Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...cided that General Weitzel should have command of the military part of the expedition.
By the 15th of October, 1864, the ships-of-war of the fleet destined to attack Fort Fisher were assembled at Hampton Roads , to the number of about one hundred.
Many of them were from other squadrons which had been depleted for the occasion.
There was a great variety of vessels, as every class in the Navy was represen...
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