Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Ferrol” in chapter 60 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ustification for censure in the want of judgment in the commodore on the 24th day of May, 1865, in not making some exertion to obtain constant and personal observation of the Confederate ram while at Ferrol , and thus ascertain the truth or falsehood of the received reports of her character.
There might also be some cause for reflection on the conduct of the Federal commander in remaining quietly at an...
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