For the service Ã³t the next year, the Secretary of the Navy in his Report proposes the employment of the followkig force: "For the Home Squadron, three frigates, six sloops, two steamers and five brigs and schooners; making in all sixteen vessels. For the Mediterranean, three frigates, four sloops, one brig and and store ship - nine vessels. For the coast of Ãfrica, four sloops, two brigs or schooners, and one store-ship - seven vessels. For the coast of Brazil. two frigates, three sloops, one brig and one store-ship - seven vessels. For the Pacific, three frigates, four sloops,two brigs, or schooners and one store-ship ten vessels. For the East Indies, two frigates, two sloops, one brig and one store-ship - six vessels. - For the Lakes, one steamer. For special service, the steamers Mississippi, Princeton and Union, and the small iron steamer now building at the Navy Yard, Washington.