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Shipping Intelligence.

ARKIVALS. April 15— Benlomond, 35 ions, P. Campbell, from the East Coast, with 1 200 bushels wheat, 200 bushels maue. 1 ton pork. Passengers-Mr. J. Low, Mr. John Malton April 17 — Najii, 17 ions, James Tautari, from Ruispl, with 1 horse. April 17— Alexander. 36 tons, A. Miller, from the River Thames, with 11 urns flux, 5000 feet sawn limber. Passengers— "Messrs Orr and Nicholson. April 1 7— Haw knead, 29 tons, R. Lawrie, from Mahurangi, with 60D bushels shells. <■• April 17— Lucy and J.ime«, schooner, 50 tons, Joyce, from New Plymouth. Pa^-ngers— Rev. Mr. Stannard, Mill Stannard, Mr. Smart, and Upt. LidApril 18— Undine, schooner, Champion, master, from the Southward. Passenger, the Bishop of New Zealand.

DEPARTURES. April 15-Louisa, 24 tons, George Southgate, for Waiheki, in ballast. April 15-Ira, 20 tons, R. Waddy. for Poverty B»j, with 1800 bricks, 4000 feet Bawn timber, 9 cases merohamVise.-T. ftmsfll, agent. April 1 5— William, 20 tons, P. G'eenbill, for Matakans with 2 bags lugar, 1 cask pork, 2 bags flour. Apr.l 17-Grampus, 23 tons, G. Pawn for the Bay of Plenty, with 1 bale slops, I horse.-! 1 . Russell, agent.

The Lucy & James, arrived fit Onehunga on Thursday morning. She sailed from Wellington on the 7th instf, and ftom Taranaki on Tuesday latt. The Cornelia/from Londo „ theHth November, arrived at Nelion on the 29th March ; the Travancore, from the Downs the 9th December, had arrived at Canterbury. The English mail by the latter vessel h-dbeen received at Wellington in time to be despatched by the Lucy & James to Auckland. The barque Mann, Capt. Plank, from San FranCisco, armed at Wellinßton on the 6th iuat. She cle B r*dout at San Francisco, on iS'h February, for Valnarasio. but afterwards her declination wai altered for New Zealand. The San Franc.sco papers, which have come to hand by this arrival to the 2lsi I'eb., announce the following arrivals of yesselt from ttuse colonies duiing that month : Arrivals from tub Australian Colonies.— Feb. 1. Sarah Abigail, brig, Falkinbnrf, 68 days from Newcaslle, N. S. W. 2. Aquetnet, •bip, Dajjs, 68 days from the same port; Rory O'More, barque, Brenuan, 74 days from Launceston. 7- Mary Adeline, brig, Pearson, 92 days from Sydney. 8. Duchf si of Clarence, barque, Cole, 109 days from Hobari Town, via Tahiti, and Sandwich Islands. Clbared out.— Feb. 5. Avon, barque, Wood, for Sydney. 8. Zaine, brig, Chaddock, for South Australia 11. Deucalion, ship, Homer, for Sydney, Waterlilly, bug, Gebband. for Hobart Town. *8. Samuel M. Fox, schooner, Pryde, for Launccston.

Wreck of ihe Schooner John Whitelky — By the arrival of the Lucy & James we have intelligence of the total lo 88 of this fine new schooner, to. getber with the greater part of her cargo, which occurred en the morning of Monday the 31st March, on a reef near the entrance of the harbour of New Plymouth, to which port she was bound. She cleared out at Auckland on the 7th, and tailed from Manakau on the Bih ultimo with a valuable general cargo of merchandize and touched at Kawhia, .where she took on board a quantity of wheat. SUe arrived off Taranaki on the evening of Sunday the 30th ultimo, and Capt. Liddeil kept as near *hore as posiible. rotnder to come to the anchorage early next morning. Ihe weather wr» veiy boisteroui, and the night dark, and tbe vessel having made more way to windward than the Captain bad reckoned, she struck suddenly on the Pupitapu reef and shortly after vent to piecei. Mrg. Liddell, her daughter, and Mr. Charlton. of Kawhia, were passengers in the Tfssel, but their lives, bs well is those of the Captain and crew, were providentially saved. The ichooner was the moperty of ibe Captain ; tbe was built by him at Kawhia for the Auckland and New Plymouth trade. He ha» sustained a heavy low on thus being deprived of hU veisel, md we are glad to learn that a subscription h« been proposed at Taraniiki to asiist him to re. place her; our Auckland mercantile men, we are sure, will be at ready as any to contribute towards such an object. _

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Shipping Intelligence., New Zealander, Volume 7, Issue 523, 19 April 1851

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Shipping Intelligence. New Zealander, Volume 7, Issue 523, 19 April 1851

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