Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Midshipman Steece” in chapter 5 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...on, 18 men second cutter, F. B. Blake, 26 men; third cutter, Midshipman J. Steece, 17 men; in all the expedition there were 100 officers, sailors and marines. The plan was for Lieut. Sproston and Midshipman Steece to land with their boats' crews and (if possible) spike the two guns mounted in the yard, while at the same time Lieuts. Russell and Blake were to attack and carry the schooner. The attack was ma...

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