January 3, 1846


Shipwreck. — The U. S. schooner T. F. Hunt, arrived yesterday in 6 days from Aransas, we learn that the schr. Magnet, Capt. Burgess, from New Orleans for Aransas Bay, with subsistence, wagons, &c. &c. For the army, went ashore on the beach of St. Joseph’s Island on the morning of the 22d ult.  The vessel was a total loss — the cargo was saved, although in a damaged condition.


Source: The Daily Picayune, January 3, 1846, p. 2, col. 1.


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