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sinking of the Merrimac

by Richmond Pearson Hobson

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937.,
  • Merrimack (Steamer),
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Naval operations.,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Prisoners and prisons.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richmond Pearson Hobson ; with an introduction and notes by Richard W. Turk.
    SeriesClassics of naval literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE727 .H68 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2396278M
    ISBN 100870216325
    LC Control Number87026026

      Sinking of the Merrimac June, 3, - posted in MILITARY SHIPS AND VESSELS: I found this period print still in the frame it was put in of the sinking of the Merrimac under command of Lt. R. P. Hobson who later recieved the Medal of Honor in for his action. He later became a Admiral. This took place at Santiago De Cuba and Hobson was taken as a POW. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Sinking of the Merrimac at nd: Hobson Richmond Pearson.

    Merrimac, less often reported as Merrimack, was one of the original group of Confederate Government-owned blockade-runners operated by the Ordnance Department, CSA (cf. Cornubia).She was an iron paddle-steamer with two stacks "hinged for lowering," a short foremast only, which could be bark-rigged, and was said to have done 18 knots on her trials. The sinking of the "Merrimac"; a personal narrative of the adventure in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, June 3, , and of the subsequent imprisonment of the survivors, by Richmond Pearson Hobson. Hobson, Richmond Pearson, New York: The Century co., Subject terms.

    The family will have a celebration some time this summer at their farm in Merrimac, once travel restrictions have been lifted. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s name are welcome to Sarah’s Place, an adult day care facility located at Water St., Haverhill, Mass. , or through their website at. The Sinking of the Merrimac during the Spanish-American War, Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). USS Merrimac was a United States Navy collier during the Spanish–American was the only American vessel sunk by the Spanish navy in that conflict.

Merrimac, a steamship, was built by Swan & Hunter shipyard as SS Solveig in Wallsend, England, in November She was purchased by the US Navy in April Rear Admiral William T. Sampson ordered her to be sunk as a blockship at the Fate: Sunk, 2 June by Vizcaya, Reina Mercedes.

The Sinking of the 'Merrimac' (Classics of Naval Literature series) by Hobson, Richmond Pearson/Turk, Richard W. (intro/notes) and a great selection of related books, art. Book Condition: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.5/5(1). LibriVox recording of The Sinking of the ''Merrimac'' by Richmond Pearson Hobson.

Read in English by Delmar H Dolbier During the Spanish-American War, Naval Constructor Hobson U.S.N. devised a plan to scuttle a ship in the channel leading to Santiago harbor in Cuba and thus bottle up the Spanish fleet at anchor in the bay. The sinking of the Merrimac. [Richmond Pearson Hobson] Home.

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Find more information about: ISBN: the sinking of the merrimac Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos.5/5(5). Sinking the Merrimac On 1 June, RAdm. William T. Sampson arrived at the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba.

His arrival added to the already considerable forces of Commo. Winfield S. Schley’s Flying Squadron, and the combined fleet set about blockading the harbor.

Adm. Pascal Cervera y Topete was anchored well out of range and safe behind the harbor’s fortifications and its narrow. Bibliography: (As a service to our readers, clicking on title in red will take you to that book on ) Graham, George Edward, Schley and Santiago.

(Chicago: W. Conkey Company, ). Hobson, Richmond Pearson, The Sinking of the Merrimac. (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press,ISBN:a reprint of an edition). The Sinking of the ''Merrimac'' Richmond Pearson HOBSON ( - ) During the Spanish-American War, Naval Constructor Hobson U.S.N.

devised a plan to scuttle a ship in the channel leading to Santiago harbor in Cuba and thus bottle up the Spanish fleet at anchor in the bay. Full text of "The Sinking of the "Merrimac";: A Personal Narrative of the Adventure in the Harbor of Santiago " See other formats.

Title Hobson. The sinking of the "Merrimac" / E.A. Wright, Philadelphia. Summary Richmond Pearson Hobson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. SINKING OF MERRIMAC (CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE) By Richmond Pearson Hobson - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

Sinking book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A grim secret. A life in danger. When a crazy old man leaps out of the bushe /5. The Sinking of the Merrimac (Classics of Naval Literature) The Merrimac event “It was about 3 o’clock on the morning of June 3rd when the Merrimac entered the narrow channel and steamed in under the guns of Morro Castle.

The stillness of death prevailed. It was so dark that we could scarcely see the land. Add tags for "The sinking of the "Merrimac"; a personal narrative of the adventure in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, June 3,and of the subsequent imprisonment of the survivors,".

Be the first. The Sinking of USS MERRIMAC. BACKGROUND: One of the most dramatic events of the Spanish American War, and one which caught the public imagination, was that of the deliberate sinking of the collier MERRIMAC. Assistant Naval Constructor Richmond Hobson modified a broken down collier (coal supply vessel) to be operated by a skeleton crew of eight.

CSS Virginia was the first ironclad warship constructed by the Confederate States Navy during Civil War (). Lacking the numerical resources to take on the US Navy directly, the Confederate Navy commenced experimenting with ironclads in Built as a casemate ironclad from the remains of the former steam frigate USS Merrimack, CSS Virginia was completed in March Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame Decem Decem by Donna R Causey Today Magnolia Grove, located at Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that is overseen by the Alabama.

Title: Hobson. The sinking of the "Merrimac" / E.A. Wright, Philadelphia. Date Created/Published: [between and ] Medium: 1 photomechanical print: halftone. Summary: Richmond Pearson Hobson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Reproduction. (shelved 1 time as sinking-ships) avg rating — 68, ratings — published Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, naval engagement during the American Civil War on March 9,at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbor at the mouth of the James River, notable as history’s first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of a new era of naval warfare.The Confederate ironclad 'Merrimac' sinking the USS 'Cumberland', (c).

The 'Merrimac' sank two Union ships in an attempt to break through their blockade, in Hampton Roads, Virginia. She then fought the Union armoured ship 'Monitor' in a battle lasting 9 hours.