Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Com. Watson Smith” in chapter 18 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ch to direct the fire, but being ingeniously covered with brush, they were rendered indistinguishable to the Confederate gunners.
The mortar vessels were organized as-follows:
First division, Lieut. Com. Watson Smith , consisted of the following vessels: Norfolk Packet, Lieut. Smith; O. H. Lee, Act. Mast.
Godfrey; Para, Act. Mast.
Furber; C. P. Williams, Act. Mast.
Lang-thorne; Arletta, Act. Mast.
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