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happy? – Dec 12 (USS 'Cairo' sunk)

Abby Sale 12 Dec 05 - 09:05 AM
Charley Noble 12 Dec 05 - 09:54 AM
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Subject: happy? – Dec 12 (USS 'Cairo' sunk)
From: Abby Sale
Date: 12 Dec 05 - 09:05 AM


In the Yazoo River north of Vicksburg, Mississippi:

For the first time in history, a ship was sunk by an electrically detonated torpedo (ie, underwater mine),
the Union ironclad gunboat USS Cairo was sunk on 12/12/1862

        So Admiral Sims was chose,
        He came into the British Isles
        And viewed the "Sub" campaign,
        Just send my old torpedo boats
        Right back to me again.

                "Sims's Flotilla" From The Book of Navy Songs,
                USNA, DigTrad filename[ SIMSFLOT

Copyright © 2005, Abby Sale - all rights reserved
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Subject: RE: happy? – Dec 12 (USS 'Cairo' sunk)
From: Charley Noble
Date: 12 Dec 05 - 09:54 AM

Abby-

And Happy Cairo Day to you as well!

Charley Noble


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