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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
iron-clads Passaic, Patapsco and Nahant attack Fort McAllister. sinking vessels on Charleston bar as obstructions. expectations of the Navy Department from the iron-clad vessels. Admiral Dupont attacks the batteries in Charleston harbor, April 7, 1863. description of the harbor of Charleston. order of Admiral Dupont previous to attacking the forts. list of iron-clads engaged in the attack. iron-clads retire before the heavy fire of the batteries. the Keokuk disabled and afterwards sun Almost everybody admitted the value of the turret-vessels as harbor defences, but many doubted their efficiency against the earthworks of Charleston. Admiral Dupont was pressed by the Navy Department to attack the batteries, and on the 7th of April, 1863, he determined to attempt what he was far from certain would be a success, in order to carry out the wishes of the government, and meet, if possible, the public expectations. To understand the harbor of Charleston, with its intricate sho
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
gh, Nahant. Sept. 6. Wagner and Gregg Ironsides, Weehawken, Montauk, Passaic, Patapsco, Nahant, Lehigh. Sept. 7. Batteries on Sullivan's Island Ironsides, Patapsco, Lehigh, Nahant, Montauk, Weehawken. Sept. 8. Batteries on Sullivan's Island Ironsides, Nahant, Patapsco, Lehigh, Montauk, Weehawken. Service of iron-clads: South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Shots fired and hits received by them during operations against Morris Island: Vessels No. of shots fired. Hits. Hits Apr. 7, 1863. Hits at Ogeechee. Total hits. 15-in. 11-in. Catskill 138 425 86 20   106 Montauk 301 478 154 14 46 214 Lehigh 41 28 36     36 Passaic 119 107 90 35 9 134 Nahant 170 276 69 36   105 Patapsco 178 230 96 47 1 144 Weehawken 264 633 134 53   187 Nantucket 44 155 53 51   104 Ironsides   4439 164     164 Totals 1255 6771 882 256 56 1194   No. of shots fired. Weight of projec. fired in tons. By Ironsides 4,439 288 1/2 11-in. by Monitors 2,332 1