Thursday, February 2

Acasta in the News

PORTSMOUTH, June 20. Vice-Adm. Martin sailed on Monday, in the Acasta frigate, Capt. Kerr, for Lisbon. The Acasta has on board a large quantity of specie, for payment to the troops in the Peninsula; on the delivery of which the Acasta will proceed to South America.

The Loire frigate, Capt. Schomberg sailed, on Monday on a secret service; and the Antelope, of 50 guns, Capt. White, sailed on Monday for Torbay, to receive Sir J.T. Duckworth's flag, for Newfoundland.

The Martin, of 18 guns, Capt. Evans, is appointed convoy for Bermuda.

The Laurestinus frigate, arrived from the River Plate, has brought about 400,000 dollars.

Arrived, the Vangeur, of 74 guns, and Asia, of 74 guns, from off Cherbourg; the Dreadnought, of 98 guns, from Plymouth, to be docked; Castor, of 36 guns, from Jamaica; and Laurestinus, of 24 guns, from the Rio Plate.

Exerpt from 'The Salisbury And Winchester Journal and General Advertiser of Wilts, Hants, Dorset, and Somerset.' Monday, June 22nd, 1812 issue.

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