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I.—names of vessels, character of armament, and officers commanding them in the attack on Port Royal, November 7, 1861. flag-officer Francis S. Dupont and Captain Charles H. Davis, Chief of staff, with flag on board of the Wabash.

Name of vessel.Name of officer commanding.Battery.
WabashCommander C. R. P. Rogers.28 IX-in., 14 Viii-in., 2 X-in. pivots.
SusquehannaCaptain J. L. Lardner15 Viii-inch guns.
MohicanCommander S. W. Godon2 XI-in. pivots, 4 32-pounders.
SeminoleCommander John P. Gillis1 XI-in. pivot, 4 32-pounders.
PocahontasCommander Percival Drayton1 XI-in. pivot, 4 32-pounders.
PawneeLieut.--Com'g R. H. Wyman8 IX.-in. pivot, 2 12-pounder rifles.
UnadillaLt.-Com'g Napoleon Collins1 XI in. pivot, 1 20-pdr. rifle, 2 24-pdr. howitzers.
OttawaLt-Com'g T. H. Stevens1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers.
PembinaLt.-Com'g J. P. Bankhead1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers.
SenecaLt.-Com'g Daniel Ammen1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers.
Vandalia (sailing sloop)Commander F. L. Haggerty4 Viii-in., 16 32-pounders.
Isaac SmithLt.-Com'g J. W. A. Nicholson1 30-pdr. rifle, afterward 8 Xiii-in.
BienvilleCommander Chas. Steedman8 32-pounders.
AugustaCommander B. G. Parrott8 32-pounders.
PenguinLieut.-Com'g T. A. Budd4 32-pounders.
CurlewLt.-Com'g P. G. Watmough6 32-pounders, 1 30-pounder rifle.
R. B. ForbesLt.-Com'g H. S. Newcomb2 32-pounders.

1 The vessels above the line were built for war purposes, those below it were purchased.

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