Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shenandoah” in chapter 1.11 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...fter anchorage was secured, four armed boats were dispatched with orders to capture the vessels and bring their officers, ships' papers, log-book, instruments for navigation and whaling charts to the Shenandoah . After the boats left the steamer the Confederate flag was hoisted and a gun fired.
This signal, announcing the character of the warship, brought down the American flags and the seizure was immedia...
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