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Biographical memoirs.

. - Cook, Mr. J., 600.

Dandas, Adml. Sir. T., 349.

Goslmg, Capt. G., 281.

Halstead, Adml. Sir L., 499.

Harvey, Vice adrol.SirT. 711.

Paterson, Adml. C. W., 283.

Quin, Com. W. H., 206.

- Mottley, Rear adml. Sir S.,

499.

Senhouse, Capt. SirH., 786.

Southcott, Com. E., &00.

. Swiney, Com. W., 349.

Tracy, Ass.-sur., 2«4.

Weir, W. Capt., 500.

Williams, Adml. Sir r., 785.

Blackwood, Capt., appointed to the Fly

to survey, 874.
Blake's bow, 102. Com., on passages in China sea,

145.

— on Amoy harbour, 148.

Blonde, affair of, at Amoy, 149.

Boeas of Trinidad, 398.

Bocca Tigris, forts, capture of, 474.

Bogue forts, capture of, 331, 408, 415.

Bonaparte's remains removed, 169.

Bonetta rock, 816.

Bourchier, Capt., at Amoy, 149.

Bow, Mr. Blake's, 102.

Breakwater at Bristol, 469.

Brighton, 712.

Bremer, Sir G., despatches, 408, 474.

Brighton, breakwater at, 712.

Bristol, port of, 460.

Broadhurst, Mr., on the Bonetta rock,
819.

Buffalo, H.M.S., loss of, 135.

Buoys and beacons.

. on India and Arklow banks, Ire-
land, 8G5.

Bahia, 782.

. East tongue, Queens ch., 559.

. Flushing, 703.

Goodwin sands, 493.

• Gulf of Bothnia, 570.

Gunrleet, 641.

Hamburgh, at, 276.

Portsmouth harbour, 494.

Schulaw, 703.

in the Sound, 559.

Bush, Mr., light-house of, 489.
Byng, Com., death of, 60.

Cables, on hempen, 836.

Cacola El cove, Pacific, 257.

Caiffa, capture of, 83.

Canadian Timber at Savana, 659.

Canton K., capture of forts of, 3, 331.

actions, 411.

. capture of, 765, 47i>.

loss at attack on, 850.

Carlos, San, Nicaragua, 40.
Carib wigwam, 459.

Caribs at Trinidad, 457.
Carrot, Theodore, notice of, 278.
Cassel feet into English; table, 350.
Catherine. St., whale fishery at, 591.
Cecille, Capt., report on French whale

fishery, 591,738.
Charlotte, log of, 679.

loss of, 561.

China, proceedings on coast, 56,262,331.

< sea, currents in, 145-

on passages in, 145.

Chinese intelligence, 408, 473, 765, 849,

860.

religion of, 517.

Chops, Chinese, explanation, 784.
Chusan, city, account of, 59, 263.

. geographical position, 265.

—— islands, account, 44.

capture of, 765.

cause of sickness at, 698.

Circular head, 38.

Cockle gat, on lighting, 117.
Collier, Capt., on Caiffa, 83.
Collinson, Lieut., on Chusan, 433.
Collisions of steamers and sailing vessels,

272 339.
Columbinej Capt., G. H-, on Trinidad

394,400,453, 527,600.
Compass deflection, 343.

variation of, 505,

Congo river water analyzed, 23.
Convention of Alexandria, 17.
Cook, Cspt., his antiscorbutics, 293.
Copper of Bonetta, report on, 25.
Courts martial, 485, 486.
Crawford island, longitude of, 843.
Crowe on coast of Norway, 577.

Admiral, notice of, 611.

——_———— on name of, 708.
Currents in West Indies, 100.

• on Campeche bank, 656.

Cyclops, dimensions of, 567.

Daniell, Professor, on waters of African

rivers, 20.
David Scott barque, 374.
Delor, Capt., presented with a telescope,

874.
Denman, Capt., notice of, 278.
Destruction of merchantmen, 130.
Discipline of merchant Ecrviee, 374.
Dorville, Mr. J. W., heroic conduct of,

776.
Dover harbour, remarks on, 30.
Ducks, mode of catching, 583.
Dryad, case of ship, 46.
—— loss of, 552.
Drury B. on Gillmore shoal, 292.

Edinburgh, H.M.S., memorials of, 573.
Elliot, Admiral, return of, 268.

Capt., on Chinese proceedings,

849. cast away, 859.
Elson, Mr., on Grahams shoal, S59.
Elton, brig, reward, 273.
Erebus mountain, position of, 636.
Errata in Raper's navigation, 63, 500.
Essington, port, climate of, 586.

— natives of, 587.

———^—— settlement of, 587.

loss of Pelorus at, 587.

Euphrates, expedition to, 639.
Evans on certain dangers, 672.
Escretis islands, account of, 729.

Fairfax Mount, 443.

Fairy, H.M.S., loss of, 72, 116.

■ late crew of, 128.

report on, 496.

Falsterbo point, reef off, 220.

Falkland island, climate of, 649.

Fawn, H.M.S.,prize of, 574.

Fayal, height of, 754.

Firme, slaver, capture of, 862.

Florentia, ship, voyage of, 448, 537, 674.

Fogs of Bosphorus', 794.

Freemantle, shipping of, 727.

Fresh water obtained from salt, 269.

Fuel, Grant's patent, 707, 736.

Funchal longitude, 843.

Gaboon R., water analyzed, 22.

Gales, prognostics of, Australian coast,

722.
Galloway's engines, trial, 273.
Garnck, ship, her mate presented with

a telescope, 874.
General steam navigation company, 871.
George town, Australia, 189.
Geyser steamer, 270.
Glassgorman bank, buoy on, 865.
Gold coast, survey of, 842.
Goodwin sands, 831.
Gordeware point, reef off, 378.
Gordon, Mr., light-house on Morant point,

607.
Gough, Sir H., despatches of, 768.
Grant's patent fuel, 707, 736.
Grenada hill, height of, 43.
Grenada town, 185.
Grim cape, Australia, 37.
Guam island, 450.
Gulf stream, force greatest, 658.
Gunnery, naval, 203.

Hains, Capt., on the Bonetta rock, 820.
Hall, Capt., on loss of Fairy 124.

S. P , on shoals, 521.

on observing planets, 699.

Harbour packet, 416.
Harris, Mr.,on lightning conductors, 105.
Havre rock, account of, 866.
Hay, Mr. D., thanks to, 352.
Health, preservatives of, 293.
Helpman, Lieut., promotion of, 871.
Herbert, dipt., despatches, 854.
Hewett, Capt, on tides in N. sea, 180.

Hewett, Capt., memoir of, 116.

Mrs., memorial, 425.

Holland, Lieut., on Pickle bank, 45.
Hongkong, British Bag at, 335.

■ possession taken, 474.

Horizon, Lieut. Becher's, 521.
Houghton, on Admiral Crowe, 708.
Houtmans Abrolhos, 197.
Hunt, Mr., earthquake at Terccira, 631.
Hurricane at port Essington, 584.
Hurricanes in West Indies, 666.
——— near Swan R., prognostics
of, 745, 752.

Icebergs off the capo, 341, 710.
India bank, buoy on, 865.

passages to, 407.

steam communication with, S53,

404.
Indian Oak, loss of, 299, 385.

navy, officers of, 623.

Iron steamer of Bristol, 260.
Islands, new, Australia, 670.

new, in the Humber, 712.

Java, poisonous valley in, 380.
Jolly, Mr., rudder of, 188.
Jones, Capt., reward to, 274.

__— on bank in river Plate, 361.

Juggernaut pagoda, position of, 378.

Kaiffa, description of, 3.
Kings island anchorage, 329.
Kuper, Capt., despatch of, 853.

Lang's tube scuttles, 102.

La Roche, application to parliament, 275.

Law Decisions.

1 Bottomry, Armadillo, 569.

. Choice, 568.

■— F.liza Frances, 5G8.

. Harmony, 568.

Heart of oak, 569.

Prizes, Florida, 569.

Pandar, 567.

Collisions, Countess of

Durham, 278.

Jay, 278.

Neptune, 279.

Salvage, Ardwell, 567.

Castor, 568.

. Cato, 569.

Gamma, 569.

Helen Maria, 568.

Hope, 599.

Hunter, 280.

1 James, 279.

Maria, 568.

Mary, 280.

Mary Ann, 568.

Premier, 278.

Scotland, 568.

Sophia, 280.

Theodore Heinrick, 279.

. Tyne, 569.

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Logs of merchant ships, 831-

Log of Charlotte, 479.

Loudon, Mr., on poisonous vail*) "»

Java, 381.
Longitude, Lieut. Raper on, 110, 1<6,

241,379,472.

Acapulco, 241.

■ ■ Agoada point, 703.

Alijos, 472.

Anjenga, 764.

Benito I., San, 380.

. Blanco cape, 379.

Bombay, 762.

Bonca port, 379.

Cayman, great, 111.

Calcutta, 764.

Cedros I., 380.

Chagres, 112.

Clara Santa, 1 IS.

Corrientes, cape, 242.

Cocos island, 380.

. Culebra port, 379.

Diamond harbour, 764.

Dulce gulf, 379.

Edgecumbe cape, 617.

Etches port, 473.

Guatuleo, port, 212.

Guadaloupe I., 472.

Helena point, St., 113.

Jose, San, 380.

Lazaro, Sao, Monte, 380.

Libertad, 842.

Lucas, C, St., 380.

Madras, 7til.

Mangalore, 763.

Manzamlla bay, 243.

Magnetic island, 379.

Mazatlan bay, 242.

Mendicino cape, 014.

Mulgrave port, 473.

Nassau, 111.

Nootka, 473.

Orange cay, 111.

Omruaney cape, 317.

Phipp* cape, 617.

Reves, point de loe, 617.

Remedies port, 379.

Realejo port, 242.

San Diego port, 472.

. Scott cape, 617.

St. James cape, 617.

Sitka, 472.

Loc-choo people, character, 302.
Lopez water analyzed, 23.
Loss of British ship Wilful, 4G.

British ships, causes of, 47.

H.M.S. Buffalo, 135.

. Spey, 135.

Zebra, 94.

Lorenzo, a visit to, 610.
Louisa cutter, wreck of, 859.

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Madras roads, notes on, 361.
Madura mount, height, 10.

Magicicnne, loss of, 277.

Magnetic equator, 99.

Magnetic observatory, 505.

Magnetism and electricity, 103.

Mahogany, where cut, 73.

Malta, quarantine at, 039.

Manila, description of, 537.

Mapliu light-house, 336.

Marine insurance, 552.

Martin, Capt., on shingle, 29.

on the Goodwin sands,

831.
Master, Rn., on the Maidens light in a

fog, 863.
McDougal, Mr., on the Bonetta rock,

818.
McKennie, Mr., on Madras, 361.
Medea, its dimensions, 567.
Mediterranean, storms of, 231.
Mehemct Ali, medal to, 354.
Melbourne, town, Australia, 191.
Memorial, Mrs. Hewett's, 425.
Men-of-war again, 872.
Merchantmen, destruction of, 130.
Merchant ships, old, their disposal, 63.
——— seamen's fund, 198.

service discipline, 374.

Mermaid, trial of, 273.
Mexico, road infested, 580.
Metaphors of the Chinese, 832.
Meteoric appearance, 874

Michael, St., submarine volcanoes of, 754.

■ eruptions of, 757.

Miller, Mr., on eq. current, 447.
Minto, Earl, moves vote of thanks in

parliament, 207.
Mississipi steamer, 492.
Missouri steamer, 492.
Mitchell, the pirate, 660.
Moira, Bliip, case of, 375.
Mooney, R-, water analyzed, 22.

Mr., voyage of, 655.

voyage to Vera Cruz, 578.

Monsoon, remarks on, 365.
Morant, point, light on, 101.

light-house for, 607.

Mordaunt, Capt., on Weary bay, 669.
Murray, Mr. A. C, gallant conduct of,

862.
Musquito, coast, description of, 73.

Indian king, 73.

Naparima hill, height, 605.
Naples, poisonous lake near, 383.
Naval force, comparative, 697.

officers, full pay of, 64.

rendezvous, 345.

Navy, R., officers of, from 1816 to 1841,
353.

of United States, 277.

movements of, 68, 139. 213, 285,

351, 429, 501, 571, 645,717, 789,877.

list, oldest, 874.

royal, inspection of, 870.

Nautical collections, 884.
Nels«n memorial, 350.
Nemesis, iron steamer, 334.
Newfoundland, remarks on the name of,

838.
Nicaragua, town of, 255. lake, excursions to, 39, 184,

253, 321.
Nicolas, St., gat, Capt. Hewett on, 117.

Capt., on rock of Cape do Uatte,

131.

Nicholson, port, account of, 609.
Niger expedition, royal presents to the
commanders of, 352

accounts of, 315, 732.

Nights at Falkland islands, 653.
Nimrod, H.M.S., at Chusan, 436. journal of, 436.

Noddall, Mr., heroic conduct of, 575.
Northers, prognostics of, 656.

advice respecting, 656.

Old Bahama channel, current of, 657.

Oleliet village, 444.

Ometape mount, height of, 40.

Owen, Capt. R., on Musquito coast, 73,

178.
Owerrie, R., New Zeeland, 243.

Packet station channel, 134.

harbour, 416.

of West Indies, remark on, 230.

Paddle wheels, on form of, 261.
Palmyras point, pilot station, 343.
Parliamentary notes, 275.

Passage, Macao to Sincapore, 147.
Passages of great steamers, 258.

to India, 407.

Patras, entering, caution, 349.
Paul, St. island, account of, 739.
Pay, full, of naval officers, 64.

Pearce, J., voyage to Pepper ports, 729.
Pearson, Dr., on sulphuretted hydrogen,

28.
Pechell, Sir J., on firing at Acre, 18.
Padang, remarks on, 730.
Pelorus, river, New Zeeland, 243. note on, 563.

loss of, 587.

sale of, 871.

Pepper ports, Sumatra, voyage to, 729.
Pensioners and pensions, 870.
Perry's inkstand, 352.
Petersburgh, directions for masters of

vessels at, 223.
Petition on merchant seamen's fund, 198.
Philip port, Australia, 190.

steam-boat at, 699.

Phillips I. Australia, 320.
Phillippinc islands, notes of, 674.
Pico, height nf and eruptions of, 753.
Pilot station, P. Palmyras, 313.
Pilots of Belize, 679.
Pique, H.M.S., escape of, 97-

Planets, observing in daytime, 699.
Plymouth breakwater light, 276, 337.
Poisson, on local attraction, 648.
Port Essington, hurricane at, 584.

Praya, Quail island, longitu Ic, 843.

Porto Grande, remark on, 7J5.

de llheo, 755.

Potatoes, granulated, 543.

Pottinger, Sir H., instructions of, 85T.

Presentations, 814.

Prince of Wales, birth of, 847.

Protests, value of, 824.

Promotions, 67, 138, 212, 284, 366, 428,

501,571,644,716,789, 887.
Pursers serving as clerks, 871.

Quarantine regulations, absurdity of,
839.

Paper, Lieut., on longitudes, 176, 379,
241, 472.

Lieut., on longitudes, 761.

navigation, errata in, 63, 500.

navigation, extract, 487.

Hees, Mr. J. F., gallant conduct of, 862.
Refuge harbours debate, 275.
Religion in China, 517.
Report of firing, 814.
Rendezvous, naval, 345.
Rcnnie's paddles, 261, 352, 422.
Reward for saving life, 273.
River, entrance ol, 837.
Robins I., Australia, 38.
Rodger's anchors, 682.
Rodney on neglect of lead, 708.
Roe, Lieut., Rn., on Swan river, 400.
Roseher, Gen., on island of St. Vincent,

734.
Royal navy, inspection of, 870.
Ruad island, see Tortosa.
Rudder, jury one, 188.
Rushbrook, Ensign, loss of, 671.

6abrina, 755.

Saldanha bay, water at, 491.

. fresh water at, 626.

Salibia, Trinidad, 458.

Sandwich islands, notes on, 547.

Sapienza isles, caution, 349.

Savana, customs at, 658.

people at, 659.

—— money at, 660.

—^— current off, 658.

Scott, Capt. J., islands, discovered by,

589, 590.
Scurvy, on, by Capt. Biden, 292.
Scuttles, Land's, 103.
Sea breaking, remark on, 233.
Senhouse, Cant. Sir Le, despatches of,

851.

. death of, 858.

Serpents niuulh navigation, 606,
Sharpe, Mr., on Yang-tsckeang, 516.
S*Uaw, Mr., on collisions, 339.

Sheringham, Lieut., note on, 274.

Com., presented with a

aworJ, 874.
Shin plaisters defined, 660.
Shingle, observations on, 29, 155.
Shipwreck of the Indian Oak, 299, 385.
Shooting stars, account of 235-
Sidon, capture of, 87.
Sierra Leone, water analyzed, 20.

■ longitude of, 843.

Signals for steam-vessels, 564.
Simons and Table bays, 420.
Skerries light, sale of, 695.
Slaver, capture of, 352, 862.
Slaves, liberation of, 273.
Smith, Col., on fall of Acre, 3.
——^ Sir S., arms, 171.

Mr., directions for Kowie, 488.

Smyth, Capt., on naval gunnery, 203.
Soil of Falkland islands, 654.
Sounding, on mode of, 333.

to judge by temperature, 658.

Spain, port, 399.
Spey, H.M.S., loss of, 135.
Sprent, Mr., on Madras, 363.
St Helena, discovery of, 169.
Stars shooting, account of, 235.
Steam navigation, Atlantic, 258.
——— packet harbour, 416.

: to Australia, 773,

vessels, collision, 272.

on the form of, 297.

Stewart, Capt., on Tortosa, 89.
Stopford, Adml. Sir R., on fall of Acre,

3. departure from Mediterranean,

551. dinner to, at Portsmouth, 627.

Com., court martial, 485.

Storm of November, 113.

prognostic of, 599.

of the Mediterranean, 231.

Stormy Jaek on weather, 804.
Strangford, races of, 731.
Stromboli, dimensions of, 567.
Styx, dimensions of, 567.
Salivan, Com., on Falkland I., 649.
Sulphuretted hydrogen, report on, 20.

of Africa, 7 V7.

Sumatra, voyage "on west coast of, 729.
Surveying, ill effects of exposure in, 533.
Surveys, notes on, 271.

Sultan's valley, water at, 795.
Swan River, weather at, 723.

shipping of, 727.

Sympiesometer, remarks on, 2:"7.
Syria war, vote of thanks on, 206.

Tables, errors in, 835.

Table and Simons bays compared, 5J.7.

Tamar R., Australia, 189.

Tenerife, St. Cruz, longitude, 843.

Tenimbcr, islands, 415.

Terceira, earthquake at, 631.

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