orth river, where the coffin was deposited on board of the steamer that is to convey it to Ireland.
The number of men employed at the Brooklyn Navy-Yard has now reached the extraordinary figure of three thousand five hundred--the largest force ever employed within its walls; and yet it is increasing at the rate of from one to two hundred men per week.
The Surveyor of the Port seized yesterday the ship John Fyfe, just arrived from Glasgow.
One- sixteenth of the ship is owned by Henry Brigham, of Savannah, Ga.
Seamen are very scarce at this port.
The advantages offered by the Government has induced a very large number to ship in the Navy.
Crews were shipped in Boston for the ships Constellation and Constitution, packets for Liverpool, who have been detained waiting for them.
Wages to Liverpool and Havre are $18 per month, with $25 to $30 advance; to the West Indies, $15 per month, with from $18 to $20 advance.
Hon. Edward Everett delivered his lecture on the war