Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rhode Island” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:

...come critical and it being impossible to keep the Monitor free of the water that came aboard with every sea, signals of distress were burned. Gallant and untiring efforts of rescue were made by the Rhode Island , and one of her boats was on its third and last perilous trip to remove those still aboard the Monitor when the ill-fated vessel suddenly disappeared beneath the angry waters, carrying down with her ...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Rhode Island (Rhode Island, United States) 3,308 6 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (California, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (Texas, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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