Naval. — The U. S. schooner On-ka-hy-e,
which sailed from Norfolk on the 26th ult. with despatches,
put back and anchored abreast of Old Point light-house on the afternoon
of the 2d inst. The Norfolk papers do not mention the cause of her
The U. S. steamer Col. Harnes, Lieut.
Com’g Whittle, was to sail on the 3d inst. for Mobile and thence for
Texas. The Norfolk Herald furnishes the following list of her officers:
Wm. C. Whittle, Lieut. Com’g;
1st Lieut., M. Smith;
Acting Master Geo. W. Rogers;
Passed Ass’t Surgeon, Wm. A. Nelson;
Passed Midshipmen, R. T. Renshaw, H. N. T.
Midshipmen, A. F. Warley, J. J. Waddell;
Captain’s Clerk, Geo. Goldsborough;
Coast Pilot, John D. Wood;
2d As’t Engineer, Sam Archibald;
3d Ass’t Engineer, Theo. Zeller;
Passengers, M. M. Thompson, 3d Ass’t
Engineer; Wm. Luce, 3d do.; John Brown, Emigrant for
The U. S. steamship Princeton, Commander
Engle, sailed from Pensacola on the 5th inst. for Aransas,
with despatches for Gen. Taylor.
Source: The Daily Picayune,
September 11, 1845, p. 2, col. 2.