Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 32 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

... two of our finest frigates sunk or destroyed at Newport News, 250 gallant officers and men slain almost in cold blood, three frigates run on shore and at the mercy of the Merrimac, and every ship at Hampton Roads thrown into a state of panic, which unfortunately was witnessed by a foreign man-of-war lying at anchor off Fortress Monroe. It would have saved the government a shock which it did not recover from...
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Hampton Roads (Virginia, United States) 2,301 158 35 0 0 user votes

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