Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Godon” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ct, the Admiral believing that it would be an ultimate saving in time of battle.
The fleet was now formed into three divisions.
There were five Commodores in the fleet — Thatcher, Lanman, Godon , Schenck and Radford.
The latter officer had immediate command of the iron-clads.
From all these officers Rear Admiral Porter received hearty support, although, owing to the fortunes of war, he h...
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