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MR. RICHARD BETHELL AGAIN.

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FOUNDERING OF THE STEAMSHIP LONDON. Loss of 270 Lives. PLYMOUTH, JANUARY 16 (EVENING). Messrs. Money, Wigram, and Sons' steamship London, Captaia Martin, from London for Melbourne, has foundered at sea with about 270 souls on board. The survivors—sixteen of the crew and three passen- gers--were landed at Falmouth to-day by the Italian barque Marianople. The chief officer among them, Mr. John Greenhill, the engineer, reports as fol- lows We left Plymouth on Jan. 6. On the 7th we ex- perienced heavy weather, with rain. 8th. The same. 9th. Lost jibboom and foretopmast, topgallant mast, and royal mast. About nine a.m. we lost the port lifeboat, a heavy gale prevailing at the time. On the lQfcfe, at three a.m., the ship put about, intending to run back to Plymouth. About the same time the starboard lifeboat was washed overboard by a heavy sea, which also stove the starboard cutter. At noon, lat. 46.8 N.,long. 0.87 W., we were shipping heavy saaa, which carried away the engine-room hatch, the water going down and putting the fires out. The passengers were bailing the water out of the ship with backets. JAN. 11. -The gale was still increasing, with heavy cross seas, nearly all coming over the ship. During the morning all that could were trying to stop the leak in the engine-room hatch, but to no purpose. About foora.m. four of the stern-ports were stove in. Efforts wejre made to stap them, but it was found to be im. possible. At ten a.m. lowered the starboard pinnace, which foundered. At one p.m. we could see the ship gradually sinking, it being then as low in the water as the main chain. At two p.m. the following persons left in the port cutterD. G. Wain, John Munro, and J. E. Wilson, passengers; John Greenhill, engineer; John Jones, second engineer; John Armour, third engineer; Thomas Browa, fireman W. M. Edwards, tnidshieman; D- T. Smith, boatswain s mate; William Daniels quartermaster; John King, Benjamin Shield, Richard Lewis, James Gough, Edward Quin, able sea- men William Crimes, ordinary seaman; A. G. White, boatswain's boy; William Hart, carpenter's mate; aqd Edward Gardner, second-class steward. About five minutea after leaving the vessel we saw her go down stern foremost, with about 270 patrons on board, all of whom are supposed to have perished. There were two other boats getting ready when we left, but they were too late. n ."The above-named persons who were saved were Picked up by the Marianople, and treated with the greatest kindness by her captain, Curasa. (Signed) "JOHN GREENHILL, Engineer." The survivors were driven before the gale in the matter for twenty hours before they were picked up, and had one very narrow escape of being swamped, the boat being half filled with water. The London's pumps were kept working by a donkey engine up to the last moment. The following persons are known at Plymouth to have been among the London's cabin passengers:— Mr. and Mrs. Kuen, Mrs. Hybert, Miss Cotting, Mr. and Mrs. Debenham, Dr. Woolley, Mrs. Owen and child, Mr. and Mrs. Bevan, Mr. and Mrs. Clark, Mr., Mrs., Miss, and Master Thomas, Miss Maunder, Mrs. and Miss King, Miss Yaughan, Miss McLaehlan, Mr. and Mrs. Amos, Mrs. Trail and child, Mr. and Mrs. Draper, Mr. and Mrs. Fenton and family, Mr., Mrs., Miss, and Master Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. Urquhart, Masara. De Pass, Palma, H. J. Dennis, Marks, Brown, McMillan, Sanditands, Clark, Alderson, Lewin, ^-itciak, Borrell, Robertson, Benson, Smith, Vaughan, Yoangman, J. Richardson, Tennant, and Brooks.

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