Statistics for occurrence #1 of “English Channel” in chapter 14 of James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy.:

...pound shells lodged in the sternpost of the Kearsarge but failed to explode. Had it done so, in all likelihood it would have been the Kearsarge and not the Alabama that went to the bottom of the English Channel . Although the Kearsarge was wrecked on Roncador Reef in 1894, her sternpost with the shell still imbedded in it was recovered and became a historic relic. in order to keep the two vessels from pa...
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