Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Capt. Handy” in chapter 10 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...going in an opposite direction as fast as her disabled machinery would take her,--her officers thanking their stars that they got away so easily! There is nothing that can equal the comicality of Capt. Handy 's performance-laying a train with a slow match to his magazine, and then hastening away in his boats with the American flag wound around him, and his remarkable antics when he found that his ship wou...
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