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ron eased ship, though no other nation has got a gun which will destroy ours. We shall presently have a gun, it is said, which would enable the efforts force at Spithead to command every force of water between them. We have fifteen iron-cased ships, the Duke of Somerset against us, either built or on we have five wooden men-ofut it seems only one, cupola vessel actually ordered. This is something, but the question of the navy is still infinitely more a gouts than that of the forts at Spithead--Lord Vivian, indeed, in introducing the subject of the debate, made a remark which may be found hereafter to contain a most pertinent argument. We are taking all this thought for Spithead because of the stores contained in Portsmouth arsenals, which might be consumed by the shells of a hostile fleet; but when small iron cupola vessels have been substituted for the old fashioned fighting ships, when metal is everything, and timber, masts, sails and cordage, have almost disappeared from o