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* Nominal armament. The official list numbers 671 vessels, but names only 636. Number of vessels in the British nary, 636; mounting, when armed, 17,681 guns. ber of men and boys employed, 40,000.

Nacal Force of France.^

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Total number of vessels of all classes in the French navy, 346. Total number of guns, when all are armed, 8,928. Number of men and boys In the naval service, in 1846,27,554

Nacal Force of Russia {

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Number of men in the Baltic and Black Sea fleets, 59,000.

* From the Navy List for January, 1846. 1 From " Annales Maritunes," June, 1845. I From McGregor's Commercial Statistics.

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Number of vessels, besides sloops and brigs of war, 134; mounting 1,546 guns,

Nacal Force of Mexico.]

The naval force of Mexico recently in commission consisted of 3 brigs, 2 steamers, and 18 smaller vessels; mounting in all 42 guns. Commercial tonnage unknown.

Comparatice View of the Nacal Forces of the Powers of Europe and America.

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* Although the whole naval force of these nations has been placed in the column of " in commission," it is probable that a portion of it is in " ordinary," but it is not known what portion. These nations have a few war steamers, but the number is not known.

t 323 of this number are gun-boats. } 86 are men-of-war cutters and gun-boats.

H Exclusive of the Caspian fleet.

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Of sailing vessels in the Indian navy,
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* From the United Service Journal, for 1846.
t From recent information by American officers.

Comparative View of the Commercial Importance of different Nations.

- No. of guns to
- No. of vessels in
Nations, in the order of their each 100,000
commercial importance, *. and Tonnage. tons of com-

sheries. merce.
United Kingdom of Great Britain, 23,898 3,007,581 588
United States, . - - 19,666 2,416,999 97
France, . - - 13,782 : 1,063
Sweden and Norway, . - 5,450 471,772 224
Holland, . - - 1,528 241,676 683
Russia, - - - Not known. 239,000 2,466
Two Sicilies, - - 9,174 213,198 158
Austria, - - - 6,199 208,551 821
Turkey, . - - 2,220 . 182,000 1,461
Sardinia, - - - 3,502 167,360 26
Denmark, - - 3,036 153,408 709
Portugal, - - - 798 80,525 --
Spain, . - - 2,700 80,000
Brazil, - - - Unknown. Unknown.
Mexico, . - - Unknown. Unknown.

WI. ARMY LIST.

1. WINFIELD. Scott, Major General, (commissioned July 25, 1814,) General-in-Chief—Head Quarters, Washington City.

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Roger Jones, Brevet Brigadier General, and Adjutant General.
L. Thomas, Major, and Assistant Adjutant General.
W. G. Freeman, Captain, and Assistant Adjutant General.
Col. George Croghan, Inspector General of the Army.

Col. S. Churchill, do. do. do.
w 2. FIELD OFFICERs of REGIMENTs.
First Dragoons. Lieut. Col. B. Riley,

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