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The loss of the steamer Canadian -- Further Particulars.--By later intelligence from St. Johns, we learn that immediately after the collision of the steamer Canadian with the sunken ice berg, her head was turned shorewards, with steam on. In thirty five minutes, when all hopes of reaching the shore with the ship were lost, the boats were lowered and sent away full of people. Boat number eight upset, and all in her perished. Five minutes after the lowering of the boats the ship went down bow first, with a heavy plunge, in forty fathoms of water, and drew down all that were on board except six, who were picked up, one of whom died. At the time the ship went down there was a fearful explosion aft. The Captain's boat was about twenty feet from the ship when it sunk, and it was nearly swamped. Mr. Davis, second officer, went down with the ship; also, Mr. Panton, the mill officer, who was endeavoring to save the mails-- Only seven mail bags were saved The cabin passengers