nd 43 wounded; many of the latter, I am happy to say, are slight.
The list will not appear large when it is considered that we were nearly two hours under fire.
Among the others we have to regret the loss of an officer, Acting-Master's Mate William H. Cook, who was killed while bravely doing his duty, having al-ready been wounded.
By the carpenter's report it will be seen that the hull has received extensive and serious injuries, having being struck 23 times.
Our mainmast is ruined, havir; Chief Engineer, Mortimer Kellogg; Acting-Third-Assistant Engineer, H. H. Arthur; Surgeon, George Maulsby; Captain of Marines, G. P. Houston; Captain, E. Denicke, U. S. A. (Signal Officer); Pilot, Christopher Lawrence; Acting-Master's Mates, Wm. H. Cook, F. C. Duncan and A. L. Stevens; Paymaster's Clerk,----Baker; Boatswain, Chas. A. Bragdon; Acting-Gunner, John Quevedo; Carpenter, R. G. Thomas; Sailmaker, D. C. Brayton.
[Note.--A more complete list cannot be obtained.]