as completed, the ship was chartered by the Portuguese Government, and she set out on her voyage to Lisbon.
At the instance of Mr. Adams, the Niagara, under Commodore Thomas T. Craven, proceeded to Liverpool, and, learning the proposed destination of the Georgia, took measures to intercept her. Meeting her outside of Lisbon, Craven seized her and sent her into Boston, where she was condemned.
The claim for damages subsequently entered on behalf of Mr. Bates before the Mixed Commission at Washington was unanimously disallowed.
The members of the Liverpool firm which had been engaged in fitting out the Georgia and securing her crew were afterward indicted under the Foreign Enlistment Act, and, being found guilty, were sentenced to pay a fine of £ 50 each.
The Confederate operations in England did not suffer motions so much from the penalty inflicted upon the guilty parties as from the scandal and notoriety caused by the prosecution and the light which it threw upon the methods of t
she was found by the Niagara and Sacramento, under Commodore T. T. Craven, who took up a position in the adjoining port of Coruña. On the 24th of March the Stonewall steamed out of Ferrol and lay for several hours off the entrance of Corufia; Craven, however, declined to join battle, under the belief that the odds against him were too great, although the Niagara carried ten heavy rifles, and the Sacramento two 11-inch guns.
The Stonewall steamed that night to Lisbon, thence to Teneriffe and Nassau, and finally to Havana.
It was now the middle of May, and the Confederacy was breaking up; Captain Page therefore made an agreement with the Captain-General of Cuba, by which the latter advanced $16,000 to pay off his officers and men and received possession of the vessel.
She was subsequently turned over to the United States, and finally sold to Japan.
Another cruiser, the Tallahassee, was originally the English blockade-runner Atlanta, and made two trips from Bermuda to Wilmington in