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ARRIVAL OF THE GREAT BRITAIN,

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ARRIVAL OF THE GREAT BRITAIN, LIVERPOOL, SEPTEMBER 15.—The Great Britain arrived this morning, shortly before eight o'clock her intelligence has, how- ever, been snticipated by the arrival of the Hibernia, Captain Hosken reports very satisfactorily of the powers of the screw and of the ship's machinery. During the whole passage the eoeioe. have never been stopped, but have worked with the greatest pos- sible regularity. The reason of the passage being of somewhat longer duration than was expected, is the difficulty of keeping a sufficient supply of steam. This difficulty her commander and engineer are, however, fully confident of overcoming in her future voyages. Captain Hosken sailed from New York on the after. noon of the 30th, and at 7 P.M. of that day the pilot left her. On her pllsage she has experienced very little westerly wind, asd one day, in a fine breeze, the ship made 298 miles, from noon to noon, It appears that, during the whole voyage, the vessel was never worked at a gieater pressure than 600 horse power, although her engines are of 1,090 horse power. The naturil consequence of this was, that instead of making, as it is calculated she can, se- venteen and a half revolutions per minute, she averaged but thir- teen. This is stated to arise from an insufficiency of the fur- naces and boilers, which ate both too small. The following table shows the degrees the vessel made, and the degrees run in each 24 hours Sailed from New York, Saturdayf Augutt 30, 4 p.m. « j NT- o, AOOfi LonK- DlSUn< Sunday, Aug. 31 2b 71 146 Mooday, Sept. I 40 43 6652 190 Tuesdsy, Sept 2 41 09 63 23 160 Wednesdsy, Sept. 3 43 00 60 10 212 Thursday, Sept. 4 44 28 56 16 196 Friday, Sept. 5 46 10 52 08 220 Saturday, Sept. 6 47 16 48 31 170 Sunday, Sept.7 48 17 44 52 J60 Monday, Sept. 8 49 38 41 10 173 Tuesday. Sept. 9 51 17 33 56 287 Wednesday. Sept. 10 52 20 27 00 270 Thursday, Sept. 11 52 00 20 28 243 Friday, Sept. 12 52 20 15 00 200 Saturday Morning, Sept. 13, made land. ine vibration so generally complained of in paddle'wheel steamers is scarcely felt in the Great Britain, even at the stern- most part of the vessel; and midships, and at the fore, it is not • a perceptible; while, as a proof of the excellence of her ma» c inery, it may jjg mentioned that, throughout the whole voyage, not a screw or pin became loose. A gale of wind appears to be more calculated to show the vee- lei's great powers than a calm. In the former, when the wind keeps the sails stiff, sbe behaves very well; but when a calm pro- vails, she rolls tremendously. The rig of the Great Britain is not yet perfect; and it is, we believe, the intention of bar gallant commander, before mak- ing his next trip, to effect some important alterations in it. The wire rigging, it seems, is not found to answer so well as was at nrst anticipated. During the voyage, she carried away her main-topmast, about balt.way down an accident the more to be regretted, as it is atated to have arisen from the insufficiency of hands to take in the sail on a sudden squall of wind rising. This insufficiency, it should be stated, arose from the desertion of a large portion of the original crew at New York, just as the vessel was upon the point of sailmg, which obliged Lieutenant Hosken to make up his number with the best men he could procure on the.pot. On attempting to remove the stump of the broken mast, the day following the accident, two of the crew were seriously injured. One of them had his arm completely smashed-amputelion being afterwards performed by the ship's surgeon. For this poor fellow, the passengers subsequently collected a purse containing £ 25. The weather has been unfavourable, strong easterly winds pre- vailing nearly throughout the passage. The Great Britain does not appear to have created any parti- cular degree of excitement in the New World. NEW LIOHTS.-Some fanatics have been preaching at Exeter to immense audiences, announcing that the end of the world is fixed for the 10fh of October next. (Dividends are due at the Bank on the satne, day.) The Duke of Wellington has imported lately some three or four hundred foles from France, for the purpose of stocking Strathfieldsaye with the varmint." We have just been informed that four brickmakers were appre- hended at Birkenhead last night, on a chsrge of having been concerned in the murder of Mr. Peacop, near Rock-ferry, last winter. It appears that one of the fellows concerned 10 the murder has turned approver, and that upon his information the prisoners have been apprehended.—Albion.