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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 13: building a navy on the Western rivers.--battle of Belmont. (search)
ls of the war surpassed by no other vessels. Rear-Admiral A. H. Foote. One of Flagofficer Foote's first acts was to establish a depot at Cairo, Illinois, where his vessels could berepaired and could replenish their stores; and those who remember the Navy Yard at Mound City, near Cairo, and the large fleet which grew from the small squadron first put afloat, will wonder why we should require so many navy yards atthe present time when we hardly fit out a dozen vessels in a year. Com'r A. M. Pennock was placed in command of the depot at Cairo, the navy yard being literally afloatin wharf boats, old steamers, tugs, flat-boats, or even rafts, as the government owned no land at that point; but when the station was subsequently established at Mound City, just above Cairo, the Union exulted in the possession of a real navy-yard of some ten acres, which, although sometimes under water from freshets, soon grew to a respectable size. although its machine shops, carpenter shops, etc., we
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 25: capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post. (search)
. Steam-tug Mistletoe. Acting-Ensign, W. H. H. Ford; Acting-Master's Mate, Hamilton Bateman; Acting-Engineers, W. F. Sandford and Silas Hasky. Steam-tug Samson. Acting-Ensign, James D. Buckley; Acting-Master's Mate, Wilmot Duley; Acting-Engineers, Geo. Kimber and C. F. Yager. Steam-tug Lilly. Acting-Ensign, Richard H. Smith; Acting Engineers, James Miller and J. C. Jones. Steam-tug Myrtle. Acting-Engineer, Thomas Guernsey. Naval station at Cairo, ill. Commander, Alex. M. Pennock, Fleet-Captain; Paymaster, A. E. Watson, Inspector-in-charge; W. Brenton Boggs, Purchasing Paymaster and Navy Agent; E. W. Dunn, Paymaster attached to Squadron; A. H. Gilman, Paymaster attached to Station; Acting-Lieutenant, J. P. Sandford, Ordnance Officer; Acting-Chief-Engineer, W. D. Faulkner, Superintendent; Acting-Chief-Engineer, Samuel Bickerstaff, Superintendent of light draughts; Acting-Master John W. Atkinson, Superintendent of tugs; Acting-Ensign, Peter O'Kell, Executive
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 29: siege of Vicksburg--continued. (search)
ned if their aid could effect it. With such officers and the able general who commanded the Army I have not feared for the result, though it has been postponed longer than I thought it would be. First and foremost, allow me to speak of Captain Pennock, fleet captain and commandant of station at Cairo. To him I am much indebted for the promptness with which he has kept the squadron supplied with all that was required or could be procured. His duty has been no sinecure. and he has perfand and Tennessee Rivers, and have shown themselves to be most able officers. I feel no apprehension at any time with regard to movements in that quarter. Had it not been for the activity and energy displayed by Lieutenant-Commander Fitch, Captain Pennock and Lieutenant-Commander Phelps, General Rosecrans would have been left without provisions. To Captain Walke, Commander Woodworth, Lieutenant-Commanders Breese, Foster, Greer, Shirk, Owen, Wilson, Walker, Bache, Murphy, Selfridge, Prichet
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
ed in evidence by Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese, of the Navy, and others, and many instances could be cited from the books kept at Cairo. Illinois, by Captain A. M. Pennock, Chief-of-Staff. If this expedition was intended as a commercial one, the Army and Navy commanders should have received such instructions that there wouNavy Department owes exclusively the preservation and honor of its fleet. Mississippi Squadron, January 1st, 1864. Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. Captain A. M. Pennock, Fleet-Captain. Steamer Black Hawk--Flag-ship. Lieutenant-Commanders, K. Randolph Breese and Watson Smith (Flag); Fleet-Surgeon, Ninian Pinkney; AssiSteam-tug Ivy. Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Eugene Callahan; Acting-Third-Assistant, T. H. Neely. Naval stations at Cairo and Mound City. Captain Alex. M. Pennock, Fleet-Captain and Commandant of Station; Commander Fabius Stanley, Ordnance Officer; Fleet-Paymaster, E. W. Dunn; Paymasters, W. B. Boggs and A. H. Gilm