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

...rds the Minnesota, which ship lay aground apparently at her mercy, but the pilots would not attempt the middle channel with the ebb tide, and night was fast approaching. So the Merrimac returned to Sewell's Point and anchored. In passing the Minnesota the iron-clad opened fire, but only a single shot struck the frigate; the gun-boats, however, accompanying the Merrimac did much greater damage with their rif...

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