After the wheel-ropes were shot away he went on the poop to assist at the signals, and remained there until ordered to reeve new wheelropes, Wm. Gardner, seaman, behaved so coolly under fire as to draw my particular attention to him. John Preston, landsman, though severely wounded, remained at his gun until obliged to go to the Surgeon.
He reported himself slightly hurt, assisted in taking care of the wounded below, and wanted to return to his station on deck.
On examination, it was lded; William Mitchell, landsman, scalded; John Nelson, landsman, scalded; William Ager, coal-heaver, scalded; William Burtis, first-class fireman, scalded; Samuel Vanasery, coal-heaver, scalded; William New-land, ordinary seaman, flesh-wound; John Preston, landsman, eyes; Charles Matthews, landsman.
Wounded slightly — William H. Hunt, Chief-Engineer, scalded; George A. Ebbets, Captain's Clerk, contusion; William P. Treadwell, Paymaster's Clerk, scalded; Peter McKeloye, second-class fireman,