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DISCOVERY of a SHIPWRECKED CREW. Some time in May last, Rear-Admiral Reynolds, of the United States Navy, heard at Yokohama that there were a number of shipwrecked persons supposed to be on some island near Dampier Straits, in lat. 0.34 S., and long. 130.32 E. It appears that the whaling barque Agate, which was in that vicinity in February last, was boarded by natives from the Island of Ballanta, King William, and other islands, and the captain of the barque was informed by one of the chiefs that on an island to the northward there were sixteen white men and one woman. The informa- tion was communicated in broken English, and was hardly intelligible. In the direction in which the chief pointed lay the islands of Garmen, Lama, and Maygieu, as well as several smaller ones, and it was impossible to tell how far off the shipwrecked people were. Acting upon this information, Admiral Reynolds despatched the steamer Alert to search for the cast- aways among the islands about Dampier Straits. A San Francisco despatch now states that the schooner G. S. Stevens had arrived at that port, and re- ported having fallen in with the barque Panic, of New Bedford, on the 2nd March, the captain of which signalled that he had on boaid the crew and passengers of the schooner Urania, wrecked on the island of Lokin (?) The discovery of those unfor- tunate people is most extraordinary, considering that the schooner Urania has been missing since December, 1875. It appears that the Urania sailed from Kodish, Alaska Territory, on the 29th December, 1875, for San Francisco, since which time nothing has been seen or heard of her. She had then on board, besides her crew, Mr. Sheeran, the United States collector at Alaska, Captain Lee and his wife, and others, making a total of sixteen men and one woman, which is exactly the number given to the oaptain of the Agate by the chief of the Island of Ballanta, in February.

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