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The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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the binnacle, alone, saved the schooner from being discovered by the watch of the steamer. A splendid gun-boat. christened the "Morgan," as she touched the water, was launched day before yesterday. She was planned and constructed by Mr. H. D. Bassett, a Confederate States naval constructor, and all those who know anything about the merits of a vessel, say that if she does not establish his fame as a naval architect he will not have his deserts. Her lines are the perfection of all the pnsport information contraband under the threatened act of Congress. I only wish that Mr. Secretary Mallory could see this remarkable vessel, so well built in so brief a time. I think he would order two or three dozen like her at once, and put, Bassett at the head of his whole corps of naval architects, The Morgan is 202 feet extreme length, and 38 feet 8 inches beam. She was launched with her machinery on board. Another gun-boat of about the same size, but of a different model and by a diff