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tray craft had moored alongside of the wharf, Capt. Christian, son of the Provost Marshal, went on board the boat and took possession of it in the name of the U. States. The boat had a crew of three men, viz, captain, engineer and deck hand, also two passengers, She left Norfolk at half past 5 this morning on the pretence to go to Tenner's creek to tow a schooner, on board of which was a gun, to the Navy-Yard. The ruse worked well; hence the escape. The passengers from Norfolk report that Sewell's Point has been abandoned by the rebels, they taking away with them all the ammunition except ten charges for each gun. Craney Island has been partly abandoned; some of the guns have been sent to Richmond, and all the powder, with the exception of ten rounds to each gun. Norfolk is being evacuated. Great many citizens remain, steadfastly refusing to stare the positive destruction of the rebel horde. Captain Lee, Confederate States Navy, is in command there, and says "he will not leave