Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Acting-Master P. W. Smith” in chapter 40 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

... along the banks, might have prevented any attempt of the enemy to operate the wires. In one of the pits two men were captured, ready to explode a torpedo should any vessel pass over it. These were Acting-Master P. W. Smith , of the Confederate navy, and Jeffries Johnson, private in the Submarine Corps. In those days such adventurers stood a chance of being shot as soon as captured, though now the case would be differe...

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