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e Government at London, has sent a copy of Captain Semmes's official report to the London Times. Capht — gallantry of the Alabama's crew — How Captain Semmes was Rescued — the Hauling down of the Conf hoisted salls; but it was soon reported to Capt. Semmes by one of his officers that his ship was siWhen her stern was completely under water, Captain Semmes gave orders for his men to save themselves, which was as fat as possible obeyed. Capt. Semmes and his First Lieutenant, Mr. J. M. Kell, asted condition, as he had been entrusted by Capt. Semmes with the ship's papers, and to no one else boat load he took them on board the yacht, and Semmes was at once placed below. As soon as all thatne 21) correspondence London Post.] As Captain Semmes is in England, you will get better accounten the steamer that was now fitting out for Capt. Semmes herein the Thames. And he added that she wnd to go out and witness the fight, and rescue Semmes if he were defeated. --The officer also said t[20 more...
Kearsage was so much greater than the weight of metal on board the Alabama, we could fore see no other result, unless Captain Semmes could succeed in boarding. This he would no doubt have effected had he not been crippled by the passage of a shot thee merchants can only ensure safety to their ventures by covering them with the British flag. The high spirit of Captain Semmes would not allow him to decline a challenge, and we are hardly sorry, notwithstanding the issue of the contest, that hl of the American ships, and to no superior valor or seamanship of either officers or crew. And so it has proved now. Capt. Semmes's only chance was to board. That failing, he had none left but to let his ship go down, as it did, in "150 fathoms ofen captured 18,000, although they are continually boasting that they number twenty-five million, and we but six million, while at the same time they are compelled to get the help of our negroes. All honor to Capt. Semmes and his glorious crew.