Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...e had, apparently, the least idea that the Merrimac was ready for service. The utmost ignorance seems to have prevailed in our squadron with regard to her capacity to do harm. The writer was in Hampton Roads a short time previous to the appearance of the Merrimac, and while standing on the wharf a decent looking mechanic landed from a small boat. He told the writer that he had escaped from Norfolk, whe...
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Hampton Roads (Virginia, United States) 2,301 158 35 0 0 user votes

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