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Maine navy skipper nabs ”the Goliath of Rebeldom”

Wise to the ways of the sea, Captain Joshua D. Warren kept the steam up aboard his warship when blockading the approaches to North Carolina’s Cape Fear River. That practice paid dividends one morning in late spring 1862. Born in Wiscasset on January 1, 1809, Warren went to sea and by 1850 was a “shipmaster” […]