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" Whereas we had available for immediate purposes one hundred and forty-nine first-class war-ships, we have now two, these two being the Warrior and her sister Ironside. There is not now a ship in the English navy apart from these two that it would not... "
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Page 692
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New Outlook, Volume 72

Alfred Emanuel Smith - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1902
...war-ships, we now have two, these two being the Warrior and her sister the Ironsides. There is now not a ship in the English navy apart from these two that...to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor. Iron is the link between wood and steel in naval construction ; its quick passage from use as the material...
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The Steam Navy of the United States: A History of the Growth of the Steam ...

Frank Marion Bennett, Robert Weir - Marine engineers - 1896 - 953 pages
...purposes one hundred and forty-nine first-class war-ships, we have now two, these two being the Warrivr and her sister Ironside. There is not now a ship in...to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor. ' England and all other maritime powers immediately proceeded to reconstruct their navies, and the...
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The Steam Navy of the United States: A History of the Growth of ..., Volume 1

Frank Marion Bennett - Marine engineers - 1897
...were of no further use for fighting purposes. Commenting upon the news of that event, the London Times said: ' Whereas we had available for immediate purposes...to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor. ' England and all other maritime powers immediately proceeded to reconstruct their navies, and the...
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"Constitution" and Guerriere." Lake Erie. "Monitor" and "Merrimac ...

Edward Kirk Rawson - Naval battles - 1899
...admirers of the Monitor aud of Ericsson. He is a great genius." LIEUTENANT T. AP R. CATESBY JONES. Whereas we had available for immediate purposes one...apart from these two, that it would not be madness to think of an engagement with that little Monitor. London Times. So of the Monitor, " Minotaur,"...
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The Monitor and the Navy Under Steam

Frank Marion Bennett - Armored vessels - 1900 - 369 pages
...interference. This discovery was well expressed by the " London Times," which said editorially : " Whereas we had available for immediate purposes one...trust to an engagement with that little Monitor." It is doubtful if any naval conflict in the history of the world ever attracted such widespread attention...
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New American Navy, Volume 1

John Davis Long - 1903
...war-ships, we now have two, these two being the Warrior and her sister the Ironsides. There is now not a ship in the English Navy apart from these two that...to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor. Iron is the link between wood and steel in naval construction; its quick passage from use as the material...
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The New American Navy, Volume 1

John Davis Long - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1903 - 178 pages
...now have two, these two being the Warrior and her sister the Ironsides. There is now not a ship ha the English Navy apart from these two that it would...to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor. Iron is the link between wood and steel in naval construction; its quick passage from use as the material...
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Organized Democracy

Albert Stickney - Democracy - 1906 - 268 pages
...purposes 149 first-class war ships, we have now two, those two being the Warrior and her sister Ironsides. There is not now a ship in the English Navy apart from those two that it would not be madness to entrust to an engagement with that little Monitor." The English...
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History of the United States of America, Volume 4

Henry William Elson - History - 1908 - 911 pages
...the London Times, " we had one hundred and forty-nine first-class warships, we have now two. . . . There is not now a ship in the English navy apart...trust to an engagement with that little Monitor." Every maritime power in the world began from this date to reconstruct its navy on the basis of the...
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A Short History of the United States Navy

George Ramsey Clark, William Oliver Stevens, Carroll Storrs Alden, Herman Frederick Krafft - 1911 - 503 pages
...receiving the news of the battle, "Whereas we [the English] had available for immediate purposes 149 first-class warships, we have now two, these two being...trust to an engagement with that little Monitor." " As the North immediately proceeded to construct other monitors of an improved type, the danger of...
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