for some time around the Sandwich Islands, showing the American flag occasionally at different seaboard cities, and had sailed for the headquarters of the squadron at Panama to replenish her stores and provisions when last heard from.
For over forty days the naval officers and sailors at the latter place were rather anxious about her. The Levant is a sailing sloop-of-war of the third class, and carries twenty guns.
We append a list of her officers:
Commander, Wm. E. Hunt; Lieutenants, W. C. B. S. Porter, E. C. Stout, Colville Terrett, R. T. Bowen, Dawson Phœnix, attached to the flag; Purser, A. J. Watson; Acting Master, J. C. Mosely; First Lieutenant of Marines, R. L. Browning; Passed Assistant Surgeon, J. S. Gilliam; Assistant Surgeon, D. E. Montgomery; Captain's Clerk, A. O. Shuff: Purser's Clerk, C. Woodward; Acting Boatswain, H. Edmontson; Acting Gunner, R. S. King; Carpenter, John Jarvis; Sailmaker, C. T. Frost; Master's Mates, William Lewis, P. Morrison, Samuel H. Brown.