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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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and extent of the damage was ascertained, the connection between the two boilers immediately shut off, and the engines operated with the remaining boiler. I regret to state that through this accident to the starboard boiler, First Assistant-Engineer R. H. Fitch and six of the firemen and coalheavers on watch below at the time, were seriously scalded by the hot water and escaping steam. In its present condition the boiler is totally unfit for use. No further damages were sustained in this C. Jensen, seaman; James Agern, first-class fireman, scalded; Emanuel Boyakin, cabin steward; Robert Lenox, landsman; Patrick Dorris, landsman, missing, killed or drowned. Wounded severely — J. R. M. Mullany, commander, left arm amputated; R. H. Fitch, First Assistant-Engineer, scalded; Oliver Crommelia, Surgeon's Steward, scalded; John Peacock, first-class fireman; scalded; William Mitchell, landsman, scalded; John Nelson, landsman, scalded; William Ager, coal-heaver, scalded; William Burt