The Columbus, McKellar, arrived in the Downs yesterday from Quebec, is a four-masted Ship; her length 301 feet - breadth 50 feet 6 inches - depth 30 feet - 3690 tons measurement - and has a cargo of 6300 tons of white and red Pine and Deals. She sailed from Quebec on the 5th of September, and ran on shore on Bersiamitis Point, where she lost two anchors and cables, and sailed from thence 12th September. An anchor of 71 cwt. and 70 men were sent from Deal yesterday to assist her, she being very leaky.
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius
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