Steamship Panama, for California.
San Francisco, &c.__
For San Francisco:
Dallas, Stephen J., postmaster
Johnson, Mr. H.
For Rio Janeiro:
Bond, James B.
Van Ellen, Daniel
New York Herald, December 27, 1848
The steamship Panama, Comstock, hence for California,
returned under canvas, having broken her cylinder and cylinder top on the 6th
of December, in lat. 33.27 north, long. 60.43 west, five days out; from which
date until the 21st, had high adverse winds; on the evening of the 21st, took
a heavy N.E. gail off Barnegat, in 17 fathoms water, which lasted to noon of
the 22d, when wind veered to the S.W., and commenced blowing very heavy. At
7 pm changed suddenly to N.W. and blew a hurricane for 7 hours with a heavy
sea, moderating on the 23d, leaving a heavy cross sea. Spoke schr.
Crescent City on the 15th, and ship Niagara
on the 24th, 24 hours from New York. On the 15th, Francis Sartvogli died of
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