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Daily Archives: January 16, 2012

the right sort of officer…

He had been imprisoned – captured by the Confederates whilst delivering secret orders concerning the relief of Fort Pickens. Recently released, he was still in poor health when the order came to take command of a curious new experimental vessel taking shape in Greenpoint. His name?  John Lorimer Worden. The 43 year old Lieutenant received […]