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sels. The Tennessee is in a state to do good service now. To restore her to the state of efficiency in which she was when she went into the action with this fleet on the fifth instant, it will be necessary to overhaul much of the iron plating on the port and after sides of the casemate, and replace some of it. The iron gun-port slides or shutters, which were damaged, must be either removed or repaired. A new smoke-stack is required and additional ventilators should be fitted. Blowers are required to produce proper ventilation in the engine-room and on the berth-deck. When these small repairs and additions shall have been made, the iron-clad Tennessee will be a most formidable vessel for harbor and river service, and for operating generally in smooth water, both offensively and defensively. The original of this report is accompanied by sectional views of the Tennessee, and a sketch showing the effect of shot on the outside. We are, very respectfully, your obedie