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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 11: Goldsborough's expedition to the sounds of North Carolina. (search)
with him: the latter to have under his command some 17,000 troops. The following is a list of the vessels which composed the naval part of the expedition, with the names of their commanders: Stars and Stripes, Lieut.-Comdg. Reed Werden; Louisiana, Lieut.-Comdg A. Murray; Hetzel, Lieut.-Comdg. H. K. Davenport; Underwriter, Lieut.-Comdg. W. N. Jeffers; Delaware, Lieut.-Comdg. S. P. Quackenbush; Commodore Perry, Lieut.-Comdg. C. W. Flusser; Valley City, Lieut-Comdg. J. C. Chaplin; Con. Barney, Act.-Lieut.-Comdg R. T. Renshaw; Hunchback, Act.-Vol.-Lt.-Comdg. E. R. Colhoun; Southfield, Act.-Vol.-Lt.-Comdg. C. F. W. Behm; Morse, Acting-Master Peter Hayes; Whitehead, Acting-Master Charles French; Lockwood, Acting-Master G. W. Graves; Brincker, Acting-Master John E. Giddings; I. N. Seymour, Acting-Master F. S. Wells; Ceres, Acting-Master John McDiarmid; Putnam, Acting-Master W. J. Hotchkiss; Shawsheen, Acting-Master T. G. Woodward; Granite, Acting-Master's Mate E. Boomer. Rear-Adm
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 12: fight between the Merrimac and Monitor, March 8, 1862. (search)
ile the Merrimac remained intact it was supposed that Norfolk would be secure against attack, and the way for an army to Richmond would be barred by the iron-clad; all of which was in a measure true. For equally prudent reasons the Monitor was kept out of battle for the present, and lay off Fortress Monroe under command of Lieut. Jeffers. There were no Federal war vessels above Fortress Monroe, but there were three merchant sailing vessels within the bar off Hampton. Tatnall ordered Lieut. Barney, in the Jamestown, to go in and bring them out. This was accomplished, although the gunboat was fired on by the forts. Two of the vessels contained supplies for the Federal Army. This was a humiliation and should not have been suffered, but prevented at all hazards, especially as the crew of an English corvette cheered the Confederates as they towed their prizes away. That night the Merrimac lay at anchor above Sewell's Point, and a few days later she went within gunshot of the fo
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 56: commerce-destroyers.-their inception, remarkable career, and ending. (search)
heme in the bud. As it was, Read's capture was due to the courage of private citizens, who did not know what force the Confederates had outside to back them. After the affair was settled, gun-boats flocked in from the North Atlantic Squadron in pursuit of the raiders, but too late to be of use. After the Florida's cruise on the coast of Brazil. she refitted and coaled at Bermuda, and thence sailed for Brest, where she was docked and thoroughly repaired. Maffitt was relieved by Captain Joseph N. Barney, who was in turn succeeded by Captain Charles M. Morris. The Florida remained nearly six months at Brest, sailed from that port in February, 1864, and, after cruising for three months against American commerce, put in again at Bermuda, where Captain Morris was allowed to take in coal and provisions. The Captain announced his intention of proceeding to Mobile. but, instead of doing so, made a cruise of three months on the coast of the United States against Federal merchant vessels
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
and Stripes, Louisiana, Commodore Perry, Valley City, Underwriter, Morse, Commodore Barney, Southfield, Hunchback, Philadelphia, Henry Brincker, Lockwood. Sloop AHetzel, Delaware, Commodore Perry, Philadelphia, Valley City, Underwriter, Commodore Barney, Southfield, Morse, Hunchback, Lockwood.   Cotton, 30 bales 6,276 05 85iter, Morse, Commodore Perry, Southfield, H. Brincker, Delaware, Lockwood, Commodore Barney, Valley City, Hunchback, Philadelphia.   Cargo of 4 canoes Waiting f 90 48,498 46 New York Dec. 31, 1863 Stars and Stripes, Louisiana, Hetzel, Commodore Barney, Valley City, Underwriter, Commodore Perry, Southfield, Hunohback, Philade Louisiana, Commodore Perry. Hetzel, Valley City, Underwriter, Hunchback, Commodore Barney, Philadelphia, Southfield, Morse, H. Brincker, Lockwood. Steamer Caroli, Louisiana. Hetzel, Delaware, Commodore Perry, Valley City, Underwriter, Commodore Barney, Hunchback, Southfield, Morse, H. Brinker, Lockwood. Steamer Neptune 40