The Southern navy.
--The navy of the Southern Confederacy consists of the following revenue cutters, seized from the U. S. Government: McClelland
, 4 side guns, and one pivot, crew 35 men; Lewis Cass
, one 68 pounder, crew 45 men; Aiken
, one 42-pounder, crew 35 men; Washington
, one 42-pounder, and the Dodge
Besides these, there is the tug propellor James Gray
, purchased at Richmond
, which carries a 42-pound Columbiad; the captured slave brig Bonita
, which is being changed to a war vessel; the steam gun-boat Nina
, which mounts one gun, and has just returned to Charleston
from a ten days cruise on the coast, and the steamer Everglade
The U. S. steamer Fulton
, seized at the Pensacola
navy-yard while in ordinary, carries four 32-pounders.
It will cost $10,000 to put her in sea-going trim.