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zza. Their aim was not effectual in intercepting his communication of orders, though his hat, his coat, and finally his boat, were penetrated, and the ship was with difficulty regained.--Congress voted to him a sword, in testimony of his gallantry on this occasion. After subsequent services as lieutenant in the Mediterranean squadron, he was in 1829 acting as executive officer of the United States ship Fulton, then the receiving ship at Brooklyn Navy-Yard. In the catastrophe of the 4th of June, when the magazine of this ship exploded, he received his most serious bodily injuries. With his face lacerated, his jaw broken, his shoulder maimed, the flesh torn from his limbs, and contusions blackening his body, life seemed scarcely to have a tenement left for itself; and identified no longer by his visage, but by his uniform, he was laid and reported among the dead. The explosion of the magazine of the Fulton occurred while the officers and a small company of guests were dining