Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 2 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... the Navy Yard the following named vessels:
The steam frigate Merrimac, of 40 guns, the same vessel which, after being converted into an ironclad by the rebels, made such havoc among our ships at Hampton Roads ; the sloop of war, Germantown, 22 guns; sloop of war, Plymouth, 22 guns; brig, Dolphin, 4 guns.
All these could have been prepared for sea in a short time.
There were also the following named o...
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