t 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 already been wounded.
By the Carpenter's report, it will be seen that the hull has received extensiuck the sheet-anchor which was stowed above this port, breaking the shank.
The lower fluke is also broken off. The gun was entirely disabled.
Acting Master's Mate Cook and three men were killed, and Lieutenant Blake and six men wounded.
A shell which exploded on the berthdeck forward killed or wounded every man at the two shelnded makes a total of fifty-four instead of forty-three, the number reported yesterday.
I also submit the name, rate, and remarks in each case.
Killed — William H. Cook, Acting Master's Mate, splinter-wound of both legs and thighs, the left hand carried away; Eli Harwood, Captain's cook, left shoulder and arm badly lacerated;