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The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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the side of the wheel- house. They were all hand-cuffed, but wore no other irons. The officers. The captain of the privateer Savannah calls himself T. Harrison Baker. He says that he was born in Philadelphia, and is now thirty-seven years old. He is a tall, full-bearded, by no means repulsive looking man, and was neatly t of them were sent in with the first and only prize captured — the brig Joseph, from Cardenas. [Our reporter noted with some surprise the frankness with which Capt. Baker spoke of his affairs, particularly with regard to the prize Joseph. It will be remembered that the Perry brought one of the crew, who is supposed to be dispose, and indeed of United States vessels generally. The prisoner, Geo. Knickerbocker, brought by the Perry, claims to be a New Yorker and to have been impressed. Baker says he shipped with him as George Livingston, and received $20 as an advance at the time of his shipment. John Harleston is the first officer. He is a South
The sloop-of-war Germantown. --This ship, which was devoted to destruction in the memorable attempt to destroy the Gosport Navy-Yard, has been raised and is now undergoing such repairs as will in a few weeks accomplish her thorough renovation. The contract for raising the G. was undertaken by those skillful artisans, the Messrs. Baker, who expeditiously and faithfully executed it Lincoln's destructives not only set fire to the G., but scuttled her; and in addition to this the large, tall shears fell across her. But in the hands of skillful workmen she has not only been put afloat again, but will soon be fit for service, we trust, in the Confederate Navy. --Norfolk Herald.