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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 56: commerce-destroyers.-their inception, remarkable career, and ending. (search)
ameleon, etc. cutting out of the U. S. Revenue steamer Caleb Cushing from the harbor of Portland, me. capture of the Florida on the coast of Brazil. an apology to the Brazilian government. Captain Collins' punishment. the Florida sunk in Hampton Roads. destruction of the whaling fishery in the Arctic ocean. neutrality laws violated by foreign governments. scenes on board the Confederate cruisers. actual losses inflicted by the Alabama and Shenandoah. criticisms, remarks, etc., etc. The only punishment inflicted on Commander Collins was an order to take the Florida back to Brazil with all his prisoners, and deliver the vessel to the Brazilian Government intact. For this purpose the Florida was sent to Admiral Porter, at Hampton Roads, that she might be properly prepared for sea. The expedition against Fort Fisher was then fitting out, and the Roads were crowded with vessels of every description. While the Florida was lying in the stream an army transport came in colli
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