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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 3: closing of Southern ports.--increase of the Navy.--list of vessels and their stations.--purchased vessels.--vessels constructing, etc. (search)
Supply Storeship 4 New York. 4 vessels   25   The remaining vessels of the Squadron were stationed as follows: Name. Class. No. of Guns. Where Stationed. Sabine Frigate 50 Pensacola. St. Louis Sloop 20 Pensacola. Brooklyn Steamer 25 Pensacola. Wyandotte Steamer 5 Pensacola. Macedonian Sloop 22 Vera Cruz. Cumberland Sloop 24 Returning from Vera Cruz. Pocahontas Steamer 5 Powhatan Steamer 11 8 vessels   162   The Powhatan arrived at New York March 12, 1861, and sailed early in April for Fort Pickens. The Pocahontas reached Hampton Roads on the 12th of March, and the Cumberland on the 23d of the same month. Of vessels on foreign stations the following had returned in obedience to orders from the Department. From Mediterranean: Name. Class. No. of Guns. Date of Arrival. Richmond Steam Sloop 16 July 3. Susquehanna Steam Sloop 15 June 6. Iroquois Steam Sloop 6 June 15. From coast of Africa: Name. Class. No. of Guns
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 10: naval engagement at South-West pass.--the Gulf blockading squadron in November, 1861. (search)
red into with the Confederate leaders. How could the government hope to put down a rebellion in the South when there was such rebellion against its orders by a captain in the Navy? The order directing the landing of these troops was dated March 12, 1861. On April 1, 1861, Captain Adams, in a letter addressed to the Secretary of the Navy, says: I declined to land the men as it would be in direct violation of the orders of the Navy Department, on which I was acting; the orders to la. Adams on the 12th of April. Capt. Vodges' company was immediately landed at Fort Pickens. Thus from the time Capt. Vodges arrived and was placed on board the Brooklyn, and from the time of General Scott's orders to land the troops, dated March 12, 1861, twenty-four days elapsed before any thing was done to relieve Fort Pickens, Capt. Slemmer remaining in command of the fort all that time with only twenty-five men. Where, then, is the protection that was granted by the Navy Department? Th