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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., chapter 48 (search)
o much time if he attempted to transfer her cargo at sea, so he determined to send her to Fernando de Noronha, and depend on future contingencies. If the Agrippina, his coal-tender, should arrive int, the latter would supply him with coal. The Scotch collier did not, however, appear at Fernando de Noronha, for the Captain of the vessel, becoming frightened at the illicit business in which lie coal to the best advantage and left the Alabama to look out for herself. The Island of Fernando de Noronha is a penal settlement of Brazil. Few vessels stopped there, though many sighted it, to td the marine league, so as not to offend the delicate susceptibilities of the Governor of Fernando de Noronha, and to pay due respect to the Empire of Brazil, the great ally of the Confederacy. Ona had been stationed in latitude 30° North. and others at the equator to the eastward of Fernando de Noronha, Confederate cruisers could have done little harm; their principal object on hearing of t
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 56: commerce-destroyers.-their inception, remarkable career, and ending. (search)
al style of the Confederate cruisers. Her cruising-ground extended from the latitude of New York to the southward of Bahia, in Brazil. In the vicinity of Fernando Noronha, Maffitt picked up a vessel called the Lapwing, loaded with coal, and, by converting her into a tender, was enabled to supply himself with fuel as long as hel time allowed these vessels; although Captain Semmes had been allowed to do pretty much as he pleased by the Governor of Bahia, and also by the Governor of Fernando de Noronha. American officers in pursuit of Confederate cruisers were kept in constant excitement by hearing of excesses committed by these sea-rovers, as the latte. In his report to the Secretary of the Navy, he says: I thought it probable that the Brazilian authorities would forbear to interfere, as they had done at Fernando de Noronha, where the Confederate steamer Alabama was permitted to take into the anchorage three American ships, and to take coal from the Cora Hatch within musket-sho