Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Jack Matthews” in chapter 14 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... gun, was on his knees in the act of taking a shell from the box to be passed to the loader.
The escaping steam and hot water had struck him square in the face, and he met death in that position.
Jack Matthews had gone overboard badly scalded.
He was picked up by the boats.
Third Master Theo. P. Terry was severely scalded, and died in a few days.
H e was a brave officer.
Our loss in killed, wound...
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