and the West Indies.
The Trent left the port of Havana on the morning of the 7th of November, under the command of Captain Moir.
Nothing of interest occurred until about noon of the 8th, when, in the narrow passage of the Old Bahama Channel, or transfer to this ship.
We, the undersigned, embarked at Havana on the 7th inst. as passengers on board the Trent, Captain Moir, bound to the Island of St. Thomas, in one of the regular passenger lines of the British Royal Mail Steamship Company, and with side-arms, boarded the Trent, and in presence of most of the passengers assembled on the upper deck, said to Captain Moir that he came to demand his passenger list.
The captain refused to produce it, and formally protested against any ri, where his boats were, the undersigned going at the same time to their staterooms on the deck next below, followed by Captain Moir and the other passengers.
The lieutenant returned with a party of his men, a portion of which were armed with sidearm
Stewart and I. C. Fuller; Acting-Master's Mate, R. P. Herrick; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, George Doig; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, C. H. Hammatt; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, E. Barry; Acting-Third-Assistants, A. S Churchill, J. C. Smith, R. H. Ryan, J. W. Grant, and J. C. Wells.
Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Wm. D. Roath; Acting-Ensigns, T. H. Marks and H. D. Trott; Acting-Master's Mates, G. C. Short and W. H. Howland; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, John Moir; Acting-Third-Assistants, W. S. Dobson, T. McCreary and James Boyd.
Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Geo. B. Livingston; Acting-Master, J. B. Stover; Acting-Ensigns.
Joseph Avant, Albert Buhner, John Aspinwall, Jr., and James Auld; Acting-Master's Mate, W. H. Richmond; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Geo. C. Webber; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Thomas Jernegan; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistants, Hiram Warner; Acting-Second-Assistants, C. B. Culver and D. S. Leff