Ansuastair, May 28.-The following promotions have this day taken place, conse- quent on the death, on the 27th instant, of Vice-Admiral of the Red Sir F. Mason, K.C.B.-Vice-Admiral of the White J. Ayscough to be Vice-Admiral of the Red; Vice-Admiral of the Blue Sir E. Tucker, K.C.S. to be Vice-Admiral of the White ; Rear-Admiral of the Red Sir C. Napier, K.C.B. to be Vice-Admiral of the Blue; Rear-Admiral of the White Sir J. R. Rowley, Bait, to be Rear-Admiral of the Red ; Rear-Admiral of the Blue Sir J. Hill, Kt. to be Rear-Admiral of the White; Capt. J. It. Burton, K.H. to be Rear-Admiral on the Reserved Half-pay List ; Capt. W. F. Martin to be Rear-Admiral of the Blue; Retired Capts. W. H. Smyth and B. San- mares to be retired Rear-Admirals, on the terms proposed in the London „Gazette of let Sept. 1846, without increase of pay.