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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 6.47 (search)
te vessel; and, after much circumlocution, fell into the hands of the Danish Government, at the time, be it remembered, while Prussia and Austria were at war with Denmark. How this occurred is not pertinent to this narrative. We can only conjecture that Prussian spies were not so wide-a-wake as had been some other detectives. She was taken to Copenhagen under the direction of Danish naval officers, in order to witness and test her capacity as a sea-going vessel. Her performance in the North sea some-what dampened the ardor of these hardy seamen of the North, for they looked upon her as being more of the amphibia kind than of that class of vessels in whi sea-worthiness was not favorable. Her good qualities were ignored, and her disposition to act the part of the leviathan exaggerated. Moreover, the war in which Denmark was engaged was speedily brought to a close and the services of such a vessel were no longer required. In a word, that Government wished to get rid of her; and a