Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Pembroke Jones” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...n the 9th of May, while at anchor off Sewell's Point, it was noticed at
sundown that the Confederate flag was not flying over the batteries.
A boat was sent on shore and found them abandoned.
Lieut. Pembroke Jones was then dispatched to Norfolk, and returned with the news that Norfolk was evacuated, and the Navy Yard on fire.
That determined the fate of the Merrimac.
Her occupation was gone, and to prev...
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