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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 2: bombardment and fall of Fort Sumter.--destruction of the Norfolk Navy Yard by the Federal officers. (search)
Paulding summoned. hostile attitude of the people of Norfolk and Portsmouth. vessels at the Norfolk Navy Yard. ships that were historic. ad Washington of the hostile attitude of the people in Norfolk and Portsmouth towards the government, and their determination that the Navy Deprd, have saved the Navy Yard against attack, overawed Norfolk and Portsmouth, and prevented the channel from being obstructed by the Confedera bid defiance to 5,000 Confederates in arms, and held Norfolk and Portsmouth under her guns until every ship was hauled out of harm's way. n all the preparations were completed. The people of Norfolk and Portsmouth were wrapped in slumber, little dreaming that in a few hours the ountry brilliantly illuminated. The inhabitants of Norfolk and Portsmouth, roused from their slumber, looked with awe at the work of destrue river to the Pawnee and Cumberland, the rebels from Norfolk and Portsmouth rushed into the Yard to save what they could from the flames, and
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 3: closing of Southern ports.--increase of the Navy.--list of vessels and their stations.--purchased vessels.--vessels constructing, etc. (search)
iled. Frigates--   1861. 1861. 1861.   Potomac New York April 27 July 30 Sept. 10   St. Lawrence Philadelphia April 20 Late in May. June 29   Santee Portsmouth, N. H April 17 May 27 June 20 Sloops--           Savannah New York April 1 June 1 July 10   Jamestown Philadelphia April 9 May 18 June 8   Vincennes Boston April 9 June 24 July 12   Marion Portsmouth April 20 June 30 July 14   Dale Portsmouth April 20 June 30 July 17   Preble Boston April 20 June 22 July 11 Brigs--           Bainbridge Boston April 20 May 1 May 21   Perry New York April 20 May 1 May 14 Steamers--           Roanoke New York April 20 JunPortsmouth April 20 June 30 July 17   Preble Boston April 20 June 22 July 11 Brigs--           Bainbridge Boston April 20 May 1 May 21   Perry New York April 20 May 1 May 14 Steamers--           Roanoke New York April 20 June 20 June 25   Colorado Boston April 20 June 3 June 18   Minnesota Boston April 3 May 2 May 8   Wabash New York April 9 April 29 May 30   Pensacola Washington         Mississippi Boston April 6 May 18 May 23   Water Witch Philadelphia Feb. 14 April 10 April 17 When the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
98 Key West Oct. 16, 1862 Owasco. Schooner Princeton 3,870 28 916 96 2,953 32 do Oct. 16, 1862 Susquehanna. Schooner Prize 837 84 237 54 600 30 do Oct. 24, 1863 Octorara. Sloop Pioneer 2,366 92 1,058 18 1,308 74 New York April 27, 1863 Portsmouth. Steamer Patras, cargo of 58,787 64 6,336 82 52,450 82 do Dec. 9, 1863 Bienville. Steamer Planter 198,690 58 16,872 00 181,818 58 Key West Feb. 29, 1864 Lackawanna. Steamer Patras 34,000 00 4,077 41 29,922 59 New York Feb. 29, 1864 Bie Santiago de Cuba. Schooner William 95,324 97 6,953 04 88,371 93 do Oct. 7, 1863 De Soto. Schooner Wm. E. Chester 22,298 74 2,590 35 19,708 39 do Oct. 10, 1863 Montgomery. Schooner Wave 6,250 26 1,958 95 4,291 31 New York Nov. 25, 1862 Portsmouth. Schooner Water Witch 5,731 30 1,938 33 3,792 47 do Nov. 5, 1863 Arthur, Sachem.   Whiskey, cargo of Waiting for prize list of the George Mangham. 533 48 125 46 408 02 Washington   George Mangham. Schooner Wave 5,001 90 821 59 4,180