Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Puerto Cabello” in chapter 47 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...owledged by Spain?
In this instance Semmes reckoned without his host, for he found at least one Government that had some respect left for the great republic of North America.
Semmes arrived off Puerto Cabello after night-fall, and the next morning, making the ship and crew as much like those of a man-of-war as circumstances would permit, he steamed into the harbor, the prize-vessel following under sail.
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