Shank island, Pacific, 578.
Raven islands, 651.

Sharks point, 174.
Relief service, in Ireland, 93.

Sherwell, Lieut., on Cock's comb, 632.
Rhio, a glance at, 473.

Shipwrecks, report on, 20.

Shoals in China sea, 563.

Tidal harbour report, 20.
Singapore, Capt., Sir E. Belcher on,

Admiralty, circular on,
265.

163.
Signal lights for steamers, 54.

Tinghai, 186.
Skerryvore light, expense of, 316. Tobermory, 380.
- account of, 383

Towson, Mr., on Great Circle Sailing,
- house, construction of, 247.
366.

- tables on, 491.
Slave trade, effects of, 95.

Trade, south east, where begins, 249.
- treaty, trial, Denman, 163.

- winds, remarks on, 70.
Snake, H.M.S., loss of, 102.

Trial cruizes, Com. Heath on, 66.
Solomon Archi pelago, 575.

Trivett, Capt., visit to Port Philip, 249.
Spontaneous combustion, 491.
Sprowle, Capt. B., on Pacific, 240,
St. Abbs Head light, 430.
St. Lawrence navigation, 414.
St. Margarets Hope, 431.

Uea islands, Pacific, 570.
St. Paul I., current off, 250.

Uitenhage, Cape of Good Hope, 629.
- on making, 416.

Under currents, 238.
Stalkart, court-martial for loss of, 67. Uniform, naval, order on, 47.
Stanley, Capt., R.N., on Bass Straits, United States navy, 157.
448.

- Yacht club, 106.

- waves, 228.
Stars, on colours of, 155.
Start Point, Orkney, on light of, 300.
Steam-ship, evolutions, 598.
Stern board, Com. Heath on, 602. Valparaiso, gale of, 418.
Stevenson, Mr., Skerryvore, 366, Vancouvers island, 517.
Stewart islands, 575.

Vartrouyan, wreck of, 308.
Storm at Madeira, (1842,) 405.

Victoria harbour, Isle of Pines, 512.
Stormy Jack on Hurricanes, 374.

-- loss of, 606.
Strong island, 578.

Victualling, navy (1693) 427.
Struis bay, Africa, 490.

Vidal, Capt., on Madeira, 281, 346, 467.
Submarine foundations, 218.

- on Porto Santo, 623.
Sunrise, long. by, 620.
Sunset on finding, 560.
Superstition of Dyaks, 555.
Supplies in Pacific, 576.

Wakes island, Pacific, 241,
- at Bornabi island, 643. Walker, Mr., on Brazil char ts,606.
Surfs, remarks on, 119.

Walpole island, Pacific, 574.
Swallow of Java described, 297. Wapitagun harbour, 670.
Swedish navy, regulations, 40.

Waves, experiments on, 228.
Weather at Madeira, 346,

- in Pacific, 572, 582.
Welland canal, 25.

Wellington islands, 578
Tahiti, the pilot of, 567.

Wells, Mr., on Start light, 305.
Tajong, Patong, point, 205.

- telegraphic light, 379.
Talbot, H.M.S., passages of, 337. Weser, channel into, 685.
Tanna island, Pacific, 576.

Weston, Capt., on longitude, 620.
Tea shops, in China, 231.

Wigs, antiquity of, 482.
Teak, wood of Tenasserim, 188. Williamsburgh canal, 25.
Tehuantepec, isthmus of, 113.

Windward, an eye to, 462.
Tenasserim, provinces, 187.

Winter Hoek, 635.
Thomas, Lieut, on Start light, 303. Woodward, Capt., on Sea Serpant, 657.
Thompson, Mr., on Pacific navigation, Woolridge, Lieut., on Gulf of Califor-
418.

nia, 637.
- remarks of, 342. Woolwich, H.M.S., loss of, 526.
Thurso bay, 431.

Woosung, account of, 229.
Tidal electric phenomena, 393.

Wrecks, causes of, 31.

Wrecks at Orkney, 208.

Yacht regattas, 379.
on Sanda and N. Ronaldsha, Yangtsekiang river, 229.
302.

York Peninsula, stone at, 565.
- table, 438.

Yacht club, United, 106.

Zwartkops river, 630.

NEW BOOKS.

Adventures on the road to Paris, 443. Recollections of Bush life in Australia,

443.
Cosmos, 442.

Samarang, voyage of, by Sir E. Belcher,
Descriptive Atlas of Astronomy, and of 274.

Physical and Political Geography, Skerryvore Light account, 333.
503.

Steam warfare on the Parana, 166.

Laws of Shipping and Insurance, 502.
Narrative of events in Borneo, and

Celebes, 443.
Naval Officer's Manual, 328, 444.
Physical Atlas, 390.

Tales of a Traveller, 503.
Theory and Practice of Shipbuilding,

166.
The Sailor's Horn book, 502.
Yacht voyage to Norway, 620.

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