Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Bailey” in chapter 44 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...is wedged in it there is no use in attempting to haul her through; only water can help us, and we want but one foot of that to get every vessel through. It would be paying a very poor compliment to Colonel Bailey to suppose him incapable of supplying the desired quantity in one or two days. I am as anxious as yourself to see the vessels all through, and, though I have every confidence in the zeal and ability ...
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