eavier armament, it will draw less by one half than the Virginia, and will prove invulnerable to attack, while irresistible in attacking Nothing that is now known to naval architecture, that floats upon the an, can withstand the shocz of an encounter with this new cref — retains like it has ever been With one like it in the barbore of the five or six principal reports of the South, the Lincoln f s must other leave the watery they inf submit to the fate which overtook their consorts in Hampton Roads.
In due time whereabouts and power will be made known by deeds in it will cheer the true sons of the South, sand the chill of death to the glory of the Northern Navy, and startle the world with its wondrous exploits.
This is no fancy sketch — no empty boats.
The plan has been approved by the Government, and are of more will be built immediately.
From the drawing we have seen and the explanations we have had, we feel confident that this new vessel, will easily accomplish all the inv