Loss of a New Yankee War Vessel.
--Advices from Hilton Head
, received through late New York papers, state that the gunboat Magnolia
arrived August 28th, from a cruise, bringing intelligence to Admiral Dupont
of the total loss of the new U. S. steam frigate Adtrondac
, Capt. Gausevoort
, on the morning of Saturday, the 23d of August, at Man of War Point
, Abacco island, about one hundred miles north of Nassau
G. stated in his dispatch that his men were all safe, and had taken refuge upon a small island in the vicinity of the wreck.
He was of opinion that his armament could be saved.