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MR. GLADSTONE'S SAFETY.

THE FIRST SHOT.

ANOTHER ACCOUNT.

THE KILLED AND WOUNDED.

RECEPTION OF THE NEWS.

PROTEST OF THE FOKEKUY CONSULS,

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REWARDS FOR BRAVERY.

~ I A PERILOUS POSITION..'

IDEATH OF A SWISS GUIDE.

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THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALEXANDRIA.-

PREPARING FOR ACTION.

A FLAG OF TRUCE.

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ADMIRALTY TELEGRA M.

THE SHIPS IN ACTION.

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THE SHIPS IN ACTION. The following are some particulars respecting the armament and power of the ships taking part in the actionThe Inflexible is a turret ship, carries four 81-ton guns, which are worked in the turret, and has armour varying from 16 to 24 inches. Captain John Fisher in command. The Sultan carries 12 guns, eight of 18 tons and four of 12 tons each, and is armed with plates of from six to nine inches thick. Captain W. J, Hunt Grubbe ia in command. The Alexandra, has armour varying from eight inches to twelve inches. She is commanded by Charles F. Hotham, and carries ten 18-ton guns, and two guns of more powerful calibre, viz., 25-ton guns. The Superb has armour of from 10 to 12 inches, and carries four 25-ton guns. Thoaiaa Le H. Ward is her J captain. The Temeraire has four 25-ton guns, and four j 18-ton guns, and fights a most formidable ship. She I has armour of from 8 inches to 10 inches. Captain I Nicliolssn is in command. I The Monarch haa the same thickness of armour as the Temeraire, but carries four 25-ton guns. and two 6i.ton guns, and is not of such fighting strength as the Temeraire, Captain Henry Fairfax is in com- mand. The Invincible carries ten 12-ton guns, and has plates of from 6 to 8 inches. Captain Robert Moly- neux is in command. The Penelope has iron plates of six Inches thickness, and carries eight 9-ton guns. She is a double-screw corvette, and is the weakest of the vessels engaged in the bombardment.

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DESTRUCTION AND ABANDONMENT…

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