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ARRIVAL OF THE DERWENTWATER
The Press January 4th 1864

The ship Derwentwater, under the command of Capt. Thompson, arrived on Saturday at half-past 12. She sailed from Gravesend on the 1st September; experienced very heavy gales in the English Channel from the westward, during which Rear Admiral Fitzroy had the warning signals up at all the stations in the English Channel. She called at Plymouth to embark chief cabin passengers, and sailed again on the 12th September, after which experienced very fine weather and light winds. Crossed the Equator on the 16th October in long 300 27' W; had very little S E trade winds and very light variable winds till reaching lat 380 S. On the 7th November sighted Nightingale Island, passing to the southward of it about 30 miles, from there had a goo run as far as the longitude of the Cape, which was passed on the 12th, after which had light easterly winds for some days. When in lat 430 S and long lat 370 E, experienced strong westerly gales and very heavy hail and snow squalls. Between long 300 27' W