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euse or Trent, to the great terror of the inhabitants living near their banks. The largest of these gunboats was the "Underwriter," the capture of which forms the subject of my brief sketch. Undoubtedly a large majority of my readers will remeched to his splendid naval reputation, and the readers of Maryatt will remember well his ideas upon the subject. The "Underwriter" lay under three very large forts, close beside a town filled with troops, and tied head and stern to the shore. o days after the whole party arrived, except, alas! the four poor fellows left behind. To close, I will say the "Underwriter" was a large side-wheel steamer, formerly a New York ocean tug boat, but was commissioned in September, 1861. She firebout 325 tonnage. Jacob Westerville — a grand rascal — a North Carolinian, was her commander. Taken all in all, the "Underwriter" was one of the most formidable gunboats of the new purchase, and the best in the sounds. In another letter I wil