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Sinking of the ''Merrimac''

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"Sinking of the 'Merrimac' is a riveting account of bravery and sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds. Richmond Pearson Hobson tells the story of the daring mission to block the entrance of Santiago Harbor during the Spanish-American War, a mission that ultimately led to the sinking of the USS Merrimac. Hobson's detailed account of the events leading up to and following the sinking is both captivating and informative, offering a unique perspective on this pivotal moment in American naval history. His descriptions of the courage and selflessness displayed by the crew of the Merrimac are truly inspiring, reminding readers of the incredible acts of heroism that have shaped our nation's past. Sinking of the 'Merrimac' is a must-read for anyone interested in military history or tales of valor in the face of adversity."

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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. This book contains Hobson's personal narrative of how the scheme was carried out and of what happened afterward.

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