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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
guns are too strong for our walls of stone, brick and mortar. Note.--As the Tennessee was the most powerful and remarkable vessel the Confederates ever built, the scientific reader may take some interest in the following description of her construction, from the report of a Board of Survey, ordered by Admiral Farragut, after the battle: Description of the Confederate iron-clad Tennessee. The vessel had been built at Mobile, Alabama, under the superintendence of Messrs. Pierce and Bassett, naval constructors, and Mr. Frick, chief engineer of the station. Hull. The hull of the vessel was very strongly built in every part, the materials being oak and yellow pine, with iron fastenings. Length from stem to stern on deck, 209 feet; greatest breadth of beam on deck, 48 feet; mean average draught of water about 14 feet. The deck was covered fore and aft with wroughtiron plates, two inches thick. The sides of the vessel were protected by an over-hang, sponsoned, and covere
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
. Pynchon; Acting-Masters, H. S. Young and M. W. McEntee; Acting-Ensigns, Geo. H. Dodge and J. N. Frost; Acting-Master's Mates, Geo. P. Gifford and Geo. W. Adams; Engineers: W. W. Shipman, R. B. Plotts and Joseph Knight. Kickapoo--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, M. P. Jones; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, D. C. Woods; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Foster Thayer; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. B. Gilbert; Acting-Masters, S. V. Bennis and DeWayne Stebbins; Acting-Ensigns, J. W. Chandler, Ezra Bassett, F. W. Grantzour and G. G. Tripp; Acting-Master's Mates. E. R. Bradley and L. W. Sedam; Engineers: Acting-Chief, D. C. Riter; Acting-First-Assistant, G. W. Lunpkins; Acting-Second-Assistants, N. F. Johnson, Andrew Dolan and Samuel M. Sykes; Acting-Third-Assistants, Wm. T. Baxter, Wm. S. Robb, John Feihl and Martin Hilands; Acting-Gunner, J. H. Howe; Acting-Carpenter, Wm. Ostermeyer. Metacomet--Third-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, James E. Jouett; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, H. J. Sle