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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
two vessels were seen on our starboard-bow, one of which proved to be the United States steamer Isaac P. Smith, commanded by Lieutenant J. W. A. Nicholson, of the Navy. She descried our signal of distress — which was ensign half-mast, union down — and stood for us. About 10 o'clock we were hailed by the Smith, and given to understand that, if possible, we would all be taken on board. A boat was lowered from her, and we were enabled to take a hawser. This. through the carelessness of Captain Litchfield, of the Governor, was soon cut off or unavoidably let go. The water was still gaining on us. The engine could be worked but little, and it appeared our only hope of safety was gone. The Smith now stood off, but soon returned, and by 1 o'clock we had another hawser from her, and were again in tow. A sail (the propeller-bark Young Rover , which had been discovered on our starboard-bow during the morning, was soon within hailing-distance. The captain proffered all the assistance he coul
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Letters relating to the battle of Port Royal and occupation of the Confederate forts. (search)
two vessels were seen on our starboard-bow, one of which proved to be the United States steamer Isaac P. Smith, commanded by Lieutenant J. W. A. Nicholson, of the Navy. She descried our signal of distress — which was ensign half-mast, union down — and stood for us. About 10 o'clock we were hailed by the Smith, and given to understand that, if possible, we would all be taken on board. A boat was lowered from her, and we were enabled to take a hawser. This. through the carelessness of Captain Litchfield, of the Governor, was soon cut off or unavoidably let go. The water was still gaining on us. The engine could be worked but little, and it appeared our only hope of safety was gone. The Smith now stood off, but soon returned, and by 1 o'clock we had another hawser from her, and were again in tow. A sail (the propeller-bark Young Rover , which had been discovered on our starboard-bow during the morning, was soon within hailing-distance. The captain proffered all the assistance he coul
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
rd-Assistants, W. T. Graff, J. C. Garner and J. B. Carnes. William Badger--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, S. G. Swain; Acting-Master's Mate, J. B. Somes. Poppy--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, Wm. Clark; Acting-Master's Mate, T. P. Jones; Acting-Second-Assistant Engineer, C. W. O'Neill. Anemone--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, W. C. Borden; Acting-Master's Mates, G. W. Briggs and Theo. Stone; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Wm. Higman; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. L. Wright and H. Litchfield. Alert--Fourth rate. Acting Ensign, John Bishop; Acting-Master and Pilot, D. M. Abbott; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Wm. Mahan; Acting-Third-Assistants, Eli Tympenny and J. W. Briggs. Heltotrope--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, G. B. Griffin; Acting-Master's Mate, Samuel Davis; Engineers: Acting Second-Assistant, S. G. Flynn; Acting-Third-Assistants, John McKenney and Edward J. Cahill. Epsilon--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, Eli M. Boggs; Engineers: Acting-Third-Assista