Abner Read (5 April 1821 – 7 July 1863) was an officer of the United States Navy who distinguished himself in the American Civil War.
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Quotes from the news wire:
Bam! This hit the port quarter, picked up the ship and broke the stern off, the guys were sleeping back there, we lost a lot.
– Abner Read
It was quite a violent explosion, if the explosion had been a few feet further [the ship] wouldn’t have stayed afloat. No water got up into the forward compartments— it was a very clean break.
I had been in the Navy just a short while.
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