Here 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 W