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Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

Tragedy on the River Potomac

Hello folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I’ve recently become aware of an impressively blunt book by Captain John W. Trimmer called “How to Avoid Huge Ships.” And no, I’m not kidding. I don’t even need to say anything about it – instead, I urge you to […]

Monitor Log: August 13 1862

Remarks August 13/62   Commences & till 4 Wind N. & clear cool weather                                                            Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Fresh breeze from N.E & passing clouds. At 7.30 Gunboat Gennesee went down the river                                                                                                           Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d  weather clear                                                         S.D. Greene   […]